Video | The moment the lava fell into the ocean off La Palma

Radio Television de Canarias captured the moment that the molten rock finally came into contact with the seawater, on the 10th day of the volcanic eruption on the Canary Island

Video: The moment the lava reached the sea on La Palma (Spanish audio).Photo: REUTERS | Video: RTVC

On the 10th day of the eruption of the new volcano on La Palma, the lava finally arrived on the coast after having destroyed hundreds of homes and other buildings. On Tuesday afternoon, the molten rock overcame the last obstacle: the Montaña de Todoque. Afterwards, the lava flowed over banana plantations and a coastal road before finally falling into the Atlantic Ocean.

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