Two-Story Lava Wall Blocking Escape Route

posted by Chip Nelson -

lava wall

Lava gushing out of cracks caused by Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano over the weekend formed a two-story wall blocking parts of a highway crucial for residents to escape. as authorities warn them to steer clear of the plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass billowing into the sky.

The active flows from some of the 22 fissures that have opened up on the Big Island since volcanic activity began more than two weeks created a 20-foot wall of lava on Highway 137. Scientists said the new lava is hotter and moves faster to cover a wider area.

Get the complete story with a news reporter on the scene, CLICK HERE.

lava ocean

Comments

title

Content Goes Here

This ad will close in X seconds.