Latest news & updates from White Island

Tue, 27 Jul 2021, 03:31
Gas and steam plumes from White Island volcano (image: GeoNet/twitter)
The last week's observation and thermal infrared (IR) measurement flight reported very hot gas (498 to 654°C) being emitted from some of the vents on the 2019 lava extrusion. Read all
Wed, 21 Jul 2021, 04:55
Gas and steam plumes from White Island volcano (image: GeoNet/twitter)
According to the local observatory Geonet, observation flights on 15 July and today confirmed that the 2019 Primary Crater remains flooded associated with minor steam and gas activity around the area. Read all
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