Increasing Temperature of Ijen Crater

Temperature at Kawah Ijen located on the border of Bondowoso and Banyuwangi raised from 32 Celcius to 42 Celcius.

“There is an increasing activity of crater temperature, but the status is remain Level III” Hendra Gunawan, Chairman at Volcanology and Geology Mitigation Invertigation (PVMBG) said on Thursday. He explained further that quake activity at Ijen declined, but the tremor quake amplitudo is fluctuative, that PVMBG keep monitoring this volcano activity.
PVMBG kept increasing this volcano activity from Level II tp Level III since 18 December 2011 on 04.00 am, that locals and sulfur miners are prohibited to enter Ijen Crater within radius 1.5 Km from this active crater.

Source : tvOneNews