Five volcanoes of the Indonesian archipelago simultaneously erupted on Wednesday, July 22, 2015. The spewing ashes clouded the skies over the islands, suspending the flights on three airports in the area. Since last month, 13 000 people have been evacuated due to volcan
Tuesday's heavy rain around Mount Kelut brought attention to increasing threat of lahars, destructive mud flows composed of a slurry of pyroclastic material, rocky debris, and water.
BNPB estimated there is approximately 50 million cubic meters of
According to BNPB, moderate intensity tremors continue at Mount Kelut but the volcano has been showing a decline in the intensity of the eruption. The ash plume rising to about 3000 m in altitude was observed yesterday.
Mount Kelut erupted in the late hours of
The following images show how much of the landscape around Sinabung volcano, Indonesia, has changed in last 9 months. The ash has coated nearby villages, as well as the coffee, chili pepper, and other plantation clustered at the foot of the
The Sirung stratovolcano on the remote Pantar island in Indonesia has come back to life with a series of probably phreatic explosions and strong degassing. On May 8, 2012, a 3-hour long eruption took place. The eruption was accompanied by loud sounds and…
Twenty-five volcanoes in Indonesia have been put in alert or watch status. Mount Marapi and Mount Talang in West Sumatra are still under alert status. Mount Marapi is located in Agam and Tanahdatar districts and rises 2891 meters above sea level and Mount Talang