Merapi volcano (Java, Indonesia): ongoing incandescent avalanches

Вт, 20 апр 2021, 08:53
Glowing rockfalls from the active lava dome (image: @Rizal06691023/twitter)
Glowing rockfalls from the active lava dome (image: @Rizal06691023/twitter)
Ash plumes separating from the incadescent avalanches (image: @Rizal06691023/twitter)
Ash plumes separating from the incadescent avalanches (image: @Rizal06691023/twitter)
A series of glowing avalanches continue to occur from the actively growing lava dome.
Collapsing parts of the dome triggered 18 small rockfall avalanches that traveled over the western slopes about 1.5 km distance from the summit and lifted ash plumes separating from the avalanches (so-called phoenix clouds).
The current hazards are hot avalanches that can become mobilized into hot glowing currents (pyroclastic flows), especially towards the south-southwest sector including Kali Kuning, Boyong, Bedog, Krasak, Bebeng, & Putih with a maximum distance of 5 km.
Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi volcano activity update 20 April 2021

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The active dome of Merapi and glowing avalanches tonight; the SW part of the dome is left, SE part to the right (image: Galih Jati / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Glowing avalanches continue to occur from the active dome, which actually grows in two relatively independent parts to the SW and SE, as our correspondent and volcano guide Galih reported. ... Read all
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