Canary Islands volcano that caused concern about tsunami in Brazil erupts; no tsunami formed

Videos on social networks show the moment the cloud of smoke took over the national park in the south of the island La Palma.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -The Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma in the Canary Islands archipelago erupted on Sunday (19) after days of intense surveillance due to its seismic activity, local authorities announced.

"The eruption began in the area of Cabeza de Vaca, in El Paso," the island's local government reported on its Twitter account, which began evacuating inhabited areas near the volcano.

According to the first images broadcast live on Spanish public television around 4:30 PM local time (11:30 AM Brasília time), the volcano spewed . . .

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