Smoky Haze Shrouds La Palma as Cumbre Vieja Volcano Remains Active

The Cumbre Vieja volcano has remained active, ejecting lava and ash onto the Spanish island of La Palma on Tuesday, October 19, a month after the initial eruptions began.

Video shared on Twitter shows fires burning in the community of La Laguna on Tuesday evening as a smoky haze covers the area.

According to the Copernicus Emergency Management Service, 1,956 buildings had been destroyed across 811.8 hectares (about 3 square miles) as of Sunday, October 17. Credit: Idafe.com via Storyful

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