Media Team Witness The Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Eruption

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Breaking Alert – Media Team Witness The Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Eruption – The Hawaii National Guard Public Affairs Media Team escorts media into Leilani Estates to witness the active fissures and lava flows in two areas in the neighborhood. Volcano eruption intensifis with explosion at Kīlauea Volcano’s summit, produced an ash cloud that rose to 10,000 feet above sea level. Moderate trade winds were blowing to the southwest at the time, and light ash fell in downwind locations. Earthquakes in the summit area continue at a moderate rate, as does deflation of the summit region, both of which reflect the witrawal of magma from the summit. Hawaii island’s $2.4bn tourism industry is struggling in the wake of the Kilauea Volcano eruptions, with bookings for May through July down 50%, according to the Island of Hawaii Visitors Bureau. Businesses on the island are doing their best to convince tourists that it’s still safe to visit.

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