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 volcano destroys 31 homes, spews lava more than 60 metres into the air

Hawaii volcano destroys 31 homes, spews lava more than 60 metres into the air

Posted May 07, 2018 14:31:36 The number of homes destroyed by Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has jumped to 31, with scientists saying lava is spewing more than 60 metres into the air. Local officials said the decimated homes were in the Leilani Estates subdivision, where molten rock, toxic gas and steam …

Dani Stevens’s quest to throw 70 metres at the Commonwealth Games

Dani Stevens’s quest to throw 70 metres at the Commonwealth Games

Posted April 11, 2018 06:01:48 Dani Stevens is at the peak of her athletic career and is now just centimetres shy of a mark that only a select few in women’s discus have achieved: throwing 70 metres. Since 1993, only four women have done it. To add her name to …

Commonwealth Games: Australia sets new world record in 4×100 metres freestyle relay – Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth Games: Australia sets new world record in 4×100 metres freestyle relay – Commonwealth Games 2018

Updated April 06, 2018 07:38:54 Photo: The Australians fed off the energy of the home crowd to break the world record in the 4x100m freestyle relay. (AAP: Darren England) Related Story: Australians break world records in the pool and velodrome in super start to Comm Games Related Story: Swimmers key …

Australian kayaker drops down 20 metres of dangerous Dangar Falls

Australian kayaker drops down 20 metres of dangerous Dangar Falls

Posted March 25, 2018 13:40:43 Video: Kayaker completes daring drop over Dangar Falls near Dorrigo, NSW (ABC News) An Australian kayaker has plunged more than 20 metres in a daring, hold-your-breath drop down the Dangar Falls in NSW, in the first known paddle of the famous waterfall. Lachie Carracher, 29, …