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Hundreds evacuated as red-hot lava threatens homes in Spain's La Palma

A satellite image in infrared color shows smoke rising as lava flows while the Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, October 14.    Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS
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A satellite image in infrared color shows smoke rising as lava flows while the Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, October 14. Maxar Technologies/via REUTERS

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Huge rocks flow down over lava spewed by the Cumbre Vieja volcano as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tacande, Spain, October 15.   REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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Huge rocks flow down over lava spewed by the Cumbre Vieja volcano as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tacande, Spain, October 15. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

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Lava, spewed from the Cumbre Vieja volcano, flows past a banana plantation as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tajuya, Spain, October 14, 2021. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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Lava, spewed from the Cumbre Vieja volcano, flows past a banana plantation as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tajuya, Spain, October 14, 2021. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

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A palm tree is surrounded by lava spewed from the Cumbre Vieja volcano blocking a road in La Laguna, as the volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, October 14. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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A palm tree is surrounded by lava spewed from the Cumbre Vieja volcano blocking a road in La Laguna, as the volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, October 14. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

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The Cumbre Vieja volcano spews lava as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tajuya, Spain, October 14. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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The Cumbre Vieja volcano spews lava as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tajuya, Spain, October 14. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

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A Spanish Civil Guard tape is seen along a road blocked by lava spewed from the Cumbre Vieja volcano in La Laguna, as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, October 14. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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A Spanish Civil Guard tape is seen along a road blocked by lava spewed from the Cumbre Vieja volcano in La Laguna, as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, October 14. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

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Cooling lava spewed from the Cumbre Vieja volcano is seen next to a destroyed advertisement for a supermarket in La Laguna, as the volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, October 14. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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Cooling lava spewed from the Cumbre Vieja volcano is seen next to a destroyed advertisement for a supermarket in La Laguna, as the volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, October 14. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

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The Cumbre Vieja volcano spews lava as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from El Paso, Spain, October 14. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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The Cumbre Vieja volcano spews lava as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from El Paso, Spain, October 14. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

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The Cumbre Vieja volcano spews lava as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from El Paso, Spain, October 14. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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The Cumbre Vieja volcano spews lava as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from El Paso, Spain, October 14. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

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Lava flows down behind houses in Los Llanos as the Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tajuya, Spain, October 13. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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Lava flows down behind houses in Los Llanos as the Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tajuya, Spain, October 13. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

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Smoke rises and lava flows as the Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tajuya, Spain, October 13. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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Smoke rises and lava flows as the Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tajuya, Spain, October 13. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

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Lava flows down behind houses in Los Llanos as the Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tajuya, Spain, October 13. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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Lava flows down behind houses in Los Llanos as the Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tajuya, Spain, October 13. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

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Lava rolls down behind street light posts in Los Llanos as the Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tajuya, Spain, October 13. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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Lava rolls down behind street light posts in Los Llanos as the Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tajuya, Spain, October 13. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

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Lava from the Cumbre Vieja volcano flows behind houses as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen at dawn from Tajuya, Spain, October 13. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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Lava from the Cumbre Vieja volcano flows behind houses as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen at dawn from Tajuya, Spain, October 13. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

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Volunteers help Enrique Gonzalez and his uncle carry belongings as they prepare to evacuate the area in prevention of the arrival of lava from the Cumbre Vieja volcano, in La Laguna, on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, October 12.   REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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Volunteers help Enrique Gonzalez and his uncle carry belongings as they prepare to evacuate the area in prevention of the arrival of lava from the Cumbre Vieja volcano, in La Laguna, on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, October 12. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

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Lava burns buildings following the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano, in Tacande, Spain, October 9. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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Lava burns buildings following the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano, in Tacande, Spain, October 9. REUTERS/Juan Medina

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Smoke rises from a fire caused by the lava spewed by the Cumbre Vieja volcano as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen at dawn from Tajuya, Spain, October 13. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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Smoke rises from a fire caused by the lava spewed by the Cumbre Vieja volcano as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen at dawn from Tajuya, Spain, October 13. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

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The Cumbre Vieja volcano spews lava and smoke as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tajuya, Spain, October 11. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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The Cumbre Vieja volcano spews lava and smoke as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tajuya, Spain, October 11. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tacande, Spain, October 9. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tacande, Spain, October 9. REUTERS/Juan Medina

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A resident carries a mirror from her home as she prepares to evacuate the area in prevention of the arrival of lava from the Cumbre Vieja volcano in La Laguna, on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, October 12. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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A resident carries a mirror from her home as she prepares to evacuate the area in prevention of the arrival of lava from the Cumbre Vieja volcano in La Laguna, on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, October 12. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

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The Cumbre Vieja volcano spews lava and smoke as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tacande, Spain, October 12. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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The Cumbre Vieja volcano spews lava and smoke as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tacande, Spain, October 12. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tacande de Arriba, Spain, October 2. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tacande de Arriba, Spain, October 2. REUTERS/Juan Medina

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Animals hosted by Benawara Animal and Plant Protection Association due to the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja Volcano are seen in Los Llanos de Aridane, on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, October 5. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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Animals hosted by Benawara Animal and Plant Protection Association due to the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja Volcano are seen in Los Llanos de Aridane, on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, October 5. REUTERS/Juan Medina

