20 Jul 2020

Volcano warning system could have warned about Whakaari

From Morning Report, 7:24 am on 20 July 2020

A new volcano warning system - which would have alerted people to the Whakaari/White Island eruption sixteen hours before it happened - is ready to be put to use.

The warning system, developed by a team of scientists at Auckland University, is thought to be the first of its kind anywhere in the world.

Harry Lock has been taking a look.