The Spanish island of La Palma was forced to close its airport on Saturday after volcanic explosions intensified, Reuters reports.
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The big picture: The volcano's cone has broken, according to footage from drones operated by the national Geographical and Mining Institute, per Reuters.
Ash accumulation caused the airport to close and many of those with canceled flights sought to leave via ferries, causing a bottleneck at the primary port.
So far, there have been no deaths or serious injuries.
Flashback: The volcano erupted on the southern part of the island which came after many weeks of seismic activity including a 3.8 magnitude earthquake before the explosion.
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