Rinjani, Indonésia : The activity of Mount Barujari increases.

Rinjani, Indonésia : The activity of Mount Barujari  increases.

The activity of Mount Barujari, located in the National Park of Mount Rinjani, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) increases.

On November 1, 2015 at 5:52 p.m., an eruption of Mount Rinjani (Barujari) amounted to 1500m above the crater Barujari and 3900m above the level of the sea. The wind was blowing toward the West–Northwest .

The history of eruptive activity is characterized by explosive and effusive eruptions which the center of activity is the Barujari , located in the G. Rinjani caldera.
In the history of its activity, the eruption of Mount Rinjani indicate a potential hazard in the form of pyroclastic flows , lava, and ash fall. The areas potentially threatened by pyroclastic flows and ash fall are located inside the caldera, falling ash can also spread around Mount Rinjani depending on the wind direction.

The alert status of Rinjani is Level II (Waspada) since October 25, 2015. No community activities / visitor are allowed in the Rinjani caldera and within 3000m around the top of Barujari.

November 02, 2015. Rinjani, Indonésia :

Source : PVMBG , VSI, Tribunews.

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