Explosions continue at the volcano Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, one or two times a day on average.
On the morning of August 22 (8:53 local time), the eruption of ash column raised to a height of 1.3 km above the top of the mountain, the ashes were scattered in the Eastern direction. A small pyroclastic flow descended the Eastern flank and reached 1.5 km in length, the adverse effects have not been recorded.
Recall Sinabung again “back to life” in August 2010, Since then it has claimed the lives of at least 25 people on the Indonesian island of Sumatra.
After the collapse of the powerful pyroclastic flow that devastated the village of Gambero 21 may this year and killed 9 people, a new lava dome grows on the giant. In March due to the violence of the giant had closed the local school within a radius of 7 km from the mountains, the buildings of some schools damaged.