Tongariro Eruption 21/11/12 - Aviation Alert Red
Volcanic Alert Bulletin TON-2012/26 - Tongariro Volcano
A view of Tongariro this afternoon at 1:30 pm, shortly after the eruption. [latest available here]
21 November 2012, 1:45 pm - Eruption at Tongariro/Te Maari Craters; Volcanic Alert Level is raised to Level 2; Aviation Colour Code is changed to Red
An eruption occurred at Te Maari Craters, Tongariro at approximately 1:25 pm today (Wednesday, 21 November 2012). GNS Science volcanologists are monitoring the eruption and further information will be released as soon as it is available.
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Tongariro volcano drum showing the eruption at bottom right.