The highest, red, alarm level is announced in Hawaii due to the intensification of the eruption of the Kilauea volcano, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).
According to the USGS, clouds of volcanic ash rise in the air at 3,700 meters.
“At any time, the activity of the volcano can become more explosive, the intensity of the ejection of ash and cracking increases,” – said USGS.
Earlier it was reported that the authorities of the Hawaiian Islands announced the evacuation of the population after the eruption of the volcano Kilauea. The media reported that about 10 thousand people were affected by the evacuation order. Later it became known that lava flows destroyed at least 30 houses.
Kilauea, located on the island of Hawaii (also known as the Big Island), is called one of the most active active volcanoes on Earth. Also, Kilauea is considered in traditional beliefs the habitat of Pele – the Hawaiian goddess of volcanoes.