Offbeat See stunning photos of group golfing in front of erupting Kilauea volcano

19:27  16 may  2018
19:27  16 may  2018 Source:   ftw.usatoday.com

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

  A little volcanic eruption can't ruin a day on the golf course in Hawaii The sky is lovely, dark and deep. But these golfers in Hawaii have rounds to go before they sleep. 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.

Hawaii Home of Fire Goddess Pele and her volcanic eruptions are always stunning . Our team member filmed this beautiful full Moon set from Mauna Kea - the tallest mountain in the world right above erupting Kilauea Volcano clouds and the Moon just disappeared from the sky in seconds.

WhatsApp. Scientists at the US space agency NASA have shared another stunning image of ash erupting from the Kilauea volcano on the Island of Hawaii. Umm…Where are the photos ? I saw only two.

a group of people in a field: File photo © File photo File photo In stunning photos captured by Getty Images' Mario Tama, people are seen golfing as an ash plume rises in the distance from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, which has been wrecking havoc on the Big Island of Hawaii. Two thousand people were evacuated from their homes since a significant eruptive episode that began on May 3.

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Kīlauea belched a towering column of smoke and ash above the Big Island on Tuesday as small earthquakes shook the area - a show of force from the volcano that's not been seen in 12 days.

But the eruption Tuesday was not as serious as some have feared and so far has fallen short of a catastrophic massive steam emission.

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And while this does seem like not a great time to be playing a round, scientists, according to USA TODAY, said the ash poses no significant health risk.

Authorities say the ash is powdered rock and poses no significant health threat as of 1 p.m. local time. Poisonous gases that do pose a threat are also being blown away from the island's biggest city, Hilo. The eruption began early Tuesday morning and continued through the day.

Read more about the volcano at USA TODAY.

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Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano leaves path of destruction .
Magma has already devoured more than two dozens home in and around the neighborhood of Leilani Estates .By helicopter, the destruction down below can be seen clearly. There aren't any firefighters down there because there's nothing they can do. The volcano is an unstoppable force. © Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. Lava from volcanic fissures slowly advances and overtakes structures and trees in the Leilani Estates neighborhood in the aftermath of eruptions from the the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island on May 6, 2018, in Pahoa, Hawaii.

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