Paluweh volcano (off Flores Island, Indonesia) activity update
Activity from the lava dome continues with occasional explosions and / or collapse events, but has been decreasing over the past weeks.
Thu, 20 Jun 2013, 16:1816:18 PM | BY: T
An ash plume at about 8,000 ft (2.4 km) altitude was observed on satellite data yesterday (VAAC Darwin).
A visit by a recent group in July revealed that the dome, compared to December 2012, has approximately doubled in volume, mostly due to becoming wider. At its top, a new crater has formed inside which a small new dome seems to be growing.
Wed, 19 Jun 2013, 06:00
Paluweh volcano (Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 19 June-25 June 2013 (Continuing Activity)
Based on analyses of satellite imagery and wind data, the Darwin VAAC reported that on 19 June ash plumes from Paluweh rose to an altitude of 2.4 km (8,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted over 35 km SE. ... Read all
Mon, 3 Jun 2013, 10:40
The lava dome remains active with occasional explosions and rock avalanches / pyroclastic flows travelling through the two main valleys to the SW and S. ... Read all