More than 1,000 buildings have been destroyed and around 6,000 people have been evacuated from their homes since the eruption began on 19 September.
Lava from the new volcano on La Palma, in Spain’s Canary Islands, has affected 595 hectares, the National Security Department (DSN) reported on Tuesday. Since the volcanic cone partially collapsed on Saturday, there has been a rise in effusive and explosive activity. This has led to more lava flows, with more liquid molten rock.
New satellite images show La Palma’s erupting volcano from space, as lava continues to flow across the island.
The pictures taken by the European Union Copernicus Sentinel-2 satellite on Sunday, show the flow of lava from the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Spanish island.