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White Island Volcanic Alert Levels

The current status of White Island. Volcanic Alert Bulletins are issued whenever there is a significant change in volcanic activity in New Zealand. The Volcanic Alert Level and Aviation Colour Code are set to reflect the status of the volcano.

Volcanic Alert Level: 1
Volcanic Activity: Minor volcanic unrest.
Most Likely Hazards: Volcanic unrest hazards.
Aviation Colour Code: YELLOW
Status: Volcanic activity has decreased significantly but continues to be closely monitored for possible renewed increase.

White Island Drums

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White Island Cameras

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