PVMBG Request “Lanud Abdurahman Saleh” Evaluation of air clarity.

Probolinggo – Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (PVMBG) asked the Lanud Abdulracman Saleh Malang evaluate the clarity of air due to smoke from Mount Bromo which leads to Malang.

“We ask the airport, to evaluate the clarity of the air so as not to disrupt the flight,” Head of the Centre for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation, Gede Suantika, when found in the Post Monitor Mount Bromo, Ngadisari, Sukapura, Probolinggo.

According to him, a thick cloud of black smoke that have occurred since the date of November 26 to 28, leading to exactly the southwest of Malang Regency.

Even the information obtained PVMBG since Sunday morning, wisps of smoke had entered the Mount Bromo Abdurahman Saleh Airport in Malang.

“We ask the competent authorities relating to analyze air cleanliness and air content for flight safety,” he said.

If not anticipated immediately, he added, it is feared could lead to things that are not desirable. Because the homes of residents in Malang Regency is adjacent to Mount Bromo has been advised to wear masks.

Gede also explained that on Sunday morning there is a tendency pressure thick cloud of black smoke rising.

Up at 00.00 am – 06.00 am happened volcanic earthquake of 8 times with an amplitude up 30-40 millimeters.

“Activity increases until the current eruption. Hopefully this continues to happen so quickly toward stability,” he said.

source: detik.com