Drone Footage Captures Activity From Within La Palma Volcano Crater

Eruptions continued at La Palma’s Cumbre Vieja volcano on September 28, as local officials reported that lava had reached the sea on the island’s west coast.

The Canary Islands Volcanology Institute said late on Tuesday that lava flow had reached the sea at Playa Nueva.

Copernicus EMS said on Tuesday that satellite imagery indicated that some 589 buildings and 21 kilometers (13 miles) of roadway had been destroyed by volcanic activity since September 19.

Drone footage shared by the Geological and Mining Institute of Spain (IGME) on September 27 shows activity from within the volcano’s crater. A white column of smoke can be seen coming out of one of the main mouths and a black column of smoke from another. Credit: IGME via Storyful

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