An erupting volcano in Hawaii has destroyed five homes

An erupting volcano in Hawaii has destroyed five homes

Moscow. May 6. INTERFAX.RU IN the eruption of the Kilauea volcano located on the Big island (Hawaii), lava destroyed five houses, informs on Saturday Agency Associated Press with reference to local authorities.

BREAKING: #Kilauea #volcano erupted again in the last 48 hours in Leilani Estates, Hawaii. Lava has been reported widely over the island. #ExtremeWeather #hawaiivolcano video; @MilekaLincoln

— WEATHER/ METEO WORLD (@StormchaserUKEU) 5 may 2018.

In connection with the eruption were evacuated from their homes around 1.7 thousand people.

Thursday in the vicinity of the volcano was opened eight cracks, each with a length of several hundred meters. All of them are located in rural areas; in the midst of natural disaster was Leilani village-estates. Two of them are actively spewing lava, steam coming from the remaining vapor and gas. Locals warn about the dangerous increase in the level of sulphur dioxide in the air.

Kilauea is one of the most active volcanoes in the world.

Retweeted WEATHER/ METEO WORLD (@StormchaserUKEU):

Eruption of the Kilauea # volcano the past few days in #Hawaii USA. This was Friday when smoke was seen rising from roads and #lava was reported widely. Report; @Meteovilles #ExtremeWeather #hawaiivolcano

— wmgroup (@wmgroep) 5 may 2018.