Paluweh volcano (off Flores Island, Indonesia) activity update
Ash plumes rising to altitudes of 7-10,000 ft (2-3 km) altitude are observed on a nearly daily basis, showing that the lava dome continues to be very active (and dangerous!).
Thu, 4 Apr 2013, 18:0118:01 PM | BY: T
Wed, 3 Apr 2013, 06:00
Paluweh volcano (Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 3 April-9 April 2013 (Continuing Activity)
Based on analyses of satellite imagery and wind data, the Darwin VAAC reported that on 3 April an ash plume from Paluweh rose to an altitude of 2.1 km (7,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted 37 km SE and W. During 6-7 April ash plumes rose to an altitude of 3 km (10,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted over 45 km W and WSW. ... Read all
Sat, 30 Mar 2013, 09:15
The lava dome remains very active and produces ash plumes (by a mix of effusive-explosive activity comprising ash venting, explosions, rockfalls and pyroclastic flows from the dome) on a daily basis. The height of the plumes varies mostly between 8-12,000 ft (2.4-3.6 km) altitude. ... Read all