The technical director of

the Special Plan for Civil Protection and Emergency Assistance for Volcanic Risk of the Canary Islands

(Pevolca), Miguel Ángel Morcuende, has asked the inhabitants of

La Palma

that during the rainy period, particularly on Friday, they avoid traveling through areas of troughs and stand on unstable slopes due to the risk of

landslides or landslides

.

The accumulation of ash can allow the formation of hyper-concentrated flows in areas of strong runoff.

In the event that they occur, he warned of the danger of traveling in riverbed areas or at the foot of steep slopes.

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Experts warn of the dangers of the rains on La Palma in areas of runoff due to the accumulation of ash

The recommendations regarding the warning of

locally heavy rains

on

La Palma

for the next few days and the Civil Protection measures to maintain in the gas emission exclusion zones and for the general population, given the concentration of PM10 suspended particles, were some of the issues addressed at the meeting of the Directorate of the Steering Committee of the Special Plan for Civil Protection and Emergency Assistance for Volcanic Risk of the Canary Islands (PEVOLCA) of the Government of the Canary Islands, led by the Minister of Public Administrations, Justice and Security, Julio Perez.

Given the high probability of heavy rains, the AEMET has issued a yellow warning for today in the East, which will affect the entire island on Friday. In this sense, the Scientific Committee explained that the accumulation of ash can allow the formation of hyper-concentrated flows in areas of

strong runoff

. In the event that they occur, they are alerted to the danger posed by traveling in riverbed areas or at the foot of steep slopes and that the population must follow the recommendations provided by Civil Protection.

In this regard, the Technical Director of Pevolca, Miguel Ángel Morcuende, insisted that during the rainy season,

the population should avoid exposure abroad in trough areas

, especially on Friday, and not stand on unstable slopes where landslides or landslides may occur. .

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