volcanic mudflow

volcanic mudflow

[väl′kan·ik ′məd‚flō]
(geology)
The flow of volcanic mud down the slope of a volcano.
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As described in more detail in the Company's news release dated June 27, 2019, SGVC009 entered a sequence of lower-plate carbonate rocks at 412 metres, beneath alluvium on top of Tertiary ash-flow tuff, volcanic mudflow breccia, and other volcaniclastic sediments.
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Volcanologists plan to install three so-called ''acoustic flow measurement'' devices in rivers originating from the volcano for early detection of volcanic mudflow.
People within the slope of the volcano, but outside the established "danger zones", were told to take precautionary measures against possible roof collapses due to accumulated ash and rainwater, and "lahar", an Indonesian term for a volcanic mudflow.
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Beyond 9 miles from the volcano, tsunamis; rock particles; and volcanic mudflows called lahars are the leading cause of death.
Local disaster officials also warned of volcanic mudflows known as lahar.
In an explosive eruption such as this, it is the ash fall and the potential for ash to mix with rainfall to create volcanic mudflows that is the real danger," volcano expert Erik Klemmeti said in an Evening Standard(https://www.standard.co.uk/news/world/bali-volcano-live-updates-as-the-volcano-remains-at-its-highest-alert-level-while-flights-to-most-of-a3710276.html) report.
Heat from the magma has melted snow and ice at Agung's summit, causing volcanic mudflows called lahars.