Islanders watch lava from the Cumbre Vieja volcano light up the night sky

The lives of thousands have been impacted by the trail of destruction caused by the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja island in La Palma which has been spewing lava and ash since September 19th. Clouds of thick ash have forced the closure of the island’s airport for the second time since the eruption, grounding flights as the island waits for the nightmare to end.

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