Natural Disasters

Crews Hunt For Hikers Following NZ Volcano Eruption

Mount Tongariro's first eruption in 115 years.

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Search and rescue crews in New Zealand are checking for hikers on Mount Tongariro after the volcano erupted overnight for the first time in 115 years.

People near the volcano in the central North Island have reported hearing loud explosions and seeing flames, bright flashes, and red-hot rocks flying from the mountain's north side