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Lava covers potentially explosive well at Hawaii geothermal plant

Lava covers potentially explosive well at Hawaii geothermal plant

Lava from Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano on Sunday covered a potentially explosive well at a geothermal power station and threatened another, after flowing onto the site, officials said.

Number of structures destroyed by Hawaii volcano's lava rises to 82

Number of structures destroyed by Hawaii volcano's lava rises to 82

The number of structures destroyed by lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano rose to 82 late Friday, local media reported.

Lava creeps onto geothermal plant site on Hawaii's Big Island

Lava creeps onto geothermal plant site on Hawaii's Big Island

Molten lava from the erupting Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii's Big Island crept onto a geothermal power plant site on Monday, as workers rushed to shut down the facility to prevent the uncontrollable release of toxic gases.

Hawaii volcano spews ash, violent eruptions feared

Hawaii volcano spews ash, violent eruptions feared

Residents of the Big Island were warned to take shelter from the ash as toxic gas levels spiked in a small southeast area where lava has burst from the ground during the two-week eruption.

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 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.

Rains trigger warnings of mudflows from Philippine volcano

Rains trigger warnings of mudflows from Philippine volcano

Heavy rains over an erupting volcano in the eastern Philippines on Saturday threatened to trigger deadly mudflows as debris and sediment deposited on its slopes are washed out, officials warned.

More Filipinos displaced as volcanic lava fires ash

More Filipinos displaced as volcanic lava fires ash

The alert remains just one notch below the highest level of 5 after five more episodes of "intense but sporadic lava fountaining" from the summit crater over a 19-hour period from Tuesday morning.

Fighting rages in Aleppo as US, Russia try to revive truce

Fighting rages in Aleppo as US, Russia try to revive truce

Syrian government forces and their allies fought insurgents near Aleppo yesterday and jets carried out ...

Thousands to march against coal plant threat to mangrove

Thousands to march against coal plant threat to mangrove

Thousands of Bangladeshis will march from Dhaka to the world’s biggest mangrove forest next week in protest at plans to build two coal-power plants on the edge of the World Heritage-listed forest.

S Korea dismisses China warning on US missile system

S Korea dismisses China warning on US missile system

South Korea Wednesday dismissed China's warning that the planned deployment of a US missile defence system could damage ties, stressing that it was to counter ‘growing threats’ from North Korea.