Smoke and Ash Billow From Cumbre Vieja Volcano on La Palma

The Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma spewed ash and smoke on the morning of Friday, November 12, according to newly published footage.

This footage, released by the Canary Islands Volcanology Institute, shows large clouds of ash wafting skyward.

The volcano has been erupting continuously since September 19, covering nearly 1,000 hectares (roughly 3.85 square miles) with lava, according to imagery analyzed by the European Union’s Copernicus satellite program. Scientists with Copernicus determined that volcanic activity claimed 2,605 buildings on La Palma as of the morning of November 9. Credit: Involcan via Storyful

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