Lava Swallows More of Beach at La Palma's Volcanic Delta

The lava delta that has been formed at the coast of La Palma has swallowed more of Los Guirres beach, video showed and local media reported, as fresh flows from the Cumbre Vieja volcano reached the sea.

Nearly 1,000 hectares of the island were covered in lava by November 9, according to imagery analyzed by the European Union’s Copernicus satellite program. Scientists with Copernicus determined that volcanic activity had claimed 2,605 buildings on La Palma by November 9.

This footage, released by IPNA-CSIC, shows the lava delta. Credit: IPNA-CSIC via Storyful

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