lahar


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lahar

[′lä‚här]
(geology)
A mudflow or landslide of pyroclastic material occurring on the flank of a volcano.
The deposit of mud or land so formed.
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2 billion was spent on dikes and dams to control lahar, which buried 364 villages, destroyed 4,979 houses, displaced 2.
They probably resulted from settling clouds of dry ash followed by denser lahars, deadly flows of water-saturated ash and rock, Sheridan adds.
But my concern is that by the time a flowing lahar is detected, it could be as little as 45 minutes from the nearest town.
Three quarters of a cubic mile disappeared in seconds as the Lahar poured down the valleys.
Helens is providing information on the invasion and recovery of herbs and shrubs on pyroclastic flow, lahar and pumice surfaces (e.
Also run like hell if you see a lahar coming your way.
He warned residents against massive destruction of property and loss of lives if they would trapped in their homes in the event of lahar flow.
Heavy rainfall in the past two days generated lahar along the Binaan Channel and sediment-laden streamflows in river channels.
Ocsinola had been instructed by Guinobatan Mayor Anne Gemma Ongjoco to monitor the situation in the area and to advise the local residents to go to their designated evacuation centers after the Philippine Institute of Volcanology issued a lahar warning at 10:30 a.
Tender notice number : MPECMMG/TENDER NO -2310 & Work No: BND/F-2 Lahar Road Bhind