La Palma volcano breaks record as it continues devastating eruption
The Metro says A volcanic eruption in the Canary Islands shows no sign of ending after 85 days, becoming the longest eruption on record in the island of La Palma.
The eruption has surged and ebbed since it first began spewing lava on September 19. It has since destroyed almost 3,000 local buildings and forced several thousand people to abandon their homes.
On Sunday, after several days of low-level activity, the Cumbre Vieja volcano suddenly sprang to life again, producing loud explosions and blowing a vast cloud of ash high into the sky.
Spanish experts had initially said the eruption could last up to three months.
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