Hawaii volcano eruption: Watch CURTAIN of lava SPRING OUT of fissure with ...

Hawaii volcano Kilauea has been unleashing its destructive power across the eastern side of Big Island since it first erupted on May 3.

Dramatic footage shared by local news organisation Honolulu Civil Beat shows curtains of lava violently sputtering out of Fissure 8 in the Leilani Estate area.

The video also shows scalding embers emerging from the treeline as lava flows carry on their destructive path which already obliterated more than 80 homes.

Latest updates from the US Geological Survey (USGS) said: "Vigorous eruption of lava continues from the lower East Rift Zone (LERZ) fissure system in the area of Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens.

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"Overnight, fountaining at Fissure 8 continued to feed a channelised lava flow to the northeast along Highway 132.

"Small overflows from the channel are occurring along its length, including in a few places near the intersection of Highway 132 and Pohoiki road.

"The advance rates of the distal part of the flow overnight

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