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La Palma volcano – Canary Islands face toxic gas clouds as terrifying lava flow heads towards sea amid ‘constant’ quakes

WHY THE VOLCANO IS SO DEVASTATING FOR LA PALMA’S FARMERS Despite the little arable land on La Palma, farming is the island’s main source of income. Bananas are the industry’s crown jewel; nearly 3,000 hectares (7,413 acres) are planted with banana trees that provide jobs for over 10,000 of the island’s 85,000 residents. Between 6,000 and 8,000 tons of bananas…

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La Palma volcano latest: Canary Island flights cancelled with lava to hit sea and spew toxic gas as thousands evacuated

“THIS IS A CATASTROPHE.” One of the houses that was destroyed by the lava flow was that of Alberto, a man in his forties who lives in El Paraíso. He had nervously awaited news of his property last night, saying: “yesterday I was unsure, but today they confirmed that the lava has swallowed up my house. “This is a catastrophe.”…

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La Palma volcano latest – Brits flee in panic as Canary Island crater erupts forcing 5,000 peope to evacuate

WARNING TO BRITS The British government has issued a warning to holidaymakers planning to travel to and from the luxury holiday destination after the volcano started rumbling and showing signs of activity last week. The government said last night: “On Sunday 19 September 2021, at approximately 15.15 local time, there was a volcanic eruption on the Spanish Canary Island of La Palma.  “The…

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Thousands evacuated as Nyiragongo volcano erupts and fumes turn the sky red in apocalyptic scenes

THOUSANDS of people have been evacuated after the Nyiragongo volcano erupted and fumes turned the sky read in apocalyptic scenes. The government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo ordered the mass evacuation from the eastern city of Goma on Saturday following the eruption. 13 The sky turned red due to the fumes from the erupting volcanoCredit: Reuters 13 A…

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