Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Today Tour to Mount Bromo has Opened for Visit East Java 2011

Mount Bromo tourist attraction re-opened to the public, after closing for five months due to an increase in volcanic activity.

Head of the Division of Administration Taman Nasional Bromo Tengger Semeru (TNBTS), Suwasto, in Malang, East Java, on Tuesday (3/29/2011) said reopening Bromo tourist area for tourist visits, conducted on Wednesday (30/03/2011) .

"The opening of Bromo tourist areas have been considered carefully, and there are three things that are considered by us to reopen the tourist area, "he said.

Three points to be considered is the decrease in eruptive activity after a burst of volcanic material was not as frequently occurs during the early days of eruption. In addition, many residents around Bromo who lost their livelihoods as a provider of tourism services since shut down tourist areas and associated with the program "Visit East Java 2011"which made ​​Mount Bromo in East Java as a tourism icon.

"Mount Bromo has been established as an icon 'Visit East Java in 2011'. So, to attract tourists, the tourist area of ​​Bromo must be opened again," he said.

Meanwhile, although in general has been opened, the tourists remain banned from approaching the crater up to a radius of two kilometers. TNBTS has posted warning signs at some point of view as a safe distance. "We have been installing signs warning tourists and officials to supervise in violation of safe distance," he said.

Until now, a volcano located on the border of Probolinggo, Pasuruan, Malang and Jember the standby status (level III). Until now it was raining ash still thin which leads to the three villages, namely Ngadisari, Ngadirejo, and Wonokerto, District Sukapura, Kabupaten Probolinggo.


Based on visual observation post officer Volcano Monitoring petugas Pos Pemantauan Gunung Api (PPGA) Bromo in Hamlet Cemorolawang, Ngadisari Village, on Sunday (27/03/2011) at 00.00 until 06.00 am visible smoke thick brownish-gray crater with moderate to strong pressure-altitude 400-800 meters.

At that period there has been an earthquake tremor continuously with a maximum amplitude of 1-25 mm, six times the eruption with an amplitude of 30-40 mm for 17-32 seconds, and lava from the crater lip was also observed with the clamor weak to moderate.

Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (PVMBG) urged the public to prepare a mask covering the nose and eye protection.

In addition, the roof of the house affected by heavy rain of volcanic ash, to be cleaned immediately to prevent the collapse of roof due to heavy load. Masyarajat also be wary of collapse under the weight of ash trees that can trigger a landslide, so that will threaten human settlements and road users.

For people who disrupted by the rain of ash, especially children and other vulnerable people until raining ash evacuate immediately subsided.
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  1. Mount bromo,the best destination tour in east java

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