Fogo volcano news & eruption updates
Fogo volcano (Cape Verde): intermittent explosions, eruption declining
Freitag Jan 23, 2015 09:36 | VON: T
Mild strombolian explosion from Fogo on 21 Jan (image: OVCV)Mild explosive activity continues from the vent, at least intermittently, but there is no longer significant lava effusion. According to local observers, the eruption continues to decline overall and might be ending in a near future.
Works have started to reopen the road into the caldera to reach Ilheu de Losna and Portela/Bangaeira.
Montag, Jan 12, 2015
The eruption seems to be coming to an end. There are no new reports of lava effusion or explosive activity at the vents since 8 January, when small strombolian explosions could still be observed. ... [mehr]
Mittwoch, Jan 07, 2015
Activity continues, but overall the eruption has been decreasing and seems slowly to be coming to an end. ... [mehr]
Samstag, Jan 03, 2015
The eruption continues at reduced pace. After slowing down, lava effusion and small explosive activity at the vents appear to have increased again on 31 Dec. The western lava flow remains active with its northern front advancing through farmland in the Cha caldera. [mehr]
Samstag, Dez 27, 2014
According to local press, volcanologist João Fonseca, responsible for volcanic monitoring and equipment maintenance at Fogo volcano, mentioned that volcanic activity shows signs of decreasing and that the eruption could be approaching its end. ... [mehr]
Donnerstag, Dez 25, 2014
Lava effusion continues from the vents, while explosive activity there has more or less ended. ... [mehr]