The eruption affects an area home to 1.7million people. He warned of mudslides as rainfall continues, and urged people to stay off roads close to the volcano. At least 25 people, including three children, were killed and almost 300 injured on Sunday in the most violent eruption of Guatemala's Fuego volcano in over four decades, officials said.
Agency director Sergio Cabanas made the announcement Tuesday evening. Guatemala's National Institute of Forensic Sciences raised the death toll Tuesday evening to 75. At least 72 deaths have been reported since the volcano first erupted on Sunday, with many others missing. Only some communities in Escuintla are under an evacuation order, but even in the more distant central Escuintla businesses have closed and people are leaving.
A slow-moving flood of lava destroyed hundreds of homes in the southeast area of Big Island, turning what had been a scenic bay dotted with beach homes, lush greens and turquoise waters, into a dark slab of steam and lava . "It's a necessary evil". Lava flows have knocked out telephone and power lines, causing widespread communication outages, and forced the shutdown of a geothermal energy plant that normally provides about a quarter of the island's electricity.
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The lava pushed into beach lots in Kapoho, which has about 350 homes and Vacationland, which has about 150. Lava has been fountaining from that fissure hundreds of feet into the air and volcanologists aren't sure when it will stop. Kim and Okabe live in Hilo, the county's seat, which is more than an hour drive from the Kapoho area. "He was very depressed", Okabe said of how Kim felt about losing his vacation home.
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