New Zealand volcano: Can we predict eruptions?

New Zealand volcano: Can we predict eruptions?
 

Following the eruption of New Zealand's most active volcano, questions are being asked about why tourists were allowed to visit it.
"These questions must be asked and they must be answered," New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said in parliament after the eruption.
There were warning signs in the weeks prior to the eruption and last month the alert level was raised to one indicating moderate to heightened volcanic unrest.
However, the imminent and dramatic nature of the eruption took people by surprise.
So how good are we at predicting when a volcano will erupt and how... read more

 
11 December 2019 in World News, Views: 35
Source: BBC
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