Hawaii Volcano Sends 3 Flows of Lava Into Ocean
|05/25/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Lava entered the ocean from a third flow Thursday, marking the third week of a Hawaii volcano eruption that has opened up nearly two dozen vents in rural communities, destroyed dozens of buildings and shot miles-high plumes of ash into the sky.
Low lava fountains were erupting from a nearly continuous 2-mile-long (3.22-kilometer) portion of the series of fissures that have opened in the ground, scientists said Thursday. The fountains were feeding channelized lava flows down to the coast. The eastern-most channel split, creating three ocean entries.
Since the eruption began May 3, Hawaii County has ordered about 2,000 people to evacuate read more >>>