Most Recent Weekly Report: 8 March-14 March 2017
Based on PVMBG observations, satellite data, webcam images, and wind data, the Darwin VAAC reported that during 8-14 March ash plumes from Sinabung rose to altitudes of 3-5.2 km (10,000-17,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted NW, W, SW, and S.
Eruption that began in September 2013 continues during November 2015-April 2016
The latest eruption of Sinabung began mid-September 2013 (BGVN 38:09). Since then, activity was persistent through October 2015 (BGVN 39:01, 39:10, 40:10, and 41:01). This report describes the continuing eruption from November 2015 through April 2016. Data were primarily drawn from reports issued by the Indonesian Center of Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (PVMBG, CVGHM), the Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC), and the Badan Nacional Penanggulangan Bencana (National Disaster Management Authority, BNPB).