Batu Tara volcano news:
Sat, 28 Nov 2015, 05:50
We just returned from a 3-days expedition to the island during 23-26 Nov: the volcano's activity was overall at similar levels as during the previous visits between 2012-June this year, but highly variable from day to day: ...more [read all]
Mon, 26 Oct 2015, 10:23
A volcanic ash plume at 5,000 ft (1.5 km) altitude extending 80 km west of the volcano was reported by VAAC Darwin this morning.
Fri, 23 Oct 2015, 06:47
Ash plumes from the volcano have become an almost daily observation on satellite data monitored by VAAC Darwin. This suggests that activity has picked up at the volcano (we will find out more when we are going there in November). ...more
Thu, 22 Oct 2015, 10:52
An ash plume at estimated 5,000 ft (1.5 km) altitude was reported extending 50 km SW of the volcano this morning (VAAC Darwin).
Tue, 20 Oct 2015, 06:25
Strombolian activity remains apparently intense. Ash plumes from the volcano have been spotted more frequently in the past weeks.
Thu, 15 Oct 2015, 08:02
VAAC Darwin spotted an ash plume at 7,000 ft (2.1 km) drifting 80 km west from the volcano this morning. ...more
Tue, 13 Oct 2015, 06:41
Intense strombolian activity continues at the volcano. A volcanic ash plume at estimated 5,000 ft (1.5 km) altitude was observed extending 80 km to the west of the volcano this morning. (VAAC Darwin)
Thu, 8 Oct 2015, 09:02
Strombolian to vulcanian-type explosive activity continues at the volcano, sometimes strong enough to produce plumes visible on satellite imagery. ...more
Batu Tara volcano July 2015 eruption movies: strong explosions and an amazing pyroclastic flow over water
Tue, 7 Jul 2015, 22:17
Sun, 5 Jul 2015, 03:59
The activity at the volcano remains intense. We visited Batu Tara from 30 June - 4 July on our recent Volcano Special tour and observed strombolian eruptions of varying intensity at intervals ranging between 10 and 50 minutes. ...more [read all]