21 November 2012

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 1.25 pm - Tongariro Volcano Upper Te Maari Crater erputs.

This afternoon's small eruption at Upper Te Maari Crater appears to be over for now, GNS Science said today.GNS Science has now decreased the Aviation Colour Code from Red to Orange signalling that ash is no longer being erupted. However, minor eruptive activity continues and the Volcanic Alert Level remains at 2.The eruption occurred from the Upper Te Maari crater, in the same area that erupted on 6 August this year.