• Hawaii's erupting volcano is still going, and now it's a threat to passing planes too

    5 monthes ago - By The Verge

    A massive plume of ash rising from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano prompted a warning yesterday to pilots planning to fly over the area. The eruption isn't just dangerous to people on the ground anymore - it could also bring down planes.
    Kilauea has been spurting lava, molten rock, and poisonous gases from multiple massive fissures on the island of Hawaii since May 3rd. On Tuesday morning, the Halema'uma'u crater on Kilauea's summit also began continuously gushing ash - creating a plume t hat rose up to 10,000 feet in the air. Rocks falling into the vent may be responsible for more intense ash...
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  • Amount of ash in plume above Hawaii volcano decreases

    Amount of ash in plume above Hawaii volcano decreases

    5 monthes ago - By Phys.org

    Warnings to pilots remained in effect Wednesday after more unrest at Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island.
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