The Kilauea volcano is spewing into the air huge clouds of ash to a height of nearly four kilometers.
The highest red alert level declared in Hawaii after the increase in the eruption of the Kilauea volcano. This was reported by the US geological survey this Wednesday, may 16, reports Rus.Media.
According to authorities, the clouds of volcanic ash rises into the air nearly four kilometers.
Volcanologists warn about the serious threat
Today was closed to visit the volcanoes national Park in Hawaii, which is located in Kilauea. Geological society of the USA has warned that fire mountain could explode. Scientists noticed that the level of lava in the crater has decreased, which may indicate its clogging. Perhaps a large amount of magma accumulated under the ground. If the lava level will be even lower in the crater will begin to get ground water, and this will lead to powerful explosions
“Any time the activity of the volcano can be more explosive. Increases the intensity of ash emissions and create cracks,” – stated in the message.
Earlier it was reported that the government of Hawaii announced the evacuation of the population in connection with the eruption of the Kilauea volcano. An order to evacuate affected about 10 thousand people. Lava flows have destroyed dozens of homes.
The Governor of Hawaii David IgE was declared the district a disaster area due to the activity of the Kilauea and appealed to President Donald trump with the request for the allocation of the island of assistance in connection with the eruption.