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    Merapi eruption is not too alarming


    BANDUNG - Center of Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (PVMBG) On the geological agency located at Diponegoro Street Bandung, stated if the eruption of Mount Merapi, on Friday morning was not too worrisome.

    Head of PVMBG Kasbani said since the first eruption, there is no subsequent eruption, while the ash smoke has also begun to decrease.

    He asserted the status of the volcano that had erupted a few years ago was also unchanged or remained at level 1. To note the eruption of Mount Merapi that occurred on Friday morning accompanied by a roar with medium to strong pressure and height of 5,500 meters from the top of the crater.

    Mount Merapi located in Klaten, Megelang, Boyolali and Sleman districts when erupting volcanic ash, sand and pyroclastic material.

    "But we still insist if the distance of 2 KM should not be close, including for climbers to get down," he said. jo

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