The Hawaii volcano eruption has triggered a shock event that has left experts baffled, with one meteorologist admitting he has "never seen this before," after the explosive lava caused a winter freeze blast.
Mysterious weather events have struck Hawaii's Big Island, where the volcano Kilauea continues to erupt and spew lava.
The Hawaii National Weather Service was forced to issue a shock Winter Weather Advisory alert after freezing rain and ice appeared in areas of the Big Island.
The unusual weather event is incredibly rare and meteorologists have admitted that they have "never seen this before".
One Hawaiian meteorologist Pete Caggiano told viewers: "Lava flow has actually prompted a winter weather advisory for the summit of the Big Island.