Balitrekkingtour.net – Mount Agung eruption, the status of Agung volcano ( Gunung Agung) in the Karangasem Bali is raised to an aren’t of eruption. Information and Public Relations of National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) Indonesian (Head of Data Center, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho urged the villager to calm down who live nearby the area of the volcano.
“The society around the mountain is urged to remain calm and not to get provoked by misleading things information. The eruption of the volcano is slow on set, it mean does not erupt immediately but in facts increased volcanic activity beforehand and always puts out signs of eruption [Center of Vulcanology and Geology Disaster Mitigation] they can set further recommendations,” Sutopo spokesman said in press release received by Netralnews.com on Thursday (9/14/2017).
As Sutopo explained, Mount Agung has a history of eruption activity that is characterized by effusive and explosive eruptions with the center of activities located on the main crater. Looked in the history of eruption last on 1963, the potential threats are the danger of pyroclastic flows, pyroclastic falls, and lava flows.
Areas potential for the danger of pyroclastic fall can be scattered around mountain, its depending on the direction of the wind during erupt. With the conditions of currently, if an eruption happen the potential danger is estimated to remain in the area around Mount Agung such as on the slopes of Southeast, North, and Southern mountain.
Meanwhile, the threat of danger is directly in the north of the mountain, such as river basins of the Tukad Daya, Tukad Tulamben, Tukad Celagi which are in the opening area of the crater, Pati, Tukad Panglan, Rivers of Tukad Bumbung in the Southeast, and Tukad Jabah in South of Mount Agung potential for the danger of pyroclastic flows and lava. That all about Mount Agung eruption if occur.