The eruption of a volcano in New Zealand

According to news agency of Wellington on the North Island of New Zealand's Tongariro volcano erupted. Vulcan, slept through more than a century before, began to show strong signs of activity in August of this year, and his willingness to eruption forced the fall observing service officially inform island residents about the potential threat.

The eruption of a volcano in New Zealand

According to witnesses, a column of ash was wide enough and rose above the crater of the volcano to a height of about two kilometers. The eruption occurred intensively and quickly. Despite the fact that the expectations of the experts about the slightly destructive events confirmed near the volcano on the roads and in populated areas because of the ashes impair visibility and purity of air. No injuries no information has been received.
The last time the volcano has been very active only in 1897, then badly damaged air service between the islands of New Zealand, had to close several roads. But observers say with confidence that the eruption in 2012 did not lead to such drastic changes in the infrastructure of the North Island, although they do not stop to monitor the Tongariro.

The eruption of a volcano in New Zealand

The eruption of a volcano in New Zealand

The eruption of a volcano in New Zealand

The eruption of a volcano in New Zealand

The eruption of a volcano in New Zealand

The eruption of a volcano in New Zealand

The eruption of a volcano in New Zealand

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