Hawaii

Kilauea Alert Level Red – Major Eruption Imminent

From USGS. As of early this morning, eruption of ash from the Overlook vent within Halemaumau crater at Kilauea Volcano’s summit has generally increased in intensity. Ash has been rising nearly continuously from the vent and drifting downwind to the southwest. Ashfall and vog (volcanic air pollution) has been reported in Pahala, about 18 miles …

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Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Has Been Busier Than Usual in the Month of May

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has been busier than usual in the month of May. As of this post, 27 homes have been destroyed, 1,900 residents have been evacuated and thousands more are poised to do so, Hawaii National Volcanoes Park is closed, and crews are scrambling to remove tens of thousands of gallons of highly flammable chemicals from a …

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