Tuesday 18 December 2018

In Pictures: Hawaii volcano covers neighbourhood and creates new land in bay

A fissure continues to blast fresh lava several hundred feet in the air and flow towards Kapoho as the Kilauea Volcano lower east rift zone eruption continues on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Pahoa, Hawaii. (AP Photo/LE Baskow)
A fissure continues to blast fresh lava several hundred feet in the air and flow towards Kapoho as the Kilauea Volcano lower east rift zone eruption continues on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Pahoa, Hawaii. (AP Photo/LE Baskow)
Most of the Kapoho area is now covered in fresh lava as the Kilauea Volcano lower east rift zone eruption continues on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Pahoa, Hawaii. (AP Photo/LE Baskow)
Fissure 8 continues to blast fresh lava several hundred feet in the air and flow towards Kapoho as the Kilauea Volcano lower east rift zone eruption continues on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Pahoa, Hawaii. (AP Photo/LE Baskow)
Most of the Kapoho area including the tide pools is now covered in fresh lava with few properties still intact as the Kilauea Volcano lower east rift zone eruption continues on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Pahoa, Hawaii. (AP Photo/LE Baskow)
Lava destroys homes in the Kapoho area, east of Pahoa, during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, U.S., June 5, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
Lava flows on the outskirts of Pahoa during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, U.S., June 5, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
This satellite image provided by Digital Globe captured June 5, 2018, shows Kilauea summit crater in Hawaii. Lava from the Kilauea volcano destroyed hundreds of homes in a mostly rural area on the Big Island of Hawaii overnight. (Satellite Image ©2018 DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company via AP)
This satellite image provided by Digital Globe captured June 3, 2018, shows advancing lava flows as they approach Kapoho Bay in Hawaii. (Satellite Image ©2018 DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company via AP)
This satellite image provided by Digital Globe captured June 5, 2018, shows lava flows on most of Kapoho Bay in Hawaii. Lava from the Kilauea volcano destroyed hundreds of homes in a mostly rural area on the Big Island of Hawaii overnight.(Satellite Image ©2018 DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company via AP)
A color infrared satellite image shows lava from the Kilauea volcano eruption encroaching a residential area in Kapoho Bay, Hawaii, U.S. June 5, 2018. Picture taken June 5, 2018. Satellite image ©2018 DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company/Handout via REUTER
Lava destroys homes in the Kapoho area, east of Pahoa, during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, U.S., June 5, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
A color infrared satellite image shows lava from the Kilauea volcano eruption encroaching a residential area in Kapoho Bay, Hawaii, U.S. June 3, 2018. Picture taken June 3, 2018. Satellite image © 2018 DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company/Handout via REUTERS
This photo from video provided by the U.S. Geological Survey from the late evening hours of Monday, June 4, 2018, shows shows lava fountaining at a fissure, near Pahoa on the island of Hawaii Tuesday, June 5, 2018. (U.S. Geological Survey via AP)
Lava flows on the outskirts of Pahoa during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, U.S., June 5, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
In this May 19, 2018 photo, lava from Kilauea volcano can be seen lighting the night sky from Kapoho resident Mark Johnson's citrus farm near Pahoa, Hawaii. Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano destroyed hundreds more homes in the Kapoho and Vacationland neighborhoods overnight, inundating two oceanfront communities that were advised to evacuate last week, officials said Tuesday, June 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
This image taken from video on Monday, June 4, 2018 and provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows lava from a fissure flowing into the ocean at Kapoho Bay at the town of Kapoho on the island of Hawaii. See the structure at lower left for scale. (U.S. Geological Survey via AP)
This photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows an early-morning view of Halema'uma'u Crater and the Kīlauea Caldera from the Kīlauea overlook at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the island of Hawaii, Tuesday, June 5, 2018.(U.S. Geological Survey via AP)

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