Monday, November 27, 2017

Mount Agung eruption during the rainy season caused cold lava flood

Cold lava floods occur in several rivers. The impact of the eruption of Mount Agung accompanied by heavy rain.

Mount Agung eruption during the rainy season caused cold lava flood
The most famous volcano in Bali is Mount Agung, now erupting. Signs of eruption have occurred since early September 2017 with hundreds of earthquakes, but stalled in late October. Now this mountain is erupting with bursts of ash and sparks of hot lava at the peak.

In some rivers with upstream in Mount Agung is now experiencing cold lava flood. Cold lava floods in the river caused by lava coming out of the top of the mountain exposed to rain water. This cold lava flows together with rain and river water. The color of the river water mixed with cold lava is gray brown.

Balinese residents are encouraged to avoid the flow of the river flowing at Mount Agung because at any time could be affected cold lava flood from the mountains that ever erupted in 1963 that terrible. Cold lava floods will also increase as rain around Mount Agung will increase, especially now Bali is in the rainy season. Local authorities urged residents to be wary of lava floods or cold lava floods.

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Mount Agung eruption during the rainy season caused cold lava flood
The phenomenon of the emergence of cold lava flood caused eruption or volcanic eruption that surely sprayed various materials such as ash, gravel, sand, and chunks of rock that settles around the crater and the slopes of the mountain. All materian eruption of volcano will hanyud carried by river water with support of rain. So that the cold lava flood in the river. When it rains, the water mixes with the material from the eruption and moves down the slope downstream with all the eruption material. If Mount Agung has finished erupting, then the eruption results can provide high economic value to the citizens.

Known material eruption of Mount Agung which was carried by rain water began to flood rice field near by River Yeh Sah, Village Batusesa, District Rendang, Karangasem, Bali.

From the observation of local authorities, this lava phenomenon is derived from the southern slopes of Mount Agung or the upstream of Sebudi Village. From the observation it has checked this cold lava, because there is smell of sulfur and fall of ashes that occurred last two days.