La Palma Volcano Spews Ash and Lava as Air Quality Deteriorates on Island

Eruptions continued at the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma on Monday, October 4, severely affecting air quality in the area.

According to El Pais, the air quality on the south and west of the island is forecasted to worsen this week.

The Canary Islands Volcanology Institute said on October 4 that their collaborators were analyzing the chemical composition of the gases emitted by the volcano via remote optical sensors. Credit: idafe.com via Storyful

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