Lava field now 11 square miles

This U.S. Geological Survey photo An aerial view taken Monday of the lava channel from fissure No. 8 on Kilauea volcano's lower east rift zone in the vicinity of the Kapoho cone

The lava flow field from the lower East Rift Zone of Kilauea volcano is now 11-plus square miles in area, according to Janet Snyder, spokeswoman for Mayor Harry Kim.