Drone Video and Thermal Cameras Reveal Extent of La Palma Volcano's Activity

A thermal imaging camera demonstrated the extreme heat being emitted by the Cumbre Vieja volcano on September 21, which erupted on the Spanish island of La Palma on September 19.

This video taken by the Geological and Mining Institute of Spain shows the volcano continuously erupting and the hot lava flows encroaching on residences.

Firefighters have battled to try to save buildings in the path of the lava in the town of Todoque, according to El Pais. Credit: Instituto Geológico y Minero de España via Storyful

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