Yasur volcano news
Yasur volcano (Tanna Island, Vanuatu) activity update
Friday Nov 08, 2013 16:07 PM | BY: T
Ash emission from Yasur yesterday (webcam view)Strong semi-continuous ash emissions and relatively strong strombolian explosions that eject large bombs outside the crater were reported by John Seach, a regular visitor to the volcano.
The ash falls damage vegetation near the volcano and some ash fall was reported from Erromango Island located 150 km north of Yasur. John mentions large lava bombs of 4 meters in diameter.
Tuesday, Sep 10, 2013
The volcano continues to produce very rhythmic and often intense strombolian explosions. Sometimes (see the following time-lapse video), bombs are ejected to the outer slope and land in or near the car-park area, where extreme caution should be applied. Geohazard maintains status level 2. ... [more]
Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013
Strombolian activity has been decreasing according to GeoHazard, and the volcano could soon be placed back to alert level 1. However, bombs are still often being ejected outside the crater during larger strombolian eruptions, as the attached webcam image shows. [more]
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Explosive (strombolian) activity level has been increasing recently, the latest bulletin of Geohazard today indicates. The alert level remains at 2, but an increase to 3 is possible in the near future. ... [more]
Monday, Apr 08, 2013
An increase in explosive activity has been noted since 2 April. Bombs have been ejected to the parking area below the summit cone, and the activity status (on a scale of 1-4) was raised from 1 to 2. If activity remains elevated, it will probably be further raised to 3 in the near future. [more]
Tuesday, Mar 12, 2013
Strombolian activity has been comparably low recently and the volcanic activity level has been set to 1. [more]