Whakaari/White Island: Survivors were buried in hot volcanic ash during eruption
"This one's particularly tragic." @nzpolice comments on the Langford family devastated by New Zealand's Whakaari/White Island volcano eruption. Anthony and Kristine Langford died in the #WhiteIslandEruption . Their daughter remains missing and their son is in hospital
Video of the eruption of the Whakaari/White Island Volcano in New Zealand. This vision is from @sch who had been on the island only 20 minutes earlier with his family and a tour group, which is also shown in the video. Up to 50 people may have been on the island at the time.
@business New Zealand Prime Minister@jacindaardern gives an update on the number of people at the White Island or Whakaari volcano eruption. The country’s @geonet agency says the volcanic alert level has decreased to level 3, indicating “a minor local eruption is in progress” #volcano
@business @jacindaardernU @geonetP @schDATE : At least 5 people have died after the White Island, New Zealand volcanic eruption. sa @nzpolicey the number of missing people is in double digits. The island is also known by its indigenous Maori name Whakaari. More : @business #NewZealand