La Palma volcano, live updates today: eruption, tsunami warning and latest news | Canary Islands


– Local officials confirm La Palma airport is still closed, leaving thousands stranded

New stream of lava from the volcano reaches the sea

– Cumbre Vieja rated at alert level 3

First V-VI intensity earthquake recorded on La Palma

– Cumbre Vieja eruption has been active for over two months, having started on 19 September

Largest earthquake since eruption began – magnitude 5.1 – registered on Friday morning

Volunteer worker killed in exclusion zone while cleaning volcanic ash

Surface area of lava now exceeds over 1,065 hectares

– More than 2,650 buildings have been damaged by the lava flow

Delta formed in Atlantic Oceanby lava flows has expanded the island’s landmass by 43 hectares

– Around 7,000 of the island’s 85,000 residents have been evacuated

Useful information

– AS speaks to expert in volcanology about the effects of lava reaching the sea

– The lowdown on the active volcanoes on the Canary Islands

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