Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Mount Bromo Erupting Lava

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  • A local resident rests on a bench as Mount Bromo volcano erupts in the background in Ngadisari, Probolinggo, East Java, January 5, 2016. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

    A local resident rests on a bench as Mount Bromo volcano erupts in the background in Ngadisari, Probolinggo, East Java, January 5, 2016. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

    TEMPO.CO, Probolinggo - Mount Bromo began erupting lava on Tuesday morning, January 26, 2016, as reported by the Volcanic Observation Post. The post also reported ashes and tremor activities in the area.

    However, the Volcano status remains at alert level 3. Head of Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, Ayu Dewi Utari, said that Bromo is cleared from people’s activity, be it in caldera or in the sea of sand.

    Meanwhile, Head of the Center for Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation, Edi Prasojo, said that Bromo has entered an eruption phase. "We have seen a number of volcanic activities inside Mount Bromo," he said.

    DAVID PRIYASIDHARTA