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Lewotolo volcano
stratovolcano 1423 m / 4,669 ft
Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia, -8.27°S / 123.51°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Lewotolo volcano eruptions:
2012, 1951, 1920, 1899, 1864, 1852, 1849, 1819, 1660
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Lewotolo volcano news:

Lewotolo volcano (Lomblen Island, Indonesia): increased activity, 500 people evacuated

Mon, 9 Jan 2012, 00:01
00:01 AM | BY: T
The remote Lewotolo stratovolcano on Lomblen island in Indonesia is getting more and more active, with reports of "black columns of smoke" coming out from its crater, which probably translates to first ash eruptions happening.
"Rumbling sounds are heard around the mountain" and a strong smell of sulfur is noticed. Now in the rainy season, the main risk will likely be lahars.
Jakarta Post reports that about 500 people residing near Mount Lewotolo have evacuated their homes voluntarily, and that providing shelters for them is difficult.
The alert status of Lewotolo has been raised to 3 (out of 4).
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Lewotolo volcano (Lomblen Island, Indonesia) activity update: increased activity

Thu, 5 Jan 2012, 00:01
00:01 AM | BY: TP
The remote Lewotolo volcano in the Flores Sea was placed on alert on 2 January, after an increase in seismic activity and incandescence was observed on 2 January.
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Links / Sources:
  • CVGHM (Volcanological Survey of Indonesia)

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