Continuing the same trend of activity observed over the past few weeks, the active breakouts on the Kahaualeʻa 2 flow are still slowly advancing into the forest northeast of Puʻu ʻŌʻō, creating small vegetation fires.
This thermal image looks northeast from Puʻu ʻŌʻō, and shows how the subsurface lava tubes feeding the active breakouts on the Kahaualeʻa 2 flow are clearly visible as lines of slightly higher temperatures on the surface.
- Hawaii Volcanoes Observatory Update – Kahaualeʻa 2 Flow Still Active in Forest Northeast of Puʻu ʻŌʻō (damontucker.com)
- Update From the Hawaii Volcanoes Observatory (damontucker.com)
- Hawaii Volcanoes Observatory Update (damontucker.com)
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