Kilauea volcano continues to erupt, creates lava haze

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Molten lava from Hawaii’s erupting Kilauea volcano is pouring into the sea and setting off a chemical reaction that creates giant clouds of acid and fine glass. The eruption in Big Islands backyard began on May 3 and has been generating earthquakes and spewing lava, sulfur dioxide and ash. The lava entering the ocean has created the lava haze or ‘laze’. This marks the latest hazard from Kiluaea. The dangers have forced at least 2,000 people to evacuate and destroyed more than 40 buildings. Is the lava haze dangerous? Who needs to be concerned and what are the other threats from the volcanic eruptions? Watch the video to find the answers.

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