Douglas becomes a major hurricane on its way toward Hawaii

Douglas becomes a major hurricane on its way toward Hawaii

Tropical Storm "Douglas" became the first hurricane of the 2020 eastern Pacific hurricane season at 15:00 UTC on July 22, 2020, and then rapidly strengthened into a major hurricane by 09:00 UTC on July 23. The only years with later first eastern North…

Douglas expected to become a hurricane soon, heading toward Hawaii, U.S.

Douglas expected to become a hurricane soon, heading toward Hawaii, U.S.

Tropical Storm "Douglas" formed at 07:00 UTC on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, as the fourth named storm of the 2020 Pacific hurricane season. The storm is moving west and is expected to become a hurricane soon. It is expected to continue heading W and weaken…

Earthquake swarm under Lōʻihi volcano, Hawaii

Earthquake swarm under Lōʻihi volcano, Hawaii

The USGS Hawaii Volcano Observatory (HVO) reported increased seismic activity at the submarine Lōʻihi volcano in Hawaii from May 11 to 12, 2020. More than 100 earthquakes were detected, but USGS noted that there is no indication that a submarine eruption has…

Destructive winter storm batters Oahu and Kaua’i on Christmas Day, Hawaii

Destructive winter storm batters Oahu and Kaua’i on Christmas Day, Hawaii

A destructive winter storm pounded the islands Oahu and Kuai in Hawaii on Christmas Day– Wednesday, December 25, 2019, which resulted in a landslide, knocked down trees, electricity disruption to over 18 000 customers, floods, and multiple traffic accidents….