A volcano erupted on La Palma in the Spanish Canary Islands has destroyed houses and forced 5, 500 residents to evacuate.
Lava from the Cumbre Vieja Volcano has been pouring downhill since Sunday’s eruption, devastating everything in its path with at least 100 houses destroyed so far.
The Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez flew to La palma on Sunday to oversee rescue efforts. No causalities have so far been reported.
Regional airline binter was forced to cancel four flights on Sunday due to the eruption, and 500 tourists have also been evacuated by authorities.
The 8 meters of motten Lava keeps flowing and destroys everything in its path, and is a spectacular display no one could stop it.
The volcano is expected to be active for the next few days and the lava flow is predicted to reach the coast at around 20:00 local time (19:00 GMT). The volcano last erupted fifty years ago. The south of La Palma Island is home for 80,000 people.