Before the bad weather front beginning at the 26th of
April real good observation conditions shows small ash
puffs at the bocca of the South East Cone II. Due to
the weak seismic the paroxism was in a distant
Sometimes the SEC II threw out some glowing lapilli
boulder wich gave the photos a volcanic touch.
After the summit was covered
from friday to saturday afternoon in dense clouds
like predicted by il Meteo, the tremor arised
clandestine and slowly.
Shortly after the bad weather front was moving away,
the volcanic ongoing was escalating and the seismic
was now increasing faster. Now, in the upper
Laghetto-region a good view made it possible to
observe more details of the gas and lapilli fontains.
Attention!!! A seldom detailed photo of a dissolving pyroclastic
flow from the bocca. The flow reached may the length
of 1,5 km in direction Val del Bove.
Finest scoria is grubing through some smaller side
vents. General ash turmoil close and underneath the
The volcanic fire works increased and the fontains
arised apprx. 300-500m
Bigger lava bubbles which exploded partly over the
whole bocca could be observed.
Gas and scoria candles complete the paroxismus
View on the lower south-west crater region in ca.
Congratulation to variation 2 !