Sleman – Until 19:00 pm, cloud bursts of heat (wedhus gembel) Mount Merapi still ongoing. Very powerful blast of hot clouds. When spraying, the height of the hot cloud had reached a height of 1.5 KM.
Due to this burst of hot clouds, rain, dust and then flushed the area of the slopes of Merapi. Even the dust in the area of Kaliurang, Sleman, Yogyakarta, was very concentrated.
The residents previously Kaliurang still survive in the area, about 5 KM from the top of Merapi, a direct jump to the rallying point of evacuation, when she heard sirens sounded. Their clothes were filled with volcanic ash. Citizens also appear white hair filled with dust.
The vehicles are down from Kaliurang also shrouded volcanic ash. In fact, glass-thick windshield looks dusty.
Until tonight, the atmosphere in Kaliurang Road still looks crowded. The process of evacuation of citizens Kaliurang into refugee camps are still ongoing. The residents who evacuated are also already using a mask.
Merapi hot cloud was estimated temperature 600 degrees Celsius. Therefore, the hot cloud is considered very dangerous. About three districts on the slopes of Merapi in the district of Sleman district must be empty. (Ash / Gah)
Sleman – burst of hot clouds (wedhus gembel) Mount Merapi to make citizens Kaliurang, Sleman regency panic. Siren Early Warning System (EWS) sounds blaring. While the more intense rain ash and sulfur smell the sting.
Merapi began spewing hot clouds at about 17:02 and 17:30 GMT, Tuesday (26/10/2010). Until around 18:45 pm, a blast wedhus gembel still occur.
Volcanic dust before spraying has also been flying in the area Kaliurang, about 5 KM from the peak of Merapi. With the decline wedhus trash, dust rain increasingly concentrated. The smell of sulfur is also getting stung.
Since known wedhus trash out of the summit of Merapi, EWS tool directly reads. Hearing the sound of the alarm was, people were fighting and ran toward the freight-transport evacuation. SAR officers who have been idle in Kaliurang then distribute masks, because the more dense dust and the smell of sulfur getting stung.
Until now, the evacuation process is still being conducted. Most of the residents were evacuated to refugee aid post in the village of Hargobinangun, Pakem.
Meanwhile, before wedhus trash pop, heavy rains had flushed the Yogyakarta and Sleman. When the eruption occurred, the peak of Merapi is still shrouded in fog and the atmosphere is very dark.
Material flows into Kaliurang Merapi eruption
Jakarta – Mount Merapi has been bererupsi with the elusive nature of the eruption (flow) and not explosive. The flow of material coming from the volcano eruption that is proof. Material flows into the south of Merapi eruption.
“It’s already erupted. Because based on previous experience of the eruption of the Merapi eruption of Merapi sideways and do not gush over. Like toothpaste (toothpaste), “the head of the Earthquake and Land Movement of Volcanology and Disaster Mitigation (PVMG) I Gede Swantika told AFP on Tuesday (26/10/2010) at 19.30 pm.
Gede said the blast material is expected to lead to the south of Merapi, precisely in the direction Kaliurang, Sleman, Yogyakarta. Evidence of eruption characterized by hot clouds or wedhus menggumpalnya beggars who carry the hot sand material versuhu 500 degrees Celsius.
“It must be that much (500 degrees Celsius) heat wedhus material in trash. Pucak it was hot, “he said.
Hot clouds are able to reach 6 kilometers from the source of the eruption. “We hope that the achievements of hot clouds only reach 4 miles,” said Gede.
Twice this volcano spewed hot clouds or wedhus trash this afternoon. Merapi, the quake caused the volcanic dust has penetrated the forests and villages around the slopes of the volcano. As a result, the original forest green now looks white.
Until now, Merapi continued to spew hot clouds wedhus aka trash. All citizens residing in Sleman prone areas were evacuated to refugee camps.
13 Citizens Burns was rushed to the Panti Nugroho
Jogjakarta – aka wedhus hot clouds of volcanic activity gembel bring the victims. At least 13 people suffered burns and was rushed to the RS Panti Nugroho Sleman, Yogyakarta.
“The information while there were about 13 people who came in here, Ma’am,” said Mara, the officer in Panti Nugroho when contacted by AFP on Tuesday (10/26/2010).
They all suffered burns. But the seriousness of the injuries suffered by citizens still can not be informed.
“That was the first entrance at around 18:30 pm. Mothers first, then I see Simbah-Simbah women. Then go back 3-4 men. While about 13 people that, Ma’am, “said Mara.
Added to him, these people are citizens of the whole observatories Kinahrejo. “Mbah Marijan Kinahrejo a place that, Ma’am. But the name of the victim can not be given out, all entered the ER. There is 1 person who would be referred to this hospital, but I do not know his condition, “he said.
G. Enters Phase Merapi eruption
WEDNESDAY, 27 OCTOBER 2010 0:18 pm
YOGYAKARTA. After several days of volcanic activity of G. Merapi is increasing in both number and energy signtfikan volcanic earthquakes, Tuesday (26/10) afternoon G. Merapi eruption phase. Here follows a chronological eruption G. Merapi, which occurred Tuesday afternoon until late evening.
1. At 17:02 started happening hot clouds for 9 minutes
2. At 17:18 there hot clouds for 4 minutes
3. At 17:23 there hot clouds for 5 minutes
4. Occur hot clouds 17.30 for 2 minutes
5. At 17:37 there hot clouds for 2 minutes
6. At 17:42 there big hot clouds for 33 minutes
7. At 18:00 until 18:45 there was a roar from Merapi Observation Post in the whole observatories and Selo
8. At 18:10, 18:15 o’clock, 18:25 o’clock boom sound
9. At 18:16 there hot clouds for 5 minutes
10. At 18:21 there big hot clouds for 33 minutes
11. From the observation post of Mount Merapi Selo visible flame with a column of smoke rose into the top at 1.5 km from the summit of Mount Merapi
12. At 18:54 hot clouds activity began to subside
13. Glide hot clouds to sector leads West-Southwest and South-East sector
Chronology of the eruption of Mount Merapi quoted Date October 26, 2010 issued by the Head of Geological Agency, The Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation.
Mount Merapi is the type strato volcano, with a height of 2980 meters above sea level. Geographically located at position 7 ° 325 ‘south latitude and 110 ° 26.5’ East Longitude. administratively located in 4 districts of Sleman, Magelang District, Klaten Regency and Regency Boyalali. G. Status of activities Merapi increased from Normal manjadi Alert on September 20, 2010, increased to standby on October 21, 2010 and became Beware, starting from October 25, 2010.