Drone Captures Lava Rushing Into Sea From La Palma Volcano

Lava from the Cumbre Vieja volcano on La Palma flowed into the ocean on September 29, forming a new lava delta and producing potentially harmful gases, according to Spanish authorities.

Drone footage posted by the Instituto Geológico y Minero de España (IGME) shows lava rushing into the sea on Wednesday. The newly-formed lava delta can also be seen.

The ongoing eruptions at Cumbre Vieja had destroyed 744 buildings as of September 29, according to local authorities. Credit: IGME via Storyful

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