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Indonesia : Volcanic Eruption : 1998/07
GLIDE: VO-1998-000218-IDN  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 1998/07
Country
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District
Indonesia
Name Volcanic Eruption
Outline Mount Merapi erupted early Saturday, 11 July.
7/24 Kelud Volcano lava collapsed

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Old lava from Indonesia volcano kills 9 people
At least nine people were killed when they were swept away after a landslide near the town of Kediri in the Indonesian province of East Java.
At least one person is still missing.
Torrential rains on Thursday dislodged solidified lava from the slopes of the nearby Mount Kelud volcano.


Villagers keep wary eye on Indonesian Volcano

52 hectares (128 acres) of rice, 10 hectares (25 acres) of corn and 100 hectares (250 acres) of surface vegetables had been badly damaged.

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