For the residents of Hawaii’s Lower Puna community, Mount Kilauea is proving to be an unrelenting foe.
The latest threat comes as the Big Island enters its fourth week of eruptions.
Molten lava from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has entered the grounds of Puna Geothermal Venture, a geothermal power plant that provides about 25 per cent of the Big Island’s power.
Several rocks, including one measuring two feet wide, have already fallen— but the situation could get even worse.
The governor of Hawaii has declared a local state of emergency in the vicinity of the Mount Kilauea volcano following an eruption late yesterday.
Reports currently place the death toll at six, with at least 100 injuries and 60 people missing.
At least one person has died, dozens have been injured and several have gone missing after a strong earthquake struck the southern coast of Peru on Sunday morning.
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The fires, which now appear to be dying down, have torched more than 900,000 acres—roughly four times the area of New York City—since January 15th.
Remember your Bowser’s Castle lessons, people: platforms overlooking lava are bad, bad places to loiter
At the very least, it's going to make quite a big splash.
After several months of careful study, scientists think they’ve identified the cause of the first of the two back-to-back ice slides.
And there could be more to come.
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