Hawaii volcano erupts anew, sends huge ash plume into sky

May 17, 2018 12:15 pm stripes.com
Hawaii volcano erupts anew, sends huge ash plume into sky

HONOLULU — Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupted anew before dawn Thursday, shooting a steely gray plume of ash about 30,000 feet into the sky that began raining down on a nearby town. The explosion at the mountain summit came shortly after 4 a.m. following two weeks of volcanic activity that sent lava flows into neighborhoods and destroyed at least 26 homes. The eruption probably lasted only a few minutes, and the…

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