Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Lombok's Barujari Volcano Awakens
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

++62 361 286 283

++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)

U.K. Fax:

Australian Fax:

++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

Bali News

Lombok's Barujari Volcano Awakens

Officials Close Rinjani Volcano to Trekkers While Keeping a Close Eye on Developing Seismic Situation on Nearby Barujari.

Bali News:
Click Image to Enlarge


Barujari volcano (2,376 meters) located next to Lombok's famous Rinjani volcano (3,726) suddenly sprung to life on Monday, April 27, 2009. Since then, it has continued to rumble, escalating on Saturday, May 2, 2009, with a series of large explosions within 15 minutes.

The Head of the Mining and Energy Service for Nusa Tenggara Barat, Heryadi Rachmat, confirmed that Saturday's eruption took place at 3:50 p.m. local time, with a second and third explosion coming at intervals of five minutes.

Observers at the scene report that a small crater has emerged on the eastern face of the mountain.

In connection with the eruption, volcanic ash clouds have been measured to an altitude of 8,000 meters causing local aircraft to steer well clear of the mountain. A thin layer of volcanic ash blanketed Senaru village in the regency of North Lombok, located on the foothills of the volcano.

Rachmat, accompanied by government geologists and volcanologists, confirmed to the press that seismographic equipment has now being moved in closer proximity to the volcano in order to better monitor future developments.

Experts report that the current state of the volcano poses no imminent threat to local populations. Barujari volcano when it last erupted in 2004 spewed lava and volcanic dust, but did not cause injury or loss of life.

The second tallest volcano in Indonesia, local authorities have temporarily closed Rinjani mountain to trekkers.

© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to


Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!

Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!

or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Cherishing the Children
St. Regis Resort Bali and Laguna Resort & Spa Raises More than $20,000 for UNICEF at Lavish Beachside Moonlight Dinner
Itís a Bali Holiday
Official National Holidays and Shared Holidays in Indonesia for 2017
Me and My Guitar
West Bali Police Send Home 18 Punkers on a Personal Sojourn in Bali
Passport to a Clean Bureaucracy
Indonesian Immigration Service Joins the Anti-Corruption Campaign
Welcoming the Ultra-rich to Indonesia
Indonesia Eases the Rules for the Visits by Private Yachts and Private Aircraft to Indonesia
Those in Knead
Bali Culinary Professionals Teach Bali Orphans How to Bake
A Galactic Calamity
Garuda Indonesia Ban Samsung Galaxy 7 Smart Phones from all Flights
Copping it for Murdering a Copper
David Taylor and Sara Connor Headed for Day in Court in Murder of a Balinese Policeman
Seeking New Connections
Provincial and Regency Sources Scramble to Raise Fund to Replace Pedestrian Bridge Between Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan
A Very Bad Exchange
French Exchange Student Arrested in Bali for Stealing a Motorcycle
Snake or Lizard?
Strange Reptile that Visited Bali Policemanís Home Has People Wondering: Is it a Snake or a Lizard?
Under Suspicion Again
Bali Police Acted Outside the Law in Halting Property Fraud Investigation Against Actor Jeremy Thomas
All [News]!