Runoff Merapi Cold Lava Floods Ranges to 270 Meters

Potential runoff biggest Merapi cold lava floods in the river Putih in region of the Yogyakarta estimated to 270 meters from the river shore. Based on estimates of National Disaster and Investigation Agency in collaboration and developing of Technology volcano and Geological Agency of Gadjah Mada University. Therefore, a mapping with LiDAR imagery and modeling brunt of hot clouds and cold lava on Mount Merapi, which will indicate areas potentially affected by runoff cold lava. Potential flood of cold lava will also occur in river Woro, Gendol/Opak, Kuning, Boyong/Code, Krasak,…

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Heavy Rain Caused A Cold Lava Flood Of Merapi

Heavy rains almost every day in Magelang, Central Java, resulting in a flood of cold lava on Mount Merapi. Heavy rains caused flooding cold lava from the peak of Merapi in some streams, said Head of Data Information and Public Relations of the National Agency for Disaster Management (BNPB), Sutopo Purwo Nugroho via electronic message. Some streams affected by cold lava flood in Magelang was Putih river, Pabelan, Krasak and Lamat. However, the lava flow could be constrained by dam called SABO or anchoring the rate of cool lava. Dwiyatno…

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