Senin, 01 November 2010

Merapi Meletus Lagi

VIVAnews - Gunung Merapi kembali meletus dan mengeluarkan awan panas sekitar pukul 10.04 WIB. Hembusan awan panas yang berwarna hitam pekat itu terlihat menyembur ke arah Timur.

"Kemungkinan ke arah Klaten dan Boyolali," kata Bupati Sleman, Sri Purnomo, di Posko Induk Merapi, Pakem, Kaliurang, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, Senin 1 November 2010.

Informasi yang disampaikan Sri Purnomo itu diperoleh  dari Subandrio, Kepala Balai Penyelidikan dan Pengembangan Kegunungapian (BPPTK).  "Menurut Subandrio, awalnya awan panas itu naik ke atas lalu tertiup angin. Akhirnya, awan menuju ke arah timur," ujar dia.

Meski demikian, awan panas 'wedhus gembel' diperkirakan tidak sampai  menjangkau dua daerah itu. Wedhus gembel ini diperkirakan hanya berakhir di sekitar gunung Merapi.

YOGYAKARTA, KOMPAS.com — Letusan Gunung Merapi yang terjadi lagi pada Senin (1/11/2010) masih terus berlangsung setelah dua letupan keras sejak sekitar pukul 10.00 WIB. Dari pengamatan di lapangan, letupan masih terjadi beberapa kali di kepundan dengan periode antara 5-10 menit sekali.

Laporan langsung fotografer Kompas.com, Kristianto Purnomo, gumpalan abu vulkanik masih tampak menyelimuti Merapi cukup lama dan masih terlihat tebal hingga 30 menit setelah letusan. Letusan ini terlihat jelas dari Kota Yogyakarta dan menjadi perhatian warga yang berduyun-duyun keluar untuk menonton.

Kepala Badan Geologi Sukhyar di Yogyakarta, seperti dilansir Antara, mengatakan, kondisi angin saat letusan Merapi tersebut berlangsung sedang mengarah ke timur sehingga daerah yang dimungkinkan terkena paparan abu vulkanik yaitu Klaten dan Boyolali. Sukhyar juga mengatakan bahwa material hasil letusan Gunung Merapi berupa kerikil dan debu tersebut bukan awan panas.

Awan panas sendiri yang terlihat mengawali letusan menuruni lereng dengan jarak sekitar 4 kilometer ke arah Kali Gendol. Setelah awan panas inilah terlihat letusan eksplosif setinggi sekitar 1,5 kilometer.

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, YOGYAKARTA--Kepanikan warga pascaletusan Gunung Merapi (2.965 mdpl), Senin, memacetkan lalu lintas kendaraan di Jalan Kaliurang, Yogyakarta. Semua pengendara, baik kendaraan bermotor roda empat maupun roda dua terutama dari arah utara tampak terburu-buru menuju selatan, sementara yang dari selatan sebagian berhenti kebingungan akan terus atau balik arah, sehingga menimbulkan kemacetan panjang.

Petugas kepolisian turun ke jalan mengatur arus kendaraan di beberapa ruas Jalan Kaliurang, begitu pula polisi lalu lintas yang bertugas di simpang empat Pos Kentungan sudah turun ke jalan mengatur kesemrawutan lalu lintas di tempat tersebut.

Gunung Merapi di perbatasan wilayah Provinsi Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta (DIY) dan Jawa Tengah, Senin sekitar pukul 09.50 WIB kembali meletus dan mengeluarkan awan panas besar. Awan panas atau "wedus gembel" terlihat meluncur ke hulu Sungai Gendol,  bergulung-gulung dari semula kecil kemudian terus membesar.

Arah luncuran awan panas yang terus menerus selama lebih dari 20 menit itu, kemudian berbelok ke barat.

Letusan dan awan panas tersebut membuat petugas dari TNI dan Polri yang berada di Posko Utama untuk pengamanan kedatangan Kepala Staf TNI Angkatan Darat langsung dikonsentrasikan menangani pengamanan lalu lintas yang semrawut karena warga panik.
English Version

VIVAnews - Mount Merapi erupted again and issued a hot cloud around 10:04 pm. Blowing hot black cloud was seen spraying concentrated toward the East.
"The possibility of Klaten and Boyolali direction," said the Regent of Sleman, Sri Purnomo, the Post Master Merapi, Pakem, Kaliurang, Yogyakarta, Monday, November 1, 2010.
Information submitted by Sri Purnomo was obtained from Subandrio, Head of Investigation and Development of Kegunungapian (BPPTK). "According to Subandrio, initially hot clouds that rose to the top and the wind. Finally, the cloud toward the east," he said.
However, heat clouds 'wedhus trash' is not expected to reach two area. Wedhus trash is expected to end only in the vicinity of Mount Merapi.


YOGYAKARTA, KOMPAS.com - The eruption of Mount Merapi, which occurred again on Monday (11/01/2010) still ongoing after two loud bursts from around 10:00 am. From observations in the field, popping still occurs several times in the crater with a period of between 5-10 minutes.
Direct Reports Kompas.com photographer, Kristianto Purnomo, lumps of volcanic ash blanketed Merapi was still long enough and still look thick up to 30 minutes after the eruption. The eruption is clearly visible from the city of Yogyakarta and the attention of people who flock out to watch.
Head of Geological Sukhyar in Yogyakarta, as quoted by Antara, said wind conditions during the ongoing eruption of Merapi are heading to the east so that possible areas affected by volcanic ash exposure of Klaten and Boyolali. Sukhyar also said that the material result of the eruption of Mount Merapi in the form of gravel and dust clouds are not hot.
Own heat clouds that look eruption started down the slope with a distance of about 4 miles to the Kali Gendol. After a hot cloud of explosive eruptions is seen as high as about 1.5 kilometers.


REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, YOGYAKARTA - The panic residents pascaletusan Mount Merapi (2965 masl), Monday, jammed the traffic at Jalan Kaliurang, Yogyakarta. All motorists, whether automobiles or two-wheeled mainly from the north seemed in a hurry toward the south, while the southern part of the confusion will continue or stop turning directions, causing long traffic jams.
Police officers took to the streets regulate the flow of vehicles in several sections of Road Ground, as well as traffic police on duty at the intersection of four Postal Kentungan already took to the streets regulate traffic chaos at the venue.
Mount Merapi in the border area of Yogyakarta Special Region (DIY) and Central Java, on Monday at around 9:50 pm again erupt and release large clouds of hot. Hot clouds or "wedus trash" seen gliding into Gendol River, rolling from initially small and then keep growing.
The direction of heat clouds glide continuously for more than 20 minutes, then turn west.
The eruption and hot clouds are made of military and police officers who were in the Main Command Post for securing the arrival of Chief of Staff of the Army direct traffic concentrated on dealing with the security of chaotic because people panic.