The alert level of Sinabung , located on the island of Sumatra , was raised on November 3 at Siaga III , after an eruption that produced an ash plume rising to over 7000 meters above sea level ,
and forced the evacuation of communities living within a radius of 3 km. around the crater. This event followed an instability of the volcano since
Evolution of seismicity and SO2 levels between 01.07 and 03.11.2013 at Sinabung - VSI schemes
On November 5 , a new eruption is recorded. A plume of ash up to 3,000 meters above the crater, accompanied by pyroclastic flows breaking for 1 km. on the SE flank of Sinabung .
Sinabung - 06.11.2013 - Photo Ade Sinuhaji - AP
On November 11, two eruptions, respectively at 6:14 and 7:00 local time, forced the evacuation of 2,500 residents of the village of Gurukinayan , hit by falling of ash , though located at 4 km. from the volcano, and out of the danger zone ( set to 3 km).
The first eruption of 11 was more powerful , throwing a plume of ash more than 4,000 meters , followed by a pyroclastic flow and a lava flow .
The Sinabung erupted - AFP Photo 12.11.2013
The ash fallout impact the lives of people around the Sinabung - Binsar Bakkara Photo / AP nov.2013
The administration of Karo has evacuated five villages since the beginning of November , four located in the area of 3 km . : Bekerah , Mardinding , Simacem and Suka Meriah .
Sign of life ... a flower is blooming in the ash covered
vegetation - nov.2013 - Binsar Bakkara Photo / AP nov.2013
- Jakarta Post / 11/11/2013 - Thousands evacuated as Mt.Sinabung erupts again
- Global Volcanism Program - Sinabung latest activity 30.10-05.11.2013