A volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma was erupted for over a week. Over the weekend, he began to spit out lava and smoke with renewed fervor.
Lava from the Cumbre Vieja volcano, which lies on a die Canary Ioff the coast of northwest Africa, now threatens to flow into the Atlantic Ocean. On Monday, residents of the island’s east coast were forced into isolation in anticipation of lava that could lead to dangerous conditions where it meets the sea..
The eruption threw molten rock into the air, making the sky a surreal orange color. Here are some of the craziest images of the area in recent days, and what residents are facing as Cumbre Vieja continues to rumble at life..