Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano (Tanzania), activity update: strong decrease in activity
Over the past three weeks, Lengai has quietened down significantly. Observers report a complete pause in activity lasting about two weeks, and then resuming of relatively small ash eruptions. A thermal anomaly is still visibile on satellite date in the crater of the ash cone.
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Wed, 12 Mar 2008, 06:00
Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano (Tanzania) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 12 March-18 March 2008 (Continuing Activity)
Based on a pilot observation, the Toulouse VAAC reported that an ash plume rose to an altitude of 12.2 km (40,000 ft) a.s.l. on 13 March. The plume was not confirmed using satellite imagery. A plume at an altitude of 13.7 km (45,000 ft) a.s.l. was observed on satellite imagery on 16 March. ... Read all
Tue, 11 Mar 2008, 11:06
Lengai's activity has been continuing to increase. Over the past days, several ash eruptions have produced plumes up to more than 10km height, the largest one possibly being on 4 March rising to about 14 km, as evident from satellite data, observations by passing aircraft and spectacular photos taken from the ground posted on Fred Belton's website. Read all