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Helicopters rescue residents from fresh Hawaii volcano lava flow

Helicopters rescue residents from fresh Hawaii volcano lava flow

Helicopters were rushed in to rescue four trapped residents after lava flowing from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano isolated a cluster of homes, as the US Geological Survey said Saturday an explosion from its crater sent ash pouring into the sky.

Warnings of more lava and possible explosion at Hawaiian volcano

Warnings of more lava and possible explosion at Hawaiian volcano

Residents near Hawaii's Kilauea volcano faced warnings on Monday that more lava-spewing fissures could open near their homes and that the volcano's summit may be getting ready for an explosion ...

Hawaii braces for worse lava flows from erupting volcano

Hawaii braces for worse lava flows from erupting volcano

More destructive lava flows could soon hit Hawaii’s Big Island as the Kilauea volcano erupts, posing a greater threat than oozing magma that has so far destroyed dozens of homes and forced thousands to evacuate ...

Hawaii volcano could be building up to big eruption: scientists

Hawaii volcano could be building up to big eruption: scientists

A Hawaii volcano that has been oozing lava and burping steam for days may be gearing up for a huge eruption, scientists have warned, prompting the closure of Volcanoes National Park on Friday.

Hawaii volcano threatens power plant, evacuations possible

Hawaii volcano threatens power plant, evacuations possible

Hawaii Governor David Ige set up an emergency task force to remove the pentane used in the power plant's turbines.

Hawaii volcano destroys over two dozen homes

Hawaii volcano destroys over two dozen homes

Evacuation orders remained in place on Monday for hundreds of residents of the Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens areas in the eastern part of Hawaii's Big Island.

Hawaii on high alert after day of earthquakes, more lava fissures

Hawaii on high alert after day of earthquakes, more lava fissures

Hawaii's Big Island was on high alert on Friday evening after the Kilauea volcano spent a day spewing lava into residential areas, forcing hundreds to evacuate, and a series of earthquakes, included a powerful tremor, shook the island.

Mount Fuji eruption could paralyse Tokyo: report

Mount Fuji eruption could paralyse Tokyo: report

Japan's iconic Mount Fuji could paralyse Tokyo with ash if it erupted, choking roads and halting water supplies, according to a government disaster planning study, a news report said Tuesday.

Japanese volcano erupts, spitting out smoke and rock; no injuries

Japanese volcano erupts, spitting out smoke and rock; no injuries

A volcano in Japan erupted on Thursday, shooting clouds of smoke and rocks into the sky, and prompting authorities to ban access to the peak, but there were no reports of any damage or casualties.

Philippines prepares for three-month volcano emergency

Philippines prepares for three-month volcano emergency

The Philippines is bracing for a possible three-month-long emergency in areas around an erupting volcano, which has already displaced more than 81,000 and caused overcrowding at temporary shelters.

Philippines plans forced evacuations from volcano

Philippines plans forced evacuations from volcano

There have been no deaths in the 10 days since Mount Mayon began belching flaming lava, superheated rocks and ash, causing 75,450 residents to flee surrounding farms and communities.

Lava fountains shoot from Philippine volcano

Lava fountains shoot from Philippine volcano

Intense lava fountains shot like fireworks up to 700 metres (2,300 feet) into the air above Mayon, the Philippines' most active volcano, on Tuesday as showering debris ...