Karangetang volcano (Sangihe Islands, Indonesia), eruption news: pyroclastic flows and lava flows
After a gradual increase in activity, Karangetang volcano on Siau island started a more violent phase of activity. Lava flows and pyroclastic flows from the growing lava dome have been reported.
Mon, 20 Aug 2007, 11:3511:35 AM | BY: TOM
According to the Jakarta Post, several hundred people have been evacuated from villages on the slopes of the volcano. A major explosive eruption could happen in the near future, volcanologist estimate.
Thu, 5 Apr 2007, 21:46
Karangetang volcano is still active as news reports suggest. An ash plume was observed rising to an altitude of 1.9 km (6,000 ft) a.s.l. on 27 March. Pyroclastic flows may have occurred the next day. Read all