The Cumbre Vieja volcano, pictured from El Paso, spews ash and smoke on the Canary island of La Palma on Sunday. Photo: AFP
The Cumbre Vieja volcano, pictured from El Paso, spews ash and smoke on the Canary island of La Palma on Sunday. Photo: AFP
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Spanish Canary Island volcano eruption hits local record of 85 days

  • The Cumbre Vieja volcano on La Palma first began spewing lava on September 19 and has forced several thousand people to abandon their homes
  • On Sunday, after several days of low-level activity, the volcano suddenly sprang to life again, producing loud explosions and blowing a vast cloud of ash high into the sky.

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The Cumbre Vieja volcano, pictured from El Paso, spews ash and smoke on the Canary island of La Palma on Sunday. Photo: AFP
The Cumbre Vieja volcano, pictured from El Paso, spews ash and smoke on the Canary island of La Palma on Sunday. Photo: AFP
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