Ash Clouds From Kilauea Volcano Prompt Red Alert On Hawaii’s Big Island
The US Geological Survey issued a red alert Tuesday, which means a major eruption is imminent or underway and ash could affect air traffic.
The USGS’ Michelle Coombs described the situation as ” very hazardous for aviation” and said her team isn’t quite sure what caused Tuesday’s slightly more intense ash emissions.
Norwegian Cruise Line announced that Pride of America would skip a call at Hilo on Tuesday and Kona on Wednesday. Instead, the ship will spend an extra day on the island of Maui.
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COURTESY – USGS