Witnessing the Canary Islands volcano – BBC News

Lava is still streaming down an erupting volcano on La Palma in the Spanish Canary Islands, forcing authorities to evacuate hundreds of homes, as the lava gushes towards the sea.

Local officials have warned the lava could trigger chemical reactions when it reaches the sea, causing explosions and the release of toxic gases.

The BBC’s Dan Johnson reports from the base of the volcano.

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