Lava-fueled storm produced more than 1,000 lightning strikes
HILO — Monday’s thunderstorm over the active lava fields in the lower East Rift Zone of Kilauea volcano produced about 1,200 lightning strikes between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.
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Great article. interesting, and informative.
The photos of the recent storms look like the whirlwinds and thunder bolts are boyfriends of Pele, kissing her and competing for her affection. Oh the mysteries of the unknown!!!
They absolutely need to come up with a better name for this main eruption vent than ‘ fissure 8 ‘ . It has earned it ! Who is in charge of naming things around here anyway ? Do your job folks .