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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia) update: pyroclastic flows continue destruction of eastern lava lobe

Friday Jul 31, 2015 14:37 PM | DOOR: T

Pyroclastic flow at Sinabung volcano yesterday (image: Mbah Lëwå / facebook)
Pyroclastic flow at Sinabung volcano yesterday (image: Mbah Lëwå / facebook)
A series of small to medium-sized pyroclastic flows occurred yesterday as a result of the ongoing destruction of the unstable lava lobe present on the upper eastern flank.
A church from the already mostly buried village of Bekerah, so far still standing, was covered by and disappeared forever under fresh pyroclastic flow deposits.
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Pyroclastic flow at Sinabung volcano this morning
Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015
A series of pyroclastic flows yesterday noon (see previous post) and this morning destroyed a part of the eastern lava lobe. ... [meer...]
Pyroclastic flow at Sinabung volcano today at 12:22
Monday, Jul 27, 2015
Activity has remained essentially unchanged. Effusion of viscous lava continues at slow pace to feed the lava dome with two active lobes on the SE and E upper flanks. At 12:22 local time today, a small part of the eastern lobe collapsed into a medium-sized pyroclastic flow that traveled approx. 2.5 km towards the outskirts of the (already evacuated and destroyed) villages of Bekerah and Simacem. ... [meer...]
Incandescence from the two lava lobes of Sinabung and a rockfall at night (25 July)
Sunday, Jul 26, 2015
During the past 2,3 days, the volcano has been relatively calm and not produced pyroclastic flows, only small rockfalls from two lava lobes, a smaller and a much larger one, overspilling to the SE and ENE, respectively ... [meer...]
Ash plume from Sinabung's pyroclastic flow yesterday morning (photo: Mbah Lëwå / facebook)
Friday, Jul 24, 2015
A moderately large pyroclastic flow occurred yesterday morning, reaching 3 km length on the SE side and producing a 1.5 km ash plume. [meer...]
Wednesday, Jul 22, 2015
The volcano continues to slowly effuse viscous lava which feeds the lava dome on its summit. This activity results in numerous avalanches and pyroclastic flows. ... [meer...]

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