Volcanic Eruptions Light Early Morning Sky on La Palma

Glowing lava from the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the island of La Palma illuminated the early morning sky on Friday, October 1, video shows.

The lava flow destroyed more than 1,000 buildings and was threatening another 1,200 by October 1, according to El Pais.

The Guardia Civil warned residents near the eruption to stay inside their homes “given the possibility of harmful gas” as the molten lava sizzled in the sea. Credit: Idafe.com via Storyful

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