Volcanic lava threatens the church and more homes on La Palma
A fresh river of lava from a volcano on the island of La Palma, Spain, threatened on Wednesday to swallow a previously surviving parish church with a relentless eruption after 10 weeks. The lava flow closest to the Church of Los Janos de Aridan has slowed since it began on the weekend, but is still only 1 km (0.6 miles) away. Lava from the September 19 eruption on La Palma, part of the Canary Islands archipelago in Spain, consumes more than 1,500 buildings and consumes 1,130 hectares (2,800) including banana plantations, the island’s main source of income along with tourism. Acres) I covered the above.