Hawaii officials warn residents about latest lava flow

VOLCANO, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii officials warned residents Friday that fast-moving lava was approaching an area near homes that were previously destroyed by eruptions from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano. Hawaii County Civil Defense said police, firefighters and National Guard troops were securing the area of the Big Island and stopping people from entering. About 40 homes […]

Hawaii braces for long upheaval as erupting Kilauea boils

 PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Hundreds of anxious residents on the Big Island of Hawaii hunkered down Saturday for what could be weeks or months of upheaval as the dangers from an erupting Kilauea volcano continued to grow. Lava spurted from volcanic vents, toxic gas filled the air and strong earthquakes — including a magnitude 6.9 […]

Hawaii volcano shoots lava into sky; evacuations ordered

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupted Thursday, sending lava shooting into the air in a residential neighborhood and prompting mandatory evacuation orders for nearby homes. Hawaii County said steam and lava poured out of a crack in Leilani Estates, which is near the town of Pahoa on the Big Island.Footage shown on local television […]

Indonesia volcano forces mass evacuation, shuts Bali airport

BC-AS–Indonesia-Bali Volcano,7th Ld-Writethru Nov 27, 2017 7:07AM (GMT 13:07) – 872 words By FIRDIA LISNAWATI and STEPHEN WRIGHT ,  Associated Press Eds: Updates with comment from Chinese tour group, villager affected by ash. Edits first paragraph. With AP Photos. KARANGASEM, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities ordered 100,000 people to flee Monday from an erupting volcano […]