Yasur volcano news
Monday, Apr 08, 2013
An increase in explosive activity has been noted since 2 April. Bombs have been ejected to the parking area below the summit cone, and the activity status (on a scale of 1-4) was raised from 1 to 2. If activity remains elevated, it will probably be further raised to 3 in the near future.
Tuesday, Mar 12, 2013
Strombolian activity has been comparably low recently and the volcanic activity level has been set to 1.
Saturday, Sep 15, 2012
Thursday, Aug 02, 2012
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Sunday, Jun 05, 2011
The alert level of Yasur has gone up to 3 out of 4, the Vanuatu’s department of geohazards decided early in June, due to increased activity. Access to the crater rim is now forbidden.
Thursday, Jun 10, 2010
The activity of Yasur has decreased again to normal, but still elevated levels. Bombs are still occasionally falling on the rim and outside, but the frequency and intensity of the explosions is now lower than during late May, when its alert level was raised to 3. Geohazards now lowered the alert to 2.
Tuesday, Jun 01, 2010
Yasur's strong activity is sending ash clouds to up to 1.8 km elevation and causing problems with ash fall in surrounding villages. ...more [read all]
Friday, May 28, 2010
Yasur's activity has continued to be very violent, with explosions that often throw bombs onto the visitor's rim and as far as the parking lot. This caused the Department of Geology, Mines and Water Resources from Port Vila to raise the alert level to 3 (out of 4) on 27 May.
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Yasur volcano's activity continues to be dangerously strong. Explosions frequently throw bombs outside the crater onto the rim, the outer flanks and even as far as the ash plane and the parking lot. Alert level remains at 2, as the Department of Geology, Mines and Water Resources from Port Vila stresses in their latest bulletin about Yasur.
Thursday, Mar 18, 2010
Since January 2010, the activity of Yasur volcano has been increasing and the activity level has been raised from 1 to 2. Explosions are frequently throwing bombs onto the visitors' path on rim of the crater, making visits to the volcano very dangerous.
Tuesday, Jun 02, 2009
Thursday, Jan 15, 2009
A pilot observation reported that an ash plume from Yasur was seen.