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 …

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 …

Hawaiian man ‘sticks it out’ on family farm as lava from Kilauea volcano destroys dozens of homes

Hawaiian man ‘sticks it out’ on family farm as lava from Kilauea volcano destroys dozens of homes

Posted May 09, 2018 10:08:28 Edwin Montoya’s family carved their farm on the slopes of the Kilauea volcano out of “raw jungle,” transforming it into a fertile collection of gardens, animal pens and fruit trees. Now it’s in peril from the land it stands on. Key points: Officials warn that …

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 …

Hawaii rocked by earthquakes as residents brace for more lava from Kilauea volcano

Hawaii rocked by earthquakes as residents brace for more lava from Kilauea volcano

Updated May 06, 2018 07:45:17 Related Story: ‘The whole thing is Swiss cheese’: Hawaii volcano eruption sends ‘fountains of lava’ into air Related Story: ‘It sounds like a jet engine’: Volcano eruption causes evacuation in Hawaii Sputtering lava, strong earthquakes and toxic gas jolted the southern part of the Big …

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. …

Volcano erupts near homes in Hawaii causing evacuation of residents

Volcano erupts near homes in Hawaii causing evacuation of residents

Updated May 04, 2018 19:44:05 Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has erupted, forcing nearly 1,500 residents to evacuate from their volcano-side homes as molten lava makes its way through forest land and bubbles up on paved streets. Hawaii County said steam and lava poured out of a crack in Leilani Estates, which …

Vanuatu volcano eruption intensifies covering Ambae island in ash and smoke

Vanuatu volcano eruption intensifies covering Ambae island in ash and smoke

Posted April 16, 2018 19:59:02 Photo: A shift in wind direction brought on by a cyclone has dramatically increased ashfalls. (Facebook: Penama Provincial Update) The active volcano on Vanuatu’s Ambae island has once again begun spewing out ash and harmful smoke, and Vanuatu’s government is now looking into buying land …