Mount Semeru Emits Hot Clouds Blowing Up to a Radius of 3000 Meters
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Mount Semeru Emits Hot Clouds Blowing Up to a Radius of 3000 Meters

Warning information about potential disasters came from Mount Semeru which reportedly released hot clouds that blew up to a radius of 3,000 meters.

That hopefully becomes a vigilance, especially for people who live in the environment around Mount Semeru. Especially residents within a 3k meter radius that can be reached by these hot clouds.

State of the Area around Mount Semeru

Mount Semeru Emits Hot Clouds Blowing Up to a Radius of 3000 Meters

Based on the results of monitoring by the Center for Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation (PVMBG). Reported the avalanche of hot clouds from Mount Semeru in the districts of Malang and Lumajang, East Java Province, on Tuesday, December 1, 2020. Gliding as far as 3,000 meters towards Besuk Kobokan in Lumajang Regency.

And so was reported in a press release from the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) mentioning. PVMBG monitoring results at the Mount Semeru Observation Post in Kajar Kuning Hamlet, Sumberwuluh Village, Candipuro District, Lumajang Regency. Shows the sliding distance of the hot clouds from Semeru, which on Tuesday at 01.23 WIB around 2,000 meters had reached 3,000 meters at 02.00 WIB.

Meanwhile, Head of Disaster Data, Information and Communication Center for BNPB, Raditya Jati. Said that according to the local BPBD report. Rain mixed with volcanic ash at 03.00 WIB fell around the observation post.

Lumajang District Condition The Lumajang

BPBD Rapid Response Team has gone down to the disaster-prone area I to monitor the situation.

At the time of the avalanche of hot clouds, residents who were in the KRB area of ​​Room A, Curah Koboan. Rowo baung in the Pronojiwo sub-district began to carry out evacuations independently.

“This happened around 03.45 WIB. The TRC in the field urged residents to remain calm and not panic when the volcanic incident accompanied the evacuation efforts of residents,” he said.

An hour later, he continued. TRC dispatched a team to bring equipment such as tarpaulins, mattresses, masks, side dishes, blankets, mineral water and PPPK packages.

An hour later, he continued. TRC dispatched a team to bring equipment such as tarpaulins, mattresses, masks, side dishes, blankets, mineral water and PPPK packages.

According to temporary data from the local BPBD, the number of residents who fled to avoid the Semeru eruption was around 500 people. They are well known in several evacuations such as Gunung Sawur Post, Supiturang Elementary School, and mosques.

The Lumajang BPBD has also asked the residents of the Koboan sub-village in Supiturang Village. Rowo Baung Hamlet in Oro-Oro Ombo Village, Pronojiwo District, and Kajar Kuning Village in Sumberwuluh Village, Candipuro District. Get out of the house to avoid the impact of hot lava flows