Unbelievable videos show a 40-foot wall of lava engulfing homes on La Palma in the Canary Islands
- Videos show a 40-foot wall of lava completely engulfing homes on La Palma in Spain's Canary Islands.
- Bloomberg and the Associated Press shared footage of the disaster on Twitter.
- The lava is a result of Sunday's eruption on the island and it could take weeks to control.
Stunning videos shared Wednesday on Twitter show a wall of lava up to 40 feet high completely engulfing homes on the island of La Palma in Spain's Canary Islands.
-Bloomberg Quicktake (@Quicktake) September 22, 2021
It's a stark contrast, as the jet-black color absolutely steamrolls over grass and shrubbery:
-AP Europe (@AP_Europe) September 22, 2021
Residents of the village of Todoque are fleeing, the report said, with nearly 7,000 total evacuees on the island.
The eruption and its aftermath could last 84 days, the AP reported, as the volcano continues to release thousands of tons of sulfur dioxide, which is toxic to the human lungs.
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