Atlantic Ocean

Lava from Spain's La Palma island eruption reaches the Atlantic Ocean

On the way down from the Cumbre Vieja volcanic ridge, the flows have consumed at least 656 buildings, mostly homes that turned out to be in its unstoppable march to the sea.

published on : 29th September 2021

Hurricane Sam swirling over Atlantic with Category 4 winds

No coastal watches or warnings were in effect, and forecasters expected it to remain a major hurricane through late this week as it turns northward on a track that would keep its center well offshore.

published on : 28th September 2021

52 feared dead, one survivor, on migrant boat going to Spain

Migrants risk their lives trying to reach European soil by land and sea, and deaths are not uncommon in the area of the Atlantic that separates the west coast of Africa and Spain's Canary Islands.

published on : 20th August 2021