Cumbre Vieaja volcano on La Palma erupts on September 19 2021. First time since 1971. Picture via Facebook video
News from La Palma, Canary Islands, where La Cumbre Vieja started erupting at 15:15 local time (14:15 GMT) after a seismic crisis with more than 6600 earthquakes during the last 8 days and a vertical ground deformation that reached 15 cm.
- La Palma seismic swarm and eruption update: Evacuation plan approved – 40,000 people ready for evacuation – Bags packed ready to go