Langila volcano news and eruption updates (Papua New Guinea):
Langila volcano continues to erupt, producing ash fall over near-by communities, where about 10,000 people live. Ashfall is causing respiratory problems and has damaged small plantations, food and water supply. Authorities have started to evacuate some people in the most affected villages and to bring in temporary shelter, water and food suplies.
According to the Darwin VAAC, low-level ash plumes from Langila were visible on satellite imagery during 8-13 June. It is expected that the activity at Langila continues at fluctuating levels....more [read all]
Between 28 April and 4 May 2005, almost continuous emissions of thick white to gray ash-clouds were observed rising about 700-800 m above the summit crater.
Glow was visible during nights; strombolian activity with projections of incandescent lava became frequent in early May.