MADRID (Pakistan Point News / Sputnik - 26th September, 2021) The airport on the Canary island of La Palma reopened on Sunday morning after a one-day pause over a volcanic eruption, Spanish airport operator AENA said.
The volcano on La Palma has been erupting for the eighth consecutive day. The lava is said to have destroyed more than 400 buildings, most of them residential buildings. More than 6,000 people were evacuated from the disaster zone. The Institute of Volcanology of the Canary Islands forecasts that the eruption could last from 24 to 84 days.