A new fissure has opened up on Hawaii’s Big Island, causing lava fountains as high as about 230 feet (pictured) Photo: US Geological Survey

Watch: Hawaii volcano’s new fissure creates 70-metre lava fountain as temporary return mooted for evacuees

The gushing lava reached 70 metres high just 15 minutes after they began, an expert said

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A new fissure has opened up on Hawaii’s Big Island, causing lava fountains as high as about 230 feet (pictured) Photo: US Geological Survey
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