Despite Alert, Bromo Still Dangerous

SURABAYA - The status of Mount Bromo is derived from the standby alert. Nevertheless, East Java provincial government appealed to residents and visitors to remain vigilant.

The reduced status of sea sand mountain is marked by Mount Bromo unerlarger safe distance of 3 kilometers to 2 kilometers.

Agency and Geological Disaster Mitigation Center Vulkanoligi Goeologi (PVMBG), as quoted from the site, Monday (06/12/2010) also asked the people around Bromo for calm and not provoked the issues concerning the eruption of aftershocks.

However, residents are also asked to remain vigilant if at any time will still be found several eruptions in a short duration. Public advised not to enter the area within a radius of 2 km from the active crater that is sea of sand.

PVMBG in this case has asked the Government to immediately put Probolinggo district boards in the ocean sand warning that states the limit radius of 2 km from the crater, as well as coordinating with the Observation Post in the village of Mount Bromo Ngadisari, Cemoro Lawang, Sub Sukapura, Probolinggo district.


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