The Government activates PEVOLCA and changes the traffic light to yellow

The Government activates PEVOLCA and changes the traffic light to yellow

Pre-eruptive seismic activity prompts the yellow traffic light and evacuations

Given the increase in seismic activity, the Government of the Canary Islands today convened the Scientific Committee of the Special Plan for Civil Protection and Attention to Emergencies due to Volcanic Risk (PEVOLCA) to assess the situation, agreeing to activate this Plan in a situation of Alert for Fuencaliente, Los Llanos de Aridane, El Paso and Mazo and the change of the traffic light from green to yellow for said municipalities.

This diagram displays the seismic swarm since 11th of September 2021 on the island of La Palma. Sourced from Gobierno de Canarias (2021).
This diagram displays the seismic swarm since 11th of September 2021 on the island of La Palma. Sourced from Gobierno de Canarias (2021).
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