Heavy rain and wind from a tropical storm have downed trees, knocked out power and prompted evacuations of several homes on Hawaii’s Maui island but spared the state widespread damage before moving out to sea.
Maui is hunkered down for heavy rain and powerful wind as a gradually weakening tropical storm barrels towards Hawaii, while Honolulu hopes it will be spared the worst.
Torrential rain is now the biggest threat to Hawaii after a once-powerful hurricane that skirted the islands was downgraded to a tropical storm, officials have said.
Hurricane Lane weakened to a tropical storm on Friday as it headed toward the Hawaiian islands.
Hurricane Lane took aim at the Hawaiian islands on Friday, bringing torrential rains that immersed a city in waist-deep water and forced some residents and tourists to flee flooding homes.
US officials say a hurricane hitting Hawaii is likely to bring severe flooding and mudslides, and they are preparing for the worst.
Hurricane Lane has been downgraded to a Category 2 storm as it approaches Hawaii, according to the US National Weather Service.
Hurricane Lane has soaked Hawaii’s Big Island, dumping nearly 20in of rain in nearly 24 hours as residents stocked up on supplies and tried to protect their homes ahead of the state’s first hurricane since 1992.
Hurricane Lane has soaked Hawaii’s Big Island, dumping 12in of rain in as many hours as the state endures its first hurricane since 1992.
Hurricane Lane has soaked Hawaii’s Big Island, dumping 12in of rain in as many hours as residents stocked up on supplies and tried to protect their homes ahead of the state’s first hurricane since 1992.
The approach of Hurricane Lane has started to feel more real for Hawaiian residents, as emergency shelters opened, rain began to pour and mobile phone alerts were sent.
Hurricane Lane has weakened as it approaches Hawaii but was still expected to pack a wallop, forecasters have said.
A hurricane heading towards Hawaii has been downgraded to a Category 4 event, with some weakening of the storm forecast over the next two days.
Hawaii residents are stocking up on bottled water and other essentials as they face the threat of a strengthening hurricane.
A passenger on a tour boat that was struck by lava off Hawaii’s Big Island said he shielded his girlfriend and waited for death as searing debris came ripping through the catamaran’s roof.
Twenty-three people have been injured after a volcanic explosion caused molten rock to barrel through the roof of a tour boat in Hawaii.
Aloha there! Around 50 dogs of varying breeds and shapes and sizes were Honolulu hounds for the day when they were guests at a Hawaiian beach party.
Lava from the Kilauea volcano eruption has been photographed glowing at night from space.
Photos taken by a Nasa satellite reveal a bird’s-eye view of the continuing eruption at Kilauea volcano in Hawaii which destroyed dozens of homes and forced around 2,000 residents to flee.
Incredible timelapse footage shows the awesome power of the lava flowing from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii.