News Karnataka
Tuesday, April 23 2024
Cricket
World

Indonesia’s volcano Mount Merapi emits hot clouds

Photo Credit :

Jakarta: Indonesia’s most active volcano Mount Merapi emitted hot clouds three times as far as 1,600 metres to the southwest, the Geological Disaster Technology Research and Development Center said on Wednesday.

“The first blast of the hot clouds occurred at 3:16 am (local time) with incandescent lava flowing as far as 1,500 meters to the southwest for 129 seconds,” the center’s head Hanik Humaida said.

Merapi blasted off the second hot clouds at 9:31 am (local time) as far as 1,000 metres to the southwest for 93 seconds while the third happened at 9:53 am (local time) flowing up to 1,600 metres for 121 seconds.

Located on the border between Central Java and Yogyakarta provinces, the volcano is now in the status of third danger level.

The centre has urged people not to be in the danger zone within a radius of three km from the crater to keep away from ejections of volcanic materials.

Authorities also asked people to avoid lava flows and hot clouds flowing through rivers that stream down from Merapi such as Kuning, Boyong, Bedog, Krasak, Bebeng, and Putih rivers.

Share this:
MANY DROPS MAKE AN OCEAN
Support NewsKarnataka's quality independent journalism with a small contribution.

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

To get the latest news on WhatsApp