The number of homes and other buildings damaged by a volcanic eruption on Hawaii's Big Island rose to 35 on Monday as thousands of residents remained under mandatory evacuation orders, officials said.
And Kilauea volcano's lava flows remained dangerously powerful, Talmadge Magno, Hawaii County's civil defense administrator, told reporters.
"There's no sign of slowing down," he said. "We had some pauses yesterday, but there's a lot of magma underground."
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The volcano began erupting Thursday, sending poisonous gases and plumes of ash into the sky. A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck the island on Friday — the strongest temblor recorded in the state in more than 40 years.