Observation by Paul Leyland: Cumbre Vieja eruption

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Dr Paul Leyland


Paul Leyland


2021 Oct 17 - 18:57


2021 Oct 17 - 20:30


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Tacande Observatory, MPC J22

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Cumbre Vieja volcano


Cumbre Vieja eruption

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Four weeks later.

Image courtesy of Theresa who has been evacuated to our home.

We have had around 5cmof ash so far. She and her partner Tomáš have been doing sterling work keeping the place clean and tidy, for which we are very grateful.

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Nick James
Nick James, 2021 Oct 17 - 20:34 UTC

That is definitely not one of the challenges I have observing from Chelmsford!

Dr Paul Leyland
Dr Paul Leyland, 2021 Oct 17 - 20:43 UTC

Nick: to be honest, I prefer rain to ash.

Manolo_Rodriguez, 2021 Oct 18 - 11:23 UTC

And it doesn't seem like it has any signs of stopping anytime soon. The truth is that it worries a lot. Impotence is inherent with these phenomena. All our moral support

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