Trump declares 'major disaster' in Hawaii following volcano's eruption

Hawaii asks Trump to declare state of disaster for volcano eruption

The residents of lower Puna district on Hawaii's Big Island should be prepared to evacuate at any moment amid the possibility of an explosive eruption of the island's Kilauea volcano, the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency said in a statement on Saturday, Sputnik reported.

"Federal funding is available to the State and to eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the fix or replacement of facilities damaged by Kilauea volcanic eruption and earthquakes in Hawaii County", the government said in a statement late Friday.

The American Red Cross continues to serve evacuated residents at shelters established at Pahoa and Keaau community centers.

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A total of 36 structures have been destroyed so far, authorities said.

Hawaii County authorities sent a text message to residents of the southeast corner of the island warning them of a wind change that would bring rising levels of sulfur dioxide gas, which can be fatal if inhaled in large quantities. Additional outbreaks in the general area are also expected.

When you start seeing ferns go brown overnight, it's like, 'Wow, I gotta get out of here, ' he said.

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While locals contend with lava and gas on the ground, explosions at Kilauea's summit some 25 miles (40 km) to the west were dusting communities with ash that irritated eyes and breathing. Since last week, lava has been siphoning away for the volcano's summit, breaking through the ground in the 15 fissures. The resulting explosion can blast rock and ash for miles.

Conda said that at a meeting Thursday night, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientist Steve Brantley told residents that lava that has lain dormant in the area since a 1955 eruption was being forced to the surface by Kilauea's activity.

She said that's why the lava has been cool and has been moving a little sluggishly.

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President Donald Trump declared a major disaster in Hawaii following a request by the state's governor due to the volcanic activity continuing to wreak havoc on the island.

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