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Spain: La Palma volcanic explosions intensify after new vent opens, firefighters retreat

Firefighting crew and rescue personnel on the Spanish Island of La Palma have retreated due to intensifying volcanic explosions.The Cumbre Vieja volcano started erupting on Sunday with thousands evacuated and more than 350 homes destroyed.On Friday, authorities in three more towns told residents to evacuate.A thick plume of smoke now extends four kilometres into the […]

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Spain: La Palma ‘miracle house’ escapes lava from erupting Cumbre Vieja volcano

A dramatic image shows a house in the Canary Islands that managed to escape lava from an erupting volcano. The social media have dubbed it the residence in La Palma a “miracle house”. The volcano started erupting on Sunday. More than 200 homes have been destroyed and about 6,000 people evacuated. The lava from the […]

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Spain: La Palma volcano continues to wreak havoc, families race to retrieve belongings

Families race to retrieve belongings from their homes and escape the advancing lava on Tuesday, as sirens sounded and helicopters flew overhead in air filled with smoke from an erupting volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma.Drone footage showed the lava flowing westwards to the coast in three huge tongues, incinerating everything in their […]