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Watch: Thousands flee as Volcanic eruption leaves trail of destruction in Spain
Published on Sep 21, 2021 11:02 PM IST
A major volcanic eruption in Spain's La Palma has forced thousands of people to flee as the surging lava wreaks havoc on the island. The volcano first erupted on Sunday and continues to surge, burning houses and other properties. A fresh fissure emerged due to the magnitude 4.1 earthquake that struck the area. Massive rescue efforts are underway as Spain deploys its military to assist the officials. There are apprehensions of explosions and toxic gas if the lava reaches the sea. The volcanic eruption in La Palma has occured after a gap of 50 years. Watch this report for more.