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Nineteen volcanoes in Indonesia on alert level As many as 19 out of 127 volcanoes in Indonesia have shown increasing volcanic activities and their statuses have been raised from normal to alert level II (Waspada).

Posted in Volcanoes @ 03 February 2014 17:26 CET by Blog Bot · permalink · 0 reactions

Disasters to be expected in Indonesia in 2013 The number of whirlwinds that hit Indonesia last year was 28 times higher than that of the year 2002 due to the impact of global warming, according National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho.

Posted in General @ 24 December 2012 03:35 CET by Blog Bot · permalink · 0 reactions

Six volcanoes on high alert, but no direct danger Despite increasing activity at six volcanoes across the country, the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) says there is no need to evacuate residents for now.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 10 October 2011 06:59 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions

Mount Karangetang in North Sulawesi on alert status National Agency for Disaster Mitigation spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said Monday Mount Karangetang in Sitaro Regency, North Sulawesi, was on alert status. "We increased its status to alert on Monday. We also warn that the area within a two kilometer radius of the volcano is the most dangerous," said Sutopo.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 09 August 2011 04:59 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions

Cold lava flood from Mount Merapi buries 21 homes At least 21 houses were buried on Saturday night by a flood of volcanic material from Mount Merapi in Indonesia's Central Java.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 20 March 2011 23:15 CET by Blog Bot · permalink · 0 reactions

Status of Mount Karangetang volcano raised again The National Disaster Relief Agency BNPB has announced that the alert status of the Mount Karangetang volcano on the island of Siau in North Sulawesi province has been raised from three to four. This was done late in the afternoon yesterday after more information about the recent eruption and current activity of the volcano was processed.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 19 March 2011 01:42 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions

Mount Karangetang volcano erupts near Sulawesi One of Indonesia's most active volcanos has erupted, sending lava and searing gas clouds tumbling down its slopes. Volcanology official Agus Budianto said Friday that authorities were still trying to evacuate residents living along the slopes of Mount Karangetang.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 12 March 2011 01:48 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions

Mount Seulawah Agam shows signs of activity The Center for Volcanology and Disaster Mitigation has put Mt. Seulawah Agam in Aceh on the lowest alert level following a series of earthquakes recorded in the last few days. As a consequence of the new status, the center declares the area in a radius of three kilometers from the crater off limits.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 03 September 2010 02:51 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions

Four feared dead after Mount Karangetang eruption Four people are missing and feared dead after a volcano eruption in Eastern Indonesia, according to a National Disaster Mitigation Agency official. Mount Karangetang, on Siau Island, is one of Indonesia's most active volcanoes, according to The Jakarta Globe.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 07 August 2010 13:02 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions

Video: Eruption of Mount Karangetang volcano The Mount Karangetang volcano on the island of Siau in North Sulawesi has erupted again early this morning. The volcano started erupting last Thursday, but the intensity of the eruption is still growing. The volcano shot lava and molten rock as high as two kilometers in the air. Authorities have started to organise emergency shelters for those living on the slopes of the volcano.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 07 November 2009 09:08 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions

Mount Karangetang in North Sulawesi erupts The Mount Karangetang volcano on the island of Sitaro in North Sulawesi has just started erupting. The volcano exhausts hot lava and volcanic debris from it's crater. The volcano rumbled to life two days ago but the intensity of the eruption was still increasing.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 06 November 2009 11:04 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions

Hundreds evacuated as Mount Karangetang erupts Hundreds of villagers have been evacuated after a volcano erupted in eastern part of Indonesia, officials said here Tuesday. Mount Karangetang on Siau Island, of North Sulawesi province has been on top alert status since Sunday, as the volcano has formed a crater on its side and spewed black ash carrying hot materials up to two kilometers, head of Indonesian Volcanology Agency Surono said.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 05 June 2009 03:05 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions

Mount Krakatau spews lava Mount Krakatau - in the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra - has been put on the second-highest alert because it has been spewing ash for several days now. Saut Simatupang, from the Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation, said that the increased activity of the Anak Krakatau volcano posed a big danger so people have been advised to stay outside a three-kilometer danger zone around the volcano.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 02 November 2007 07:58 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions

Karangetang expected to erupt again The Karangetang volcano on the small island of Siau just north of main island Sulawesi, well-known as a diving destination, has become more active once again. Yesterday BMG, the Meteorological and Geophysical Group, decided to raise the status of the volcano to '4', which means that a renewed eruption is expected within a few days.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 12 September 2007 02:43 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions

Karangetang volcano erupts again today The Karangetang volcano in eastern Indonesia spewed hot lava and clouds of ash high into the atmosphere early on Monday according to a volcanologist. The eruption came just hours after hundreds of residents living on the slopes were evacuated. There are no reports of injuries or damage according to Yudi Satipang, a volcanologist who has been monitoring the Karangetang volcano on the island of Siau since it was placed on high alert last weekend.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 20 August 2007 16:06 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions

High alert for Karangetang volcano near Sulawesi Some 500 families have been evacuated from the slopes of the Karangetang volcano on the island of Siau, near northeast Sulawesi. The evacuations come after a warning from authorities that an eruption could be imminent. The alert status of the volcano was raised on Saturday; advising that at least two villages were to be evacuated.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 20 August 2007 02:41 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions

Soputan volcano on Sulawesi erupts The Soputan volcano on the northern top of the island of Sulawesi has started spewing ash and rocks. Lava debris is starting to descend down it's slopes but no evacuation had taken place according to an official on Tuesday. Mount Soputan, 2.175 kilometers northeast of the Indonesian capital Jakarta, is no threat to the nearest villages, located at 11 kilometers from it's crater. Even in the event of an actual eruption there is no direct danger, according to Saut Sumatupang, head of Indonesia's Volcanology Survey.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 14 August 2007 16:08 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions

Mount Karangetang stil spewing ash clouds The Mount Karangetang volcano on the remote island of Siau is still active in spewing hot clouds on Wednesday. This came after it showed signs of increasing activity on Monday evening. Compared to several days ago, the 1,820 meter high volcano showed a decrease in activity, as was told by the subdistrict head of Siau Timur, Replain Areros.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 29 March 2007 02:17 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions

Villagers refused to leave areas outside volcano-zone A volcano in eastern Indonesia spewed hot gas and debris 1 1/2 kilometers (a mile) down its slopes on Monday, but hundreds of villagers were refusing to leave areas just outside the danger-zone, officials said. No injuries were reported. Mount Karangetang, one of the country's most active mountains, has been at a state of high alert for two weeks.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 01 August 2006 05:48 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions

Volcano alert in Sulawesi to highest level Indonesia has raised the alert status of Karangetang volcano in the country's eastern region by one level to its highest after activity increased, the Directorate of Vulcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation said today. Karangetang volcano, which lies at the northern end of Siau island in North Sulawesi province, has been spewing lava and hot clouds since July 22, the agency said. The 1,784-meter volcano had more than 40 recorded eruptions since 1675, according to U.S. Geological Survey.

Posted in Volcanoes @ 28 July 2006 15:22 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions
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