A drone mission has alarmed scientists monitoring the erupting Hawaii volcano.
The latest aerial drone footage of the volcano has revealed dramatic changes within the volcano spotted at one of Kilauea’s main craters
There are new alarming cracks and fault seen in a collapsed crater, some of which are spewing with intense steam.
Scientists are concerned that an “expanding collapsed crater” and the debris blocking the vent could trigger a massive explosion.
The boulders blocking the crater’s eruptive vent have stopped huge clouds of ash emerging, but the consequences are unknown.
Kyle Anderson, a geophysicist with the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, said experts are uncertain whether this could end eruptions or cause another bigger explosion.