Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano eruption launches plume of ash 9,100 metres into the sky

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano eruption launches plume of ash 9,100 metres into the sky

Updated May 18, 2018 10:40:37 Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has erupted anew before dawn, shooting a steely grey plume of ash from its summit about 9,100 metres into the sky that began raining down on a nearby town. “This has relieved pressure temporarily,” US Geological Survey geologist Michelle Coombs told a …

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano continues to erupt as officials airlift residents to safety

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano continues to erupt as officials airlift residents to safety

Updated May 20, 2018 07:29:27 Fast-moving lava has crossed a road and isolated about 40 homes in a rural subdivision below Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, forcing people to be evacuated by county and National Guard helicopters. Hawaii County Civil Defence said police, firefighters and National Guard troops were securing the area …

Chasing lava: the guy who gets freakishly close to Hawaii’s erupting volcanoes – Hack

Chasing lava: the guy who gets freakishly close to Hawaii’s erupting volcanoes – Hack

Here’s what one of my worst nightmares looks like: an active volcano spews hot lava near my house; it rumbles so hard beneath my feet I can feel it in my chest; noxious gases are so thick and foul, they start to make me gag. For Demian Barrios, that exact …

Chasing lava: the guy who gets freakishly close to Hawaii’s erupting volcanoes – Hack

Chasing lava: the guy who gets freakishly close to Hawaii’s erupting volcanoes – Hack

Here’s what one of my worst nightmares looks like: an active volcano spews hot lava near my house; it rumbles so hard beneath my feet I can feel it in my chest; noxious gases are so thick and foul, they start to make me gag. For Demian Barrios, that exact …

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano could spew fridge-sized boulders, experts warn

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano could spew fridge-sized boulders, experts warn

Posted May 11, 2018 09:18:15 Photo: Nobody lives in the immediate area of Kilauea’s summit crater, which is a national park. (US Geological Survey via AP) If Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano blows its top in the coming days or weeks, as experts fear, it could hurl ash and boulders the size …

Hawaii’s Kilauea has been simmering safely for 35 years, but now it is destroying homes

Hawaii’s Kilauea has been simmering safely for 35 years, but now it is destroying homes

Updated May 08, 2018 12:47:32 Hawaii’s Kilauea is not the typical blow-the-top-off kind of volcano — it has been simmering and bubbling for about 35 years, sending super-hot lava spewing up through cracks in the ground, destroying everything in its path even miles from its summit. Key points: The volcano …

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano eruption sends ‘fountains of lava’ into air; forces evacuation of thousands

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano eruption sends ‘fountains of lava’ into air; forces evacuation of thousands

Updated May 05, 2018 07:44:08 Related Story: ‘It sounds like a jet engine’: Volcano eruption causes evacuation in Hawaii The Kilauea volcano spewed fountains of lava into communities on Hawaii’s Big Island on Friday (local time), forcing more than 1,500 people, including many retirees, to flee from their mountainside homes. …