Monday, October 25

New evacuations in La Palma due to the advance of the wash that runs to the northwest

The Special Plan for Civil Protection and Emergency Assistance for Volcanic Risk in the Autonomous Community of the Canary Islands, PEVOLCA, has ordered this Tuesday the evacuation of several areas of the island of La Palma due to the advance of the wash that runs to the northwest. From 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., the people affected by this order must vacate their homes, with their belongings and pets, and go to the meeting point located in the Campo de Lucha Camino León de los Llanos de Aridane.

This is the area between Camino de Cruz Chica at the junction with Camino Nicolás Brito Pais and from this point to the junction with the LP-213 (Las Martelas – Casa Kiko), which were confined by the arrival of the lava to a industrial Estate. And, descending until the junction with the general highway from Los Llanos de Aridane to Puerto Naos. The streets are included: Camino los Breñuscos, Camino del Monte up to number 21 (included), Camino las Casitas and Camino los Barretos.

Those people who during this Tuesday cannot collect their belongings will be allowed in subsequent days, gradually and accompanied, provided that security conditions allow it.

The evacuation order comes just a few hours after the confinement of several of these areas was lifted when the air quality was checked.

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