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World's largest active volcano, Mauna Loa in Hawaii erupts for first time in 38 years

Telegraph, 29 Nov 2022
Waves of orange lava and smoky ash belched from Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano on Monday in its first eruption in 38 years.

The eruption of the world's largest active volcano was not immediately endangering towns, but officials told people on Hawaii's Big Island to be prepared for worst-case scenarios.

The US Geological Survey warned that eruptions "can be very dynamic, and the location and advance of lava flows can change rapidly".

Officials told residents to be ready to evacuate if lava flows start heading towards populated areas. Hawaii County Civil Defence announced it had opened shelters because it had reports of people already evacuating on their own initiative.

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