Hundreds of residents on Hawaii's Big Island had to leave their homes after the Kilauea volcano erupted. After a series of tremors over the course of days, the volcano burst into life, spewing ash and lava into residential areas.
A violent eruption of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala has triggered the evacuation of some 4,000 people. The volcano, one of the most active in Central America, killed more than 190 people in June.
New volcanic fissures have opened up on Hawaii's Big Island, with the number of homes destroyed by lava jumping to 26. Some residents have briefly returned home to rescue pets and valuables.
The Kilauea volcano in Hawaii could erupt explosively and send boulders, rocks, and ash into the air around its summit. Areas near the volcano have been evacuated but the Hawaii Volcano National Park remains open.
The active volcano on the Italian island of Sicily came alive overnight, spraying columns of ash and lava as high as 150 meters into the sky. But authorities haven't ordered any nearby villages to evacuate.
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