Live: Volcano on Spain’s La Palma Island continues to spew lava and ash

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The Cumbre Vieja volcano on Spain’s La Palma Island continues to spew lava and ash, with the eruption showing little sign of abating. Almost 2,000 buildings have been destroyed and thousands have fled their homes since the eruption started on September 19. #volcaniceruption #continuousstream

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