Spain Volcano

Ash from erupting volcano forces Spanish islanders indoors

The Cumbre Vieja volcano on La Palma, which is part of Spain's Canary Islands off northwest Africa, has been spewing lava, ash and gases for more than six weeks.

published on : 3rd November 2021

La Palma: Hundreds more evacuate to flee volcano lava

A total of around 7,500 people have been forced to flee since the Cumbre Vieja began erupting more than a month ago. Scientists say the eruption could go on for three months.

published on : 21st October 2021

Spanish volcano eruption shuts airport, area still 'tense'

The lava has forced the evacuation of more than 6,000 people and destroyed more than 600 houses. The ash cloud temporarily closed La Palma Airport last month.

published on : 7th October 2021

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

Volcanic ash cloud halts flights to and from Spanish island

The volcano on La Palma, which is part of the volcanic Canary Islands off northwest Africa and is home to about 85,000 people, erupted on September 19.

published on : 27th September 2021

Airport reopens on Spanish island roiled by volcano eruption

Spanish airport authority Aena tweeted that La Palma airport was operational again after closing Saturday because of a heavy fall of volcanic ash that coated the runway.

published on : 26th September 2021