Merapi volcano erupts with clouds of heat release was recorded on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 from at 17:02 pm. “From 17:02 am until 17:34 pm happened four times to the present cloud of heat and hot clouds continue to emerge one after another after not stopping” said Surono, head Pisat Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation Agency for Geology in Yogyakarta, Tuesday, October 26, 2010.
According to him, the emergence of the hot cloud is a sign of the eruption of Mount Merapi. The first heat clouds that showed up at 17:02 pm heading west. But the next hot clouds that can not be monitored well as weather conditions at the peak of Merapi quite dark and raining.
Siren danger in Kaliurang, Sleman rang at 17:57 pm. At 18:05 pm Investigation and Technology Development Center of the Volcano (Yogyakarta) withdraw all personnel from the observation post.
“In the year 2006, hot clouds occur for seven minutes. But in the year 2010, the hot clouds had occurred more than 20 minutes” he said.
The duration of the hot cloud, he added, showed considerable energy. At 18:00 pm there was an eruption three times the sound of the postal and postal Selo whole observatories followed by smoke billowing as high as 1.5 kilometers heading south. “This type of explosive eruptions of Merapi ascertained” he said.