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11 Dec 2017 description

Activity Level: AWAS (Level IV)

Visual Observation :

The summit can be seen clearly, sometimes it was covered by fog. A 1000-2000 thin mid pressure colomn of steam can be observed from the northern, north-eastern, southern, and south-western slopes. Rays of fire can be seen from CCTV (Batulompeh). Effusive eruption slowly occured and was followed by a short duration of earthquake blow.

Earthquake:

​Earthquake eruption : once.

08 Dec 2017 description

Friday, 8 December 2017 ​​​​ Activity Level: AWAS (Level IV)

Visual Observation :

The summit can be seen clearly due to fog. A 500-1,500 thin greyish and mid pressure colomn of steam can be observed from the northern, north-eastern, southern, and south-western slopes. Rays of fire can be seen from Batulompeh CCTV. Effusive eruption slowly occured.

Earthquake:

05 Dec 2017 description

Activity Level: AWAS (Level IV)

Visual Observation :

The summit often seen foggy. A thin white and low pressure colomn of steam can be observed from the northern, north-eastern, southern, and south-western slopes 1000-1500m. Rays of fire can not be seen from all CCTVs (Rendang, Bukitasah and Batulompeh). Effusive eruption slowly occured.

Earthquake:

​Earthquake eruption: nil.

Non harmonic tremor: cloud of thin white ashes occurred in 6 hours (with 1-2 mm amplitude, dominant 1 mm). ​

01 Dec 2017 description

✓ Since 29 Nov 2017, 06:45 (UTC+7), VONA for Mt. Agung is Orange.

Bali Tourism Office’s would like to advise tourists advised to stay in their hotels where the hotel management and the relevant government agencies will keep them fully informed on developments.

30 Nov 2017 description

VAAC ASH ADVISORY SUMMARY: CONTINUOUS VOLCANO ASH EMISSION TO FL210. VOLCANO ASH CURRENTLY NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY. ERUPTION IS STILL ONGOING AND OBSERVED ON WEBCAM. VOLCANO ASH HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY, MODEL GUIDANCE, WEBCAM, PILOT REPORT AND GROUND REPORT.

Aviation Color Code: RED

Explanation: eruption is forecast to be imminent with significant emission of ash into the atmosphere likely, or eruption is underway with significant emission of ash.

29 Nov 2017 description
  • The eruption of Mount Agung (Bali) is ongoing with significant release of magmatic gases and increased strength of tremors. The Indonesian Centre for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (CVGHM/PVMBG) states that the likelyhood of larger scale eruptions is increasing.

  • Ngurah Rai International Airport (Bali) is operating on 29 November, as well as Lombok Praya International Airport.

  • Local media reports that the evacuation of over 100 000 people from 22 villages is on going.

29 Nov 2017 description

VAAC ASH ADVISORY SUMMARY: CONTINUOUS VOLCANO ASH EMISSION TO FL250 LAST OBSERVED AT 28/1530Z EXT SW. VOLCANO ASH CURRENTLY NOT DISCERNIBLE ON SAT IMAGERY. VOLCANO ASH HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON PREVIOUS ADVISORY, HIMAWARI-8 28/1530Z IMAGERY, SURABAYA 28/1200Z SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.

29 Nov 2017 description
report Direct Relief

More than 150,000 people are being evacuated as Mount Agung in Bali, Indonesia, continues to erupt and spew dangerous ash clouds up to 10,000 feet into the atmosphere. The island’s main airport remains closed. Indonesia’s emergency management agency made a statement Monday indicating that the evacuation is proceeding well and that it could last for up to a month. Mount Agung erupted last in 1963, when it killed more than 1,500 people.

28 Nov 2017 description

GENEVA, 28 November, 2017 -- The UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mr. Robert Glasser, today expressed his concern for the people and Government of Indonesia as the likelihood of a large volcanic eruption on Bali’s Mount Agung continues to become more imminent.

28 Nov 2017 description
  • The eruption of Mount Agung, which started on 25 November, is ongoing with a significant release of magmatic gases and increased volcanic earthquake activity. Volcanic ash reached a maximum height of 3 400 m from the peak on 27 November. The Indonesian Centre for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (CVGHM/PVMBG) states that the volcanic activity of Agung is at a very high level and that the probability of a bigger eruption is increasing. The maximum alert level remains in place.

28 Nov 2017 description

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 | dilihat 3933 kali ​ Activity Level: AWAS (Level IV)

Visual Observation :

28 Nov 2017 description

Updates
- The status of Mount Agung has been raised to highest Alert Level IV for Mount Agung from 27 November 2017, 06,00 (UTC +8). The Indonesian Disaster Management Authority (Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana / BNPB) has issued a 8 km radius Danger Exclusion Zone up to 10 km from the crater.
- Volcano Observatory Notice for Aviation (VONA) for Mt. Agung is currently at Red Level.
- Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) & Lombok Praya International Airport (LOP) are closed, correct as at 28 November 2017, 12.00 hours (UTC +7).

28 Nov 2017 description

Authorities with Indonesia’s National Disaster Management Agency (Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana, BNPB) have just raised warnings to the highest possible level and expanded evacuation for 100,000 people as Bali’s Mount Agung volcano spews ash miles into the air with increasing frequency and severity. Indonesia’s powerful early warning and decision support system, InAWARE, is helping officials anticipate impacts to populated areas and develop evacuation and response plans to protect everyone in harm’s way.

27 Nov 2017 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

  • Eruption started on 21 Nov. at 09.05 UTC
  • Agung erupted again on 25 Nov. at 10.30 UTC and 26 Nov. at 1.55 UTC
  • Current Volcano Observatory Notice for Aviation (VONA) was issued on 26 Nov. at 23.00 UTC: Aviation colour RED
  • High risk of lahar (mud flow composed by pyroclastic materials)
  • Ongoing emission of volcanic ash reaching a max. height of 3 000 m
27 Nov 2017 description

Monday, 27 November 2017

Activity Level: AWAS (Level IV)

The eruption level of has raised from phreatic to magmatic phase (since the rays of fire are increasingly observed in at night, on 25 November 2017 at 21.00 local time). The magmatic eruption phase has spread ashes up to 2,000-4,000 m into the atmosphere.

Visual Observation :

The top of the mountain can be clearly seen with 2,500-3,000 m high of grey mid pressure eruption column.

A 3,000 m high grey eruption column.

Rays of fire.

27 Nov 2017 description
  • AHA Centre's Disaster Monitoring & Response System (DMRS) is on "Warning" alert for potential Mount Agung eruption from 25 November 2017

  • Indonesian authorities maintains Alert Level IV (out of 4 levels, the highest) for Mount Agung from 27 November 2017, 06,00 (UTC +8)