Talang, Sumatra, Indonesia

CVGHM raised the Alert level for Talang from 2 to 3 (on a scale of 1-4) on 29 November based on visual observations and seismicity. Ash and steam plumes from multiple craters rose to altitudes of 3.1-4.1 km (10,200-13,500 ft) a.s.l. during 27-29 November. A strong smell of sulfur dioxide gas was also reported. Visitors and tourists were advised not to go within a 3-km radius of the summit.

Source: Center of Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (CVGHM) – “Report provided courtesy of the Smithsonian’s Global Volcanism Program and the US Geological Survey’s Volcano Hazards Program.”

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