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Grímsvötn volcano (Iceland), eruption warning - increased meltwater
lundi nov. 01, 2010 23:14 |
Grímsvötn volcano on Iceland might be heating up to a new eruption. Recently, it has been observed that the amount of glacial meltwater from Grímsvötn emerging from under the thick ice cap of Vatnajökull covering the massive volcano has doubled.
While this might well be caused by heating of the volcano due to rising magma leading to a new eruption, Icelandic volcanologist say that seismicity under the volcano is still low. There are other possible caused that could explain the increase in melt water outflow, such as geomorphical changes in the drainage system allowing an increased discharge of accumulated meltwater on top of the volcano.
lundi, nov. 01, 2010
De fortes explosions de cendre et la croissance du dôme de lave continuent au volcan Mérapi. Hier et aujourd'hui, plusieurs coulées pyroclastiques de taille moyenne, se sont produites, atteignant jusqu'à 4 Km de distance à l’intérieur des canyons fluviaux de Kali Gendol, Lamat, Senowo et Krasak. Il a été annoncé que plusieurs milliers d'habitants qui n’ont pas encore été évacués se sont enfuis du secteur dans la panique. Deux personnes meurent dans un accident de la route. [details]
samedi, oct. 30, 2010
The strong eruptions last night showered Ygoya and Sleman cities with ash. Andy reports directly from the observatory Babadan, + 1279 m on the western slope, still mostly free of ash: "I witnessed 2 times pyroclastic flows since at 05.00 through Senowo river. Again last night 29 oct, around at 24.00 there was a massive glowing ash column rising up until 1,5 km, and all people at 5 at the distance 10 km from the summit must evacuated. ... [details]
vendredi, oct. 29, 2010
A powerful explosion happened at Merapi at 01h00 local time on 30 Oct 2010. News reports talk about an ash plume 12 km high. [details]
vendredi, oct. 29, 2010
Anak Krakatau started a new eruption, our volcanologist guide Doni reports from Indonesia. Explosions (near the summit?) created a new crater on its eastern side. [details]
vendredi, oct. 29, 2010
New explosions and pyroclastic flows occured today at Merapi volcano. An example of a pyroclastic flow triggered by material falling off the growing dome can be seen at a published Reuters press photo
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Volcano Eruption Special
: 11-16 Feb 2019: short-notice special tour to see the ongoing eruption of Karangetang volcano in northern Indonesia. Starting and ending in Manado. Small group 2-6 people, experienced volcano expedition leader from our team (Andi).
Photos from Germany
: Germany has a large number of volcanoes - most of them extinct, but the Eifel volcanic field is still potentially active.