"I think the biggest worry for us is based on the geologic history of this volcano - is that the current fissure activity could actually become a bit larger", said geologist Steve Brantley from the U.S. Geological Survey.
This was just the second time Kauahikaua has seen the blue flames during a volcanic eruption, he also told the AP. The tiny blue blazes are a result of buried vegetation catching fire and filling cracks in the road with ignitable methane.
It seems the volcano was also on their side this time, as accumulations of cooled, hardened lava created a massive 10 metre wall which diverted the flow of fresh lava to the south away from the plant.
Thousands of Big Island residents who were living near the lava flows have already evacuated the area to escape the lava flows and noxious sulphur dioxide gases rising from the vents.
The wells at the PGV plant are between 1,828.80m to 8,000 feet deep (1,830 to 2,440 meters).
Kilauea, the volcano on Hawaii's Big Island that's been erupting since May 3, is visible from space - and astronauts have been helping with the emergency response. State and federal officials have been planning to reopen that route, which extends from Kalapana to the Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, but construction has not yet begun on that project. Lava has crossed a coastal highway and into the Pacific Ocean, causing a phenomenon known as "laze", and crept towards a geothermal plant in the Puna district.
A man hit by a "lava bomb" during eruptions says he's lucky to be alive.
Clinton was the first to suffer a major injury because of the eruption.
Scientists said Tuesday that lava from the volcano was causing "fireworks-like explosions" as it entered the ocean.
The lava from the Kilauea volcano has destroyed around 50 homes and structures, 2,000 people remain evacuated.
Laze is an acid steam formed when lava hits the ocean which has been likened to battery acid due to its high toxicity levels and can be lethal.
With one highway severed and another one threatened, officials continue to be frank about the possibility of lava flows isolating residents in lower Puna.
Warriors run riot in Game 3 He is now 7 of 25 from long range - he made one in each of the first two games. That's a lot of momentum moving against the Rockets. Larry Nance Jr. had his second good game in a row.
En route from Shanghai to Melbourne, Exposto said a friend of the man had asked she take a black backpack across with her. Malaysia is amending laws that no longer bind judges to hand down mandatory death sentences for drug mules .
The diplomatic row over re-election of Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro has been spreading like a wildfire in South America. The vote was marred by an opposition boycott and allegations of fraud, which led the United States to tighten sanctions .
During the show, Seacrest turned to Poppe and Hutchinson and said that the country has fallen in love with both of them. Don't forget about me. "Well Maddie is my pal and I've known her since the beginning of Hollywood week.
The happy couple arrived in style - with Harry at the wheel of a rare, 1968 Jaguar sports auto converted to electric power. Many celebrities attended the wedding, one of which was also Meghan's good friend and our very own, Priyanka Chopra .
Among the items on Pompeo's wish list is a full acknowledgment of Iran's previous attempts to develop a nuclear weapon. We have failed to do any of this to date, and it is entirely unclear why we could not have remained in the JCPOA.
That bill was approved after the administration signaled it was reconsidering penalties against the company. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is scheduled to visit China next week for another round of talks.
Mr Cruz spoke of his happiness after receiving a personal apology from Pope Francis for the abuse that he suffered. Cruz also told the pope of his "most wonderful friends, who are also Catholic and who struggle with this".
Du Plessis not only exhibited his power-hitting skills, but also portrayed his well-learnt knack of playing with the tail. Notably, du Plessis had opened for CSK in their win over Kings XI Punjab on Sunday, May 20.
He was acquitted of all charges in 2008 and continued to rack up hits and sell out stadiums around the country. As for Rodgers, she hopes by coming forward she can help put an end to Kelly's long history of alleged abuse.
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Landslide support to repeal Ireland’s abortion ban
The eighth amendment to the Irish constitution was installed following a 1983 referendum which approved outlawing abortion. There have been a number of high-profile cases that have highlighted what critics say are problems with the current law.
Trump pardons late boxing champion Jack Johnson
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Rusal chief executive and 7 directors quit
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Two Memorial Day events move indoors
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Cohen's business partner to cooperate with prosecutors
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US Stocks Jump as Fears of Trade War Ebb
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Police Firing at anti-sterlite protesters pre-planned?
The protesters had set ablaze the local administrator's office after they were denied permission to hold a rally at the plant. Families of the deceased staged noisy protests at the Thoothukdi government hospital opposing autopsy of the bodies.