PVMBG reported that seismicity at Slamet significantly increased beginning in June, with 51,511 signals indicating emissions and 22 tectonic earthquakes recorded through 8 August.
White plumes with variable density rose as high as 300 m above the crater rim.Tremor began to be recorded at the end of July with gradually increasing amplitude.
In addition, notable inflation was detected at the end of July and long-term temperatures of hot springs showed an upward trend.
The Alert Level was raised to 2 (on a scale of 1-4) and the public was warned to stay outside a radius of 2 km.
Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi (PVMBG, also known as CVGHM)