Semeru volcano (East Java, Indonesia): continuing lava flows

Sun, 3 May 2020, 11:44
11:44 AM | BY: MARTIN
Descending lava flows from Semeru volcano (image: @tonyveco/twitter)
Descending lava flows from Semeru volcano (image: @tonyveco/twitter)
PVMBG recorded an explosion that generated emissions of gas and steam plumes with ash content. Ash plumes reached 13,000 ft (3,962 m) altitude and drifted NE.
Lava flows continue to be active on the south-southeast slopes of the volcano.
Incandescent material is being ejected above Seloko Jongring crater and caused avalanches of material.
The Alert Level remained at 2.
The warning bulletin states that ballistic impacts of volcanic bombs and pyroclastic flows could affect an area of about 1 km distance from the main crater and 4 km on the SSE flank.
Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi volcano activity update 3 May 2020

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