Volcano

Associated Press
June 03, 2018 - 5:49 pm
(AP) - People of the villages skirting Guatemala's Volcano of Fire have begun mourning the few dead who could be identified after an eruption killed dozens by engulfing them in floods of searing ash and mud. Mourners cried over caskets lined up in a row in the main park of San Juan Alotenango on...
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May 29, 2018 - 10:18 am
(CBS) -- Hawaii County officials were knocking on doors on several streets in the Leilani Estates subdivision alerting residents to flee fast-moving lava from the Kilauea volcano. Evacuation orders were issued Monday evening for anyone in the area east of Pomaikai Street to avoid being isolated by...
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Associated Press
May 24, 2018 - 8:32 am
(AP) - Scientists in Hawaii have captured rare images of blue flames burning from cracks in the pavement as the Kilauea volcano gushes fountains of lava in the background, offering insight into a new dimension in the volcano's weeks-long eruption. Volcanos produce methane when hot lava buries and...
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Associated Press
May 21, 2018 - 7:33 am
PAHOA, Hawaii (CBS) -- White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass billowed into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano poured into the ocean, creating yet another hazard from an eruption that began more than two weeks ago. Authorities on Sunday warned the public to...
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May 19, 2018 - 9:18 am
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Fast-moving lava crossed a road and isolated about 40 homes Friday in a rural subdivision below Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, forcing at least four people to be evacuated by county and National Guard helicopters. Hawaii County Civil Defense said police, firefighters and National...
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May 18, 2018 - 10:17 am
Light ash is still falling around Hawaii's Kilauea volcano after a huge explosion Thursday that sent big rocks flying and spewed-out an ash-cloud that reached 30-thousand feet. But things are looking a lot calmer so far today. CBS News correspondent Mark Strassmann says people living near the...
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May 17, 2018 - 9:16 am
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has erupted from its summit, shooting a dusty plume of ash about 30,000 feet into the sky. Video of Hawaii volcano's explosive eruption shoots huge ash plume into sky Explosive Eruption Reported at #Kilauea Volcano; Residents Urged to Stay...
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May 15, 2018 - 10:38 am
PAHOA, Hawaii (CBS NEWS) -- Officials on Hawaii's Big Island said some vents formed by the erupting Kilauea volcano are releasing such high levels of sulfur dioxide that the gas poses an immediate danger to anyone nearby. Hawaii County's Civil Defense agency said Monday the gas may cause choking...
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May 14, 2018 - 4:25 pm
HAWAII (CBS NEWS) -- The situation around Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is growing more serious by the hour. Another crack opened up in the earth Monday, sending more lava to the surface and threatening more homes. Kilauea's latest and ever more aggressive eruptions are both mesmerizing and concerning...
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CBS News
May 05, 2018 - 8:06 am
PAHOA, Hawaii -- A volcanic eruption on Hawaii's Big Island intensified over the weekend, with some people potentially stranded in their homes. The eruption of Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has spewed vast amounts of lava for more than three days and nights. Hundreds of earthquakes have...
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