volcanic Eruptions in New Zealand has cost the lives of at least five persons life. There are no reports of injuries, the danes.
the state department's Consular in Denmark have no reports of that must be danes among the dead or injured following a violent eruption of the volcano on White Island in New Zealand on Monday afternoon local time.
- the consulate general in Auckland and the embassy in Canberra is monitoring the situation closely and are in dialogue with the local authorities, says the Citizens advice bureau.
the Eruption of the volcano has claimed at least five people killed while at least 18 people are injured, police in New Zealand.
Several of the injured are foreigners who are passengers on a cruise ship from Australia.
Citizens advice bureau calls on the danes in New Zealand to follow local authorities ' instructions.
the New Zealand national disaster response warns that it is dangerous to reside in the vicinity of the volcanic island, also known as Whakaari.
If you are in the area, according to authorities keep within doors with doors and windows closed, since the ash from the volcanic eruption can be harmful to health. Especially if you suffer from breathing difficulties.
Askepartikler can be scattered several kilometres away from the volcano.
The Danish consul-general in Auckland, Inger Mortensen, is following the situation closely. Like Citizen, she doesn't know to injured soldiers.
- I am in contact with the new zealand authorities. But there is not someone who will get something to know at the moment, because it still is a situation in development, she says.
Inger Mortensen regard to to monitor the situation through the new zealand media and the authorities.
the Danes in New Zealand may also contact the consulate general if they have needs. On Monday evening local time, Inger Mortensen't heard from any danes in the area.
/ritzau/Updated Date: 09 December 2019, 15:00