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17 Jan 2018 description
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Climate

Weak to moderate La Niña conditions contributed to higher than normal rainfall across the country. In late November, cyclone Cempaka brought heavy rains and extreme winds to the south-eastern coast of Java. The high rainfall led to increased floods and landslides, causing destruction and damage. Higher than normal rainfall throughout the dry season led to higher paddy harvest between September and December 2017.

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). ​

28 Nov 2017 description

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

Visual Observation :

27 Nov 2017 description

Monday, 20 November 2017

Naypyidaw, Myanmar: The construction of the Indonesian hospital in Myaung Bwe, Rakhine State Myanmar was officially started with a ground breaking ceremony (19/11).

The event was attended by the Indonesian Ambassador for Myanmar Ito Sumardi, as the representative of the Government of Indonesia, Minister for Rakhine State Issues of Myanmar, the representative of the Ministry for Health of Myanmar, the representative of MERC, community leaders, Buddhist and Islamic religious leaders, as well as hundreds of local people.

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

Monday, 27 November 2017

The Indonesian authorities have raised the state of Mount Agung in Bali to its highest level (Level IV), since 06:00 ICST. National Disaster Agency (BNPB) explained there have been continuous ash clouds, sometimes accompanied by explosive eruptions and weak sound of 'boom'. The rays of fire are increasingly observed at night, which indicate that larger potential eruption is imminent.

26 Nov 2017 description

Mount Agung which is located in Karangasem regency, Bali Province erupted again on Saturday (25/11/2017) at 5:30 pm Bali time.

Grayish-black medium pressure ash columns were observed to reach a height of 1.500 m above the peak. Eruption was visually observed from the Culik and Batulompeh areas to the West-Southwest.

This is the second eruption with a higher ashes column than the previous one. The first eruption occurred on Tuesday (21/11/2017) at 5:05 pm Bali time with thick-gray smoke and medium pressure as high as 700 meters.

22 Nov 2017 description

Tuesday, 21 November 2017​​

Bali: The Indonesian National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) described Mount Agung's eruption today (21/11) at 17.05 local time as phreatic.

The smoke is observed in medium pressure with a thick grey colour and a maximum height of about 700 m above the peak. It is understood the ash is blowing weakly toward the east-southeast of the island. Mount Agung, is located in Karangasem Regency – the eastern part of Bali.

22 Nov 2017 description

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Activity Level: SIAGA

Visual Observation : The top of the mountain was clearly observed. A 100-500 m high of white thick and low pressure smoke can be observed from the northern slopes, northeast, south, and southwest slope. ​​

Post phreatic eruption on 21 November 2017 at 17.05 (local time): there was no aftershock. Earthquake:

03 Oct 2017 description

At the invitation of the Myanmar Government, we visited Northern Rakhine today. We went to a number of villages in Maungdaw and Rathedaung districts and met a mixture of local communities.

This initiative by the Government of Myanmar allowed us to show support for the many people of all communities in northern Rakhine who have suffered and still feel great insecurity.

20 Aug 2017 description

BANDA ACEH – Aceh Disaster Management Agency (BPBA) formed the rehabilitation and reconstruction acceleration team after the earthquake hit Pidie, Pidie Jaya and Bireuen on December 7, 2016. The information about the formation was delivered by Head in Charge of BPBA Yusmadi in a coordination meeting on rehabilitation and reconstruction in post disaster of earthquake in the three regencies two days ago (16/8) in Banda Aceh, Aceh. The Minister of BNPB Willem Rampangilei, the Secretary General Dody Ruswandi, and Deputy of Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Harmensyah attended the meeting.

20 Aug 2017 description

PIDIE JAYA – Rehabilitation and reconstruction fund after Aceh earthquake in 2016 (Regency of Pidie, Pidie Jaya and Bireuen) as many as Rp 626,3 billion has disbursed. It was delivered by Minister of National Disaster Management Authority (BNPB) Willem Rampangilei as he visited Pidie Jaya for accelerating rehabilitation and reconstruction in post disaster of Aceh earthquake.

18 Aug 2017 description
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Summary

Higher than normal rainfall levels boosted crop production in early 2017, but also led to more floods and landslides. The climate outlook for August and September suggests abovenormal rainfall levels for most of the country, but very low precipitation is expected across southern parts of Indonesia, especially East and West Nusa Tenggara, southern West Papua and eastern Java.

11 Aug 2017 description

JAKARTA – While at the moment most of areas in Indonesia experiencing drought and forest and land fire, flash flood precisely occurred in Sidenreng Rappang Regency. Heavy rain in Enrekang Regency has caused flash flood in some villages in Pity Riase Sub-district, Sulawesi Selatan i.e. Belawae, Buntu Buangin, Dengeng-Dengeng, on Monday (7/8) at 04.00 local time.

The flash flood inundated initially in Dengeng-Dengeng, Pitu Riase Sub-district, Sidrap and widely spread to some other areas in Pitumpanua Sub-district, Wajo Regency, on Monday morning (7/8) at around 06.30 local time.

18 Jul 2017 description

New Indonesia report highlights critical role of ending child poverty and violence to achieving sustainable development

NEW YORK/JAKARTA, 18 July 2017 –The Government of Indonesia and UNICEF today launched a new report showcasing the progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals that the country has made for children, acknowledging challenges and highlighting the crucial role of preventing violence against children in reducing poverty.

07 Jun 2017 description

JAKARTA – Heavy rain with high intensity and lasting in a long period accompanied with critical condition of watersheds have caused flooding in several places in Sulawesi region. Thousands of houses flooded, even causing casualties.

Heavy rain that lasted long enough flushed Tolitoli District. It triggered Tuwelei River and Lembe River overflowed. Flash flood hit four sub-districts in Lampasio, Baolan, Galang and Dakopamean, Tolitoli Regency, Sulawesi Tengah Province on Saturday (3/6) at around 13:00 pm. Water level of the flood in settlements was about 1 to 3 meters.

07 Jun 2017 description

JAKARTA – Flood inundated thousands of houses in Gorontalo Regency. Heavy rain that lasted long enough caused rivers overflowing. Therefore, it triggered flooding in Gorontalo Regency, Gorontalo Province on Friday (2/6). The heavy rain caused some rivers overflowing, such as Marisa River crossing over Limboto Barat, Moloupo River in Limboto and as well Monggelomo River crossing Tibawa sub-district.

23 Apr 2017 description

JAKARTA – Downpour within a long period fell in Bogor caused increasing discharge of Ciliwung River at upstream part. Water level of the river monitored in Katulampa which is up to 170 cm means the status of Siaga 2 on Thursday (13/4) at 20.30 pm. Until 21.15 pm, the status of the river was still the same level. The rain still occurs in Bogor.