Paluweh volcano (Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia): news & updates
Friday, Dec 27, 2013
After several months with little activity, an ash plume was spotted again by VAAC Darwin yesterday, with an estimated altitude of 10,000 ft (3 km). The new lava dome probably continues to produce occasional collapse events and explosions.
Monday, Aug 12, 2013
A larger eruption Saturday morning killed at least 6 people on the island in a pyroclastic flow. ...more [read all]
Monday, Aug 05, 2013
A partial collapse of the lava dome occurred yesterday and produced an explosion and (probably) pyroclastic flows. An ash plume rose to about 3 km (9,000 ft) altitude. ...more
Thursday, Jun 20, 2013
Activity from the lava dome continues with occasional explosions and / or collapse events, but has been decreasing over the past weeks. ...more [read all]
Monday, Jun 03, 2013
The lava dome remains active with occasional explosions and rock avalanches / pyroclastic flows travelling through the two main valleys to the SW and S.
Friday, May 24, 2013
Monday, May 13, 2013
The lava dome continues to be active and produce explosions and small pyroclastic flows from time to time, generating ash plumes rising to 7-10,000 ft such as today.
Monday, May 06, 2013
Monday, Apr 29, 2013
Activity from the lava dome continues. A larger event (explosion and/or dome collapse) produced a fairly large ash plume rising to 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude that drifted 60 nautical miles NW this morning (VAAC Darwin).
Saturday, Apr 20, 2013
The lava dome remains active. An ash plume rose to 7,000 ft this morning, probably caused by an explosion or another partial dome collapse.
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