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IN PICTURES: Spain’s La Palma volcano roars back to life after 50 years

A volcano has erupted on the island of La Palma, in Spain’s Canary Islands, sending lava shooting into the air and streaming towards nearby villages in the south of the island prompting mass evacuations.

Lava is seen flowing into the sea as smoke rises following the eruption of a volcano in the Port of Tazacorte 

A woman watches as lava flows into the sea

A woman cleans a car covered in volcanic ash in Los Llanos de Aridane 

Officials estimate the damage totaling over $450 million 

Lava seen approaching densely populated coastline 

Several small earthquakes opened up a new vent throwing lava downhill