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Duration1998/07 Mount Merapi erupted early Saturday, 11 July.
7/24 Kelud Volcano lava collapsed
Country or DistrictIndonesia

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage 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.

Specific Matters
  • Reuters 1998/07/20
    Merapi Volcano emitted a great deal of smokeat 20 July,so 6000 people took refuge.
    The level of alarm is "caution".

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