Ibu volcano news
Wed, 23 Oct 2013, 10:37
Ibu volcano (Halmahera Island, Indonesia): lava dome overtopping crater rim poses risk of pyroclastic flows
Sun, 9 Jun 2013, 17:04
As the Indonesian Volcanological Survey (VSI) specified in its latest bulletin, parts of the active lava dome of the volcano have recently (early June) grown higher than the northern crater rim, where it is cut by a valley extending to the northern feet of the stratovolcano. Therefore, potential continued growth of the dome poses the risk of rockfalls and pyroclastic flows reach the northern flanks, where a number of villages are located, namely Pasilulu and Talen. ...more [read all]
Fri, 7 Jun 2013, 15:25
The alert level of the volcano was raised to 3 ("Siaga", "alarm") on a scale of 1-4 by the Indonesian Volcanological Survey.