Problem

Lava flows

Nature:
http://www.geo.mtu.edu/volcanoes/hazards/primer/lava.html.
Incidence:
The biggest hazard of lava flows is that they destroy property. In the late 1980's, the town of Kalapana in Hawai'i was destroyed by lava flows. Lava flows buried cars and burnt homes, buildings, and vegetation. Electric power, water, and communications were cut off from the community.
Broader Problems:
Volcanic eruptions
Aggravates:
Volcanic gases
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
03.07.2018 – 06:13 CEST