Raung , Indonésia: new closure of the international airport in Denpasar / Bali.

Raung , Indonésia: new closure of the international airport in Denpasar / Bali.

  On 4 August BNPB reported that during the previous three days the Strombolian eruption at Raung increased in intensity. Ash fell in Sempu, Songgon, Glenmore, Gambiran, and Banyuwangi. On 4 August dense blackish gray ash plumes rose 800 m and drifted SE. Based…

Raung, Indonesia : Ash emissions have decreased.

Raung, Indonesia : Ash emissions have decreased.

  The eruption continues. Ash emissions have decreased, while satellite-detected heat emission increased during the past days. This could suggest that activity is now more effusive (lava flows) than explosive (ash emissions) in style. This morning, an ash plume rose approx. 1 km above…

Raung , Indonésie: Seismicity fluctuated but remained elevated.

Raung , Indonésie: Seismicity fluctuated but remained elevated.

  PVMBG reported that the eruption at Raung was ongoing during 16-23 July. Ash plumes rose 2 km and incandescence at the crater was visible. Seismicity fluctuated but remained elevated. The Alert Level remained at 3 (on a scale of 1-4), and the public…

Raung , Indonesie : The eruption, now over 4 weeks old, continues .

Raung , Indonesie : The eruption, now over 4 weeks old, continues .

The eruption, now over 4 weeks old, continues with no significant changes. Strong lava effusion inside the summit caldera is accompanied by near-constant ash emissions rising 1-2 km and drifting up to 100-200 km in mostly westerly directions. Based on observational data from PVMBG,…

Raung , Indonésie: Roaring and thumping sounds were reported by residents.

Raung , Indonésie:  Roaring and thumping sounds were reported by residents.

  Based on PVMBG information, and satellite-image and pilot observations, the Darwin VAAC reported that during 15-21 July ash multiple ash plumes from Raung rose to varying altitudes of 3.7-6.1 km (12,000-20,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted as far as 340 km in multiple directions….

Raung, Indonésie : At least 900 airplane flights into and out of Bali and other regional airports were cancelled.

Raung, Indonésie : At least 900 airplane flights into and out of Bali and other regional airports were cancelled.

After several weeks of tectonic rumblings beneath the surface, one of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia began spewing ash plumes and lava into the skies over tropical Asia. At least 900 airplane flights into and out of Bali and other regional airports were…

Raung, Indonesie : Several airports are closed because of ash from the volcanic eruption of Raung.

Raung, Indonesie : Several airports are closed because of ash from the volcanic eruption of Raung.

  After three days of study of seal colonies in the Somme Bay, volcanic activity reasserts itself. Several airports are closed because of ash from the volcanic eruption of Raung. At least 5 airports in Indonesia are closed because of ash emitted into the…

Raung, Indonesie : The volcano has again shown increased signs of activity.

Raung, Indonesie : The volcano has again shown increased signs of activity.

After a brief decline in activity, Mount Raung, located on the border between Banyuwangi, Bondowoso and Jember regencies in East Java, has again shown increased signs of activity, which could potentially upgrade the volcano’s alert status to the highest level.On Friday, Mt. Raung observation…

Raung, Indonesie : 33 points of evacuation were in place .

Raung, Indonesie : 33 points of evacuation were in place .

Local authorities have called on residents living nearby Mount Raung in East Java to stay alert despite a decline in the volcano’s activity shortly after its alert status was upgraded. On Monday, the Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation Center (PVMBG) raised Mt. Raung’s alert…

Raung, Indonesie : The status of Raung was increased .

Raung, Indonesie : The status of Raung was increased .

The status of Raung was increased from the level Waspada to the level Siaga (level II), Monday (29/06/2015). Gunung (Mount) Raung in Banyuwangi is always on alert. Local chapters also recommend not climb or approach the crater within 1,500 to 2,000 meters, « said…