One of South America’s most active volcanos erupted early Tuesday in southern Chile, spewing heavy smoke into the air as lava surged down its slopes, prompting authorities to evacuate thousands of people.
Lava that had been stalled on its way to a shopping center on Hawaii’s Big Island has started moving again and advanced 15 yards since Friday.
As slow-moving lava approached a cemetery in a rural Hawaii town, Aiko Sato placed flowers at the headstone of the family plot she’s tended to over the years, thinking it would be the last time she would see it.
Paradise remains in peril Sunday night in Hawaii as a lava flow spreads sideways and threatens to wipe out a town.
Lava that has been creeping toward a small town on the Big Island has stalled just before reaching the town’s main road, officials said Saturday.
The Hawaii National Guard is deploying troops to a rural Hawaii town as lava makes a slow crawl toward a major road and threatens to further isolate the community that got its start during the lumber and sugar-plantation heyday.
After weeks of slow, stop-and-go movement, a river of asphalt-black lava was less than the length of a football field from homes in a Big Island community Tuesday.
Dozens of residents in a rural area of Hawaii have been placed on alert as flowing lava from an erupting volcano advances.
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Spewing hot molten lava didn’t stop one San Francisco daredevil from descending down to the bottom of an active volcano.