Articles tagged "rokatenda"


Deadly eruption of Mount Rokatenda (Paluweh), Indonesia

Mount Rokatenda also known as Paluweh volcano erupted on August 10, 2013 spewing hot ash and rocks high into the air. Volcanology centre head Surono said eruption sent fast-moving red-hot ash onto nearby beach killing five people (three adults and two children).

August 10, 2013


Paluweh volcano, Indonesia: major explosion with ash plume rising 13 km, aviation alert level on Red

Darwin VAAC has spotted an ash plume rising to altitude of 13 km from Indonesian Paluweh (Rokatenda) volcano on February 2, 2013. The likely cause is either a major dome collapse triggering a large pyroclastic flow or a vulcanian explosion of the lava dome, Volcano

February 03, 2013