The Gran Canarian palms
The management of the Canary Islands Volcanic Emergency Plan (Pevolca) has updated security perimeter and the evacuation zones, which incorporate population centers from the west of La Palma into the safe zone, which are added to the zones already relocated this week.
In this case, they add to the back to the homes residents of areas very close to the Cumbre Vieja volcano streams, so risks and dangers, even though it is a safe area, exist.
Starting at 7 am, residents of the north side of the wash and who live on the coastline and the Montaña de La Laguna have been allowed to return to their homes; the area from the east of the aforementioned mountain to the crossing of La Lagunaincluding the road The village; the houses located on the road Good dance; the houses along the way Cruz Chica; the way Los Campitos; the houses of the general highway of Tamanca (LP-2) and the houses on the highway of St nicolas (LP-212).
Some points on the south side are also incorporated and the return of inhabitants of the houses located on the general highway of Jedey (LP-2) and up to number 6, where the new control point will be located. The buildings located on the road are included in the relocation Cuesta Blanca, camino Piteras and I walk The Blissful.
Back home with caution
The spokespersons of the Canary Islands Volcanic Emergency Plan (Pevolca) have asked the population who are returning home today to respect the safety zones marked around the front of the laundry and established after the appropriate risk analysis, in addition to being vigilant and cautious in the face of possible risks derived from the volcano. Those properties that, according to the municipal technical offices, do not meet habitability conditions and asks to ensure that there are no bulges, deformations or cracks in walls or ceilings.
Likewise, the recommendations not to access underground spaces, turn off any ignition source until the building is ventilated, and open doors and windows to ventilate, waiting 15 minutes before entering the interior. In case you notice any symptoms like dizziness, shortness of breath, nausea or lack of strength, in addition to leaving the building quickly, he has asked the neighbors to call the emergency number 112 and ask for help.
On the other hand, for ash cleaning, you have to protect the skin, respiratory tract, and water lightly to avoid raising dust. In the case of having to clean roofs and roofs, do it only in those that have flat roofs. In risk covers, order it from specialized services. Also avoid going under unstable and ash-laden elements.
George is Digismak’s reported cum editor with 13 years of experience in Journalism