Lava threatens homes in Hawaii

Molten rock is oozing towards homes in the town of Pahoa on the big island of Hawaii.

Kilauea volcano on the island has been erupting continuously since 1983.

Usually the lava flows away from where people live, but this time it's creeping slowly towards people's homes.

It's moving about nine metres a day and authorities say they may have to evacuate homes in the coming week.

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