Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to spew lava and ashes after more than three weeks erupting on the island of La Palma.
Most northwestern Canary Island
La Palma, also San Miguel de La Palma, is the most north-westerly island of the Canary Islands, Spain. La Palma has an area of 708 square kilometres (273 sq mi) making it the fifth largest of the eight main Canary Islands. The total population at the end of 2020 was 85,840, of which 15,716 lived in the capital, Santa Cruz de La Palma and about 20,467 in Los Llanos de Aridane. Its highest mountain is the Roque de los Muchachos, at 2,423 metres (7,949 ft), being second among the peaks of the Canaries only to the peaks of the Teide massif on Tenerife.
La Palma media coverage
Around 800 residents have been ordered to evacuate their homes as a lava flow on La Palma island advances.
Thermal camera images show details of the Cumbre Vieja volcano eruption which has been spewing lava and ash for two weeks on..