Risk of new eruption at White Island is increasing

"the Environment on the island has changed. Since this morning (Wednesday, red.) has the activity increased, so, right now we standby." this is the sound of

Risk of new eruption at White Island is increasing

"the Environment on the island has changed. Since this morning (Wednesday, red.) has the activity increased, so, right now we standby."

this is the sound of the early on Wednesday morning, Danish time from the deputy police commissioner John Tims at a news conference.

"as soon As we are sure that there is no risk, we return," he says further on the work to remove the dead from Monday's eruptions.

Six people lost their lives when the underwater volcano erupted two days ago.

the Eight are still missing on the island.

the 25 others, who were rescued in the country, is reported to be in critical condition.

The increased activity of the volcano is delaying work to remove the dead from Monday's eruptions.

Graham Leonard, a volcanic geologist at research institute GNS Science in New Zealand, says, according to Ritzau, that there are between 40 and 60 percent likelihood of a new outbreak.

"yesterday (Tuesday, ed.) there was a high risk of an outbreak. Today, there is an even greater risk. And at the moment deteriorating the parameters," he says to the attending journalists in Wellington.

on Tuesday, there were between 35 and 50 percent probability of a new outbreak, writes the New Zealand Herald.

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Updated Date: 11 December 2019, 06:01

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