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Increased activity at 22 volcanoes in Indonesia

The government has requested that local administrations remain on the alert for severe risks of volcanic eruptions, as the number of volcanoes showing abnormal activity continued to raise. As of Friday, activity in 22 volcanoes was categorized as above normal, with...

September 05, 2011

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Papandayan volcano alert status raised to Level 3 - Java, Indonesia

The alert level of Mount Papandayan in Garut, West Java has gone up a notch to alert level 3 — just one level below eruption. According to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) the 2,665-meter volcano had shown a significant increase in tectonic...

August 13, 2011

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Mt. Dieng volcano's CO2 levels hits three times higher than safe

Poisonous gases spewing from Mount Dieng surpassed levels deemed safe for humans on Sunday. The level of carbon dioxide concentration measured in the air at Timbang, one of Mount Dieng's six craters, is two times higher than what is considered safe. On Sunday...

June 05, 2011