The volcanic alert level for Ruapehu has been increased from level 1 to level 2 due to an increase in the output of volcanic gas from Mt Ruapehu's Crater Lake. - Wanganui Chronicle
Hikers and climbers are instructed to drift past a volcano in the national park which consists of jagged rock formations and scary barren landscapes by GeoNet.
Volcanologists raised Ruapehu's alert rating to Level two.
TOURISTS and hikers have been warned to stay away from Mount Doom - made famous in The Lord Of The Rings movies - because it could erupt any moment.
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