Dangerous 'laze' forms as Hawaii volcano lava reaches ocean

Dangerous 'laze' forms as Hawaii volcano lava reaches oceanAuthorities in Hawaii have warned of dangerous “laze” fumes as molten lava from the erupting Kilauea volcano reached the Pacific Ocean. Two lava flows “reached the ocean along the southeast Puna coast overnight,” on Hawaii’s Big Island, the US Geological Survey, which monitors volcanoes and earthquakes worldwide, said in a statement Sunday. A crack however opened in the ground under one of the lava channels, “diverting the lava… into underground voids,” the statement said.



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