Rural Hawaii communities face various volcano threats

Rural Hawaii communities face various volcano threats

Lava has destroyed four homes and left dozens of others in the shadow of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano isolated, forcing more residents to plan for a possible evacuation.

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 12:01 am CDT
The Latest: Hawaii lava flow may cross highway within hours

The Latest: Hawaii lava flow may cross highway within hours

Fast-moving lava has crossed a road and isolated about 40 homes in a rural subdivision below Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, forcing at least four people to be evacuated by county and National Guard helicopters.

Saturday, May 19th 2018, 1:45 am CDT
Hawaii volcano explosions could go for weeks, experts say

Hawaii volcano explosions could go for weeks, experts say

Scientist predictions from eight days ago of powerful steam-driven explosions at Hawaii's Kilauea volcano have come true.

Thursday, May 17th 2018, 8:10 pm CDT
Hawaii lava flow ramps up as new magma mixes with old

Hawaii lava flow ramps up as new magma mixes with old

Hawaii officials warned residents that fast-moving lava was approaching an area near homes that were previously destroyed by eruptions from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano.

Saturday, May 19th 2018, 12:30 am CDT
The Latest: Hawaii authorities warn of fast-moving lava

The Latest: Hawaii authorities warn of fast-moving lava

Hawaii officials are checking with residents to see if they need help as fast-moving lava approaches a mostly rural part of the Big Island.

Friday, May 18th 2018, 11:10 pm CDT
Hawaii officials warn residents about latest lava flow

Hawaii officials warn residents about latest lava flow

A volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has spewed a steely gray plume of ash into the sky that began raining down on a nearby town.

Friday, May 18th 2018, 1:20 am CDT

Yemen hit by storms as rare tropical cyclone Sagar nears

A UN agency has issued a warning for the rare tropical cyclone 'Sagar' in the Gulf of Aden, saying it threatens flash flooding, as authorities say it has struck Yemen's southern coastline.

Friday, May 18th 2018, 10:53 am CDT
Corps leaving Puerto Rico with hurricane recovery unfinished

Corps leaving Puerto Rico with hurricane recovery unfinished

The Army Corps of Engineers is ending its work to rebuild Puerto Rico's electric grid despite fears the island's government won't be able to restore power on its own to more than 16,000 people who remain blacked out eight months after Hurricane Maria.

Thursday, May 17th 2018, 11:41 pm CDT
The Latest: Residents say ash not bad near volcano summit

The Latest: Residents say ash not bad near volcano summit

The summit explosion of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano created booming sounds in the nearby town of Pahoa and resident Toby Hazel says she's had enough and is preparing to leave town.

Thursday, May 17th 2018, 2:25 pm CDT
'Excited and scared': Hawaii volcano spews huge cloud of ash

'Excited and scared': Hawaii volcano spews huge cloud of ash

A geophysicist says a plume that's rising from the Kilauea volcano summit on Hawaii's Big Island does not contain as much ash as it did Tuesday.

Wednesday, May 16th 2018, 1:09 pm CDT
Homeowners scramble as Hawaii volcano spews ash, lava

Homeowners scramble as Hawaii volcano spews ash, lava

Destructive lava prompts worried Hawaii homeowners to ask: Am I covered for volcanos?.

Tuesday, May 15th 2018, 1:54 am CDT

Hawaii volcano erupts from summit, shooting plume of ash

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has erupted from its summit, shooting a dusty plume of ash about 30,000 feet into the sky.

Thursday, May 17th 2018, 11:19 am CDT
The Latest: National Guard ready to evacuate people

The Latest: National Guard ready to evacuate people

Hawaii Gov. David Ige says the state is forming a joint task force that could handle mass evacuations of the Big Island's Puna district if lava from Kilauea volcano covers major roads and isolates the area.

Wednesday, May 16th 2018, 5:40 pm CDT
Cleanup underway a day after powerful storms pound Northeast

Cleanup underway a day after powerful storms pound Northeast

Cleanup underway throughout the Northeast a day after powerful storms pounded the region with torrential rain and marble-sized hail, leaving at least two people dead.

Wednesday, May 16th 2018, 6:03 am CDT
Scientists study lava for clues to how volcano will behave

Scientists study lava for clues to how volcano will behave

Scientists study Kilauea lava for clues about how eruption will unfold.

Wednesday, May 16th 2018, 2:58 pm CDT
Awe and fear: Lava in Hawaii sloshes, oozes, crackles, roars

Awe and fear: Lava in Hawaii sloshes, oozes, crackles, roars

For the past week, Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has spewed lava into the air, destroyed homes, forced residents into shelters and agitated an otherwise cheerful, small community where everyone is a neighbor.

Sunday, May 13th 2018, 11:33 am CDT
Hawaii volcano eruption costs tourism industry millions

Hawaii volcano eruption costs tourism industry millions

A new fissure in Hawaii's Puna District sent gases and lava exploding into the air on Sunday, spurring officials to call for more evacuations as residents waited for a possible major eruption at Kilauea volcano's summit.

Monday, May 14th 2018, 1:33 am CDT
Correction: West Coast Volcanoes-Q&A story

Correction: West Coast Volcanoes-Q&A story

The eruption of a Hawaii volcano in the Pacific "Ring of Fire" has experts warily eyeing volcanic peaks on America's West Coast that are also part of the geologically active region.

Saturday, May 12th 2018, 10:42 am CDT

Indonesia's most active volcano erupts, spews ash into sky

Indonesia's most active volcano, Mount Merapi, has erupted with a column of volcanic materials rising in the sky.

Friday, May 11th 2018, 1:01 am CDT

Portugal braces for wildfire season after 106 died last year

Almost 6,300 firefighters are on standby in Portugal as the country gears up for the annual wildfire season amid controversy over whether enough has been done to prevent a repeat of last year's unprecedented 106 deaths.

Tuesday, May 15th 2018, 6:14 am CDT