Lava eruption from Kllauea volcano already disrupting the lives of some 1,000 people on Hawaii’s Big Island. Soon, it will likely leave many of them homeless.
The active volcano has been spewing lava since June 27, and it has now reached a point where the hot molten rock is coming in direct contact with the residential community of Pahoa. Most people evacuated the area and moved to other parts of the island, but those staying behind have captured some stunning photos:
“It’s so surreal," one Pahoa resident Denise Lagrimas told the Associated Press. "Never in my wildest dreams as a kid growing up did I think I would be running from lava.”
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