All eyes on the lava

All Eyes On The Lava

(NBC News) Anxious moments continue for residents on part of Hawaii’s big island, where a river of lava is very slowly cutting a path towards homes and businesses.

The lava is incinerating everything in its way.

The slow-motion disaster began in June, when the Kilauea volcano began belching the molten rock.

It’s taken that long for the flow to travel downhill 13 miles to threaten the village of Pahoa.

Moving barely ten yards an hour, the lava’s claimed at least one home. As many as 50 others, as well as a school, are potentially in its path.

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