MANDTADORY CREDIT: SM Michael Schade

A volcano erupted on White Island, New Zealand's most active volcano, on Monday.

Around 100 people were in its vicinity at the time of the eruption according to New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Several were injured while and an unknown number of people remain "unaccounted for".

Footage shows thick white plumes of smoke billowing from a crater on White Island.

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