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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tajuya, Spain, October 9. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tajuya, Spain, October 9. REUTERS/Juan Medina

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A man covers his head to protect himself from the falling ash following the eruption of a volcano on the Canary Island of La Palma, in Los Llanos de Aridane, Spain, October 1. REUTERS/Borja Suarez
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A man covers his head to protect himself from the falling ash following the eruption of a volcano on the Canary Island of La Palma, in Los Llanos de Aridane, Spain, October 1. REUTERS/Borja Suarez

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Lava flows into the sea following the eruption of a volcano on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Las Hoyas Viewpoint, Tazacorte, Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, October 4. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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Lava flows into the sea following the eruption of a volcano on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Las Hoyas Viewpoint, Tazacorte, Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, October 4. REUTERS/Juan Medina

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A woman climbs a hill with a child to see the Cumbre Vieja volcano as it continues to erupt in Tacande de Arriba on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, October 2. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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A woman climbs a hill with a child to see the Cumbre Vieja volcano as it continues to erupt in Tacande de Arriba on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, October 2. REUTERS/Juan Medina

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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tacande, Spain, October 9. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tacande, Spain, October 9. REUTERS/Juan Medina

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Lava is seen through the window of a kitchen from El Paso following the eruption of a volcano on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, September 28, 2021. REUTERS/Jon Nazca     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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Lava is seen through the window of a kitchen from El Paso following the eruption of a volcano on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, September 28, 2021. REUTERS/Jon Nazca     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tacande, Spain, October 9. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tacande, Spain, October 9. REUTERS/Juan Medina

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The Cumbre Vieja volcano spews lava and smoke as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tajuya, Spain, October 11. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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The Cumbre Vieja volcano spews lava and smoke as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tajuya, Spain, October 11. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

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The Cumbre Vieja volcano spews lava and smoke as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from El Paso, Spain, October 10. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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The Cumbre Vieja volcano spews lava and smoke as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from El Paso, Spain, October 10. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

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Smoke and lava rise from the crater after lava flowed into the sea, as seen from El Paso, following the eruption of a volcano on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, September 29, 2021. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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Smoke and lava rise from the crater after lava flowed into the sea, as seen from El Paso, following the eruption of a volcano on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, September 29, 2021. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tacande, Spain, October 9. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tacande, Spain, October 9. REUTERS/Juan Medina

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The Cumbre Vieja volcano spews lava and smoke as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from El Paso, Spain, October 10. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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The Cumbre Vieja volcano spews lava and smoke as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from El Paso, Spain, October 10. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

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A man observes the Cumbre Vieja volcano as continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tacande de Arriba, Spain, October 2. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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A man observes the Cumbre Vieja volcano as continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tacande de Arriba, Spain, October 2. REUTERS/Juan Medina

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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tajuya, Spain, October 10. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tajuya, Spain, October 10. REUTERS/Juan Medina

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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from El Paso, Spain, October 8. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from El Paso, Spain, October 8. REUTERS/Juan Medina

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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from El Paso, Spain, October 5. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from El Paso, Spain, October 5. REUTERS/Juan Medina

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A man walks along an El Paso road while observing a large ash column from the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, October 4. REUTERS/Borja Suarez
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A man walks along an El Paso road while observing a large ash column from the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, October 4. REUTERS/Borja Suarez

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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from El Paso, Spain, October 3. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from El Paso, Spain, October 3. REUTERS/Juan Medina

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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seeen from the sea, Spain, October 3. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seeen from the sea, Spain, October 3. REUTERS/Juan Medina

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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from El Paso, Spain, October 5. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from El Paso, Spain, October 5. REUTERS/Juan Medina

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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from El Paso, Spain, October 4. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from El Paso, Spain, October 4. REUTERS/Juan Medina

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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seeen from the sea, Spain, October 3. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seeen from the sea, Spain, October 3. REUTERS/Juan Medina

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The church of Nuestra Senora de Bonanza is seen near the Cumbre Vieja volcano, in El Paso, on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, October 3. REUTERS/Borja Suarez
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The church of Nuestra Senora de Bonanza is seen near the Cumbre Vieja volcano, in El Paso, on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, October 3. REUTERS/Borja Suarez

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The church of Nuestra Senora de Bonanza is seen near the Cumbre Vieja volcano, in El Paso, on the Canary Island of La Palma Spain, October 3. REUTERS/Borja Suarez
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The church of Nuestra Senora de Bonanza is seen near the Cumbre Vieja volcano, in El Paso, on the Canary Island of La Palma Spain, October 3. REUTERS/Borja Suarez

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Lava flows following the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano, in El Paso, on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, October 2. REUTERS/Borja Suarez
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Lava flows following the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano, in El Paso, on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, October 2. REUTERS/Borja Suarez

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Lava flows and smoke rises following the eruption of a volcano on the Canary Island of La Palma, in Todoque, Spain, September 28, 2021. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Lava flows and smoke rises following the eruption of a volcano on the Canary Island of La Palma, in Todoque, Spain, September 28, 2021. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

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