Offbeat A little volcanic eruption can't ruin a day on the golf course in Hawaii

20:16  16 may  2018
20:16  16 may  2018 Source:   cnn.com

Trump issues disaster declaration for Hawaii volcano damage

  Trump issues disaster declaration for Hawaii volcano damage President Trump on Friday approved a disaster declaration for Hawaii as the state deals with damage from a volcanic eruption on its largest island. The White House announced Friday night that federal funding had been approved for local recovery efforts in the area affected by the Kilauea volcanic eruption and earthquakes that began early last month."Additional designations may be made at a later date if requested by the state and warranted by the results of further damage assessments," the White House added in a statement.

Hawaii 's Kilauea Volcano has experts paying attention and asking those in proximity to the eruption to be On Tuesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) raised its alert level to "red," indicating that "Major volcanic eruption is imminent Sanae Gathwright, vice president of golf course operations, said

The most recent eruption started in 1983 and shows no sign of slowing down yet. Golf vacations with accommodation in Hawaii . Designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr, it was one of the first golf courses on the island and remains one of the most popular.

The sky is lovely, dark and deep. But these golfers in Hawaii have rounds to go before they sleep.

Indonesia's most volatile volcano erupts again

  Indonesia's most volatile volcano erupts again Indonesia's most volatile volcano has spewed smoke and ash in the latest of several eruptions in less than two weeks. The disaster mitigation agency said Mount Merapi on the main island of Java erupted twice early Monday. A column of volcanic material rose in the air and ash fell in several villages. An eruption of Merapi on May 11 sent nearby residents fleeing to safer areas. There have been no reports of casualties, and operations at Adi Sucipto airport in Yogyakarta was not disturbed by Monday's eruptions.The 2,968-meter (9,737-foot) mountain between Yogyakarta and Central Java provinces is the most active of 500 Indonesian volcanoes.

The governor of the US state of Hawaii has declared one of the areas of this American state a disaster zone due to the consequences of the eruption of Kilauea volcano . The US President was asked to help.

Evacuating during volcanic activity. If you live downhill of a rift zone and an eruption breaks out above your house, you will be ordered to Keep in mind that the scientists of the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) have instruments that monitor the rift zones 24 hours a day .

Stunning photos taken at Hawaii's Big Island on Tuesday show golfers coolly hitting the links even as a monstrous ash plume looms behind them.

The eruption of the Kilauea volcano has already destroyed houses, caused evacuations and threatened to wreak havoc on Hawaii's tourism industry. On Tuesday, a plume of ash from the volcano rose 12,000 feet into the air, dropping ash on large sections of the island.

The US Geological Survey issued a red alert on Tuesday warning of an imminent major eruption.

But clearly, not everyone was so worried.

Hawaii volcanic eruption destroys home of single mother of 2 .
A single mother of two says she is devastated that her Big Island home was burned to the ground by a lava flow, but a GoFundMe page set up for her may help her rebuild. Amber Makuakane confirmed Sunday that her property in Leilani Estates is one of at least 21 that officials say was destroyed by Kilauea volcano.“Her home was one of the first five homes completely consumed by the lava,” the GoFundMe page for her says. “Amber was born, raised and graduated from Pahoa. Her parents also reside in Leilani Estates and had to evacuate.

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