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Whakaari / White Island Erupting

Whakaari / White Island Erupting

Posted December 09, 2019
Environmental

An eruption has occurred at White Island at 2.30 pm today.

This follows on from explosive gas and steam-driven mud jetting which has been coming from the active vent area at the back of the crater lake on Whakaari/White Island.

The Volcanic Alert Level is raised to Level 4.

The Aviation Colour Code is raised to Orange.

Photo: Geonet