Read the latest pānui from GNS Science, Ruapehu Crater Lake starting to cool

Mountt Ruapehu’s Crater Lake has started to cool and the level of seismic activity has decreased. The temperature had declined to about 37°C in late April and is now at 34°C. The lake has been in a heating phase which started in late 2014 when the lake was 15°C, reaching a peak of over 40°C in late January–early February 2015.

For more information on the latest Ruapehu activity update from GNS