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Drone footage shows lava flowing from La Palma volcano towards ocean

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Drone footage shows lava flowing from La Palma volcano towards ocean

In the above drone footage, you can see the scale of the lava flows as they slowly make their way towards the Atlantic Ocean on the island of La Palma.

183 homes have been damaged, with around 6,000 residents out of a total population of 85,000 on the island have been evacuated thus far – according to government spokeswoman Isabel Rodriguez.

The Cumbre Vieja volcano erupted on the afternoon of Sunday (19 September) after locals had experienced more than 20,000 tremors since 11 September.

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