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World Volcano spews ash above Indonesia's Java island

20:16  16 january  2021
20:16  16 january  2021 Source:   bbc.com

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Indonesia ' s Mount Semeru has erupted, pouring ash and smoke an estimated 5.6km (3.4 miles) into the sky above Java , the country's most densely populated island . No evacuation orders have so far been issued, and no casualties reported. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (NDMA) warned

A volcano in Indonesia ' s East Java province erupted on Saturday, spewing ash and smoke as Indonesia has nearly 130 active volcanoes , more than any other country, and while many show Other volcanoes , such as the Merapi volcano on the island of Java and Sinabung on Sumatra, have

Indonesia's Mount Semeru has erupted, pouring ash and smoke an estimated 5.6km (3.4 miles) into the sky above Java, the country's most densely populated island.

a group of clouds in the sky: Smoke rises from Mount Semeru, the highest volcano on the Indonesian island of Java © BNPB/Reuters Smoke rises from Mount Semeru, the highest volcano on the Indonesian island of Java

No evacuation orders have so far been issued, and no casualties reported.

The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (NDMA) warned villagers living on the mountain's slopes to be alert for ongoing volcanic activity.

Footage showed ash from the 3,676m (12,060ft) volcano looming over homes.

"The villages of Sumber Mujur and Curah Koboan [in Lumajang municipality] are located in the trajectory of the hot clouds," local official Thoriqul Haq said on Saturday.

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A massive plume of volcanic ash forced authorities to shut an international airport on the island of Java . Indonesia ' s most active volcano , Mount Merapi, erupted early Tuesday, sending a column of smoke and ash as high as 6,000 meters (19,680 feet) into the air.

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Residents of the Curah Kobokan river basin have been urged to watch for possible "cold lava" flow, which can be triggered by intense rainfall combining with volcanic material.

Mount Semeru erupted at about 17:24 local time (10:24 GMT), authorities said.

A picture from the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management shows ash rolling over the landscape © BNPB/EPA A picture from the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management shows ash rolling over the landscape

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Semeru - also known as "The Great Mountain" - is the highest volcano in Java and one of the most active. It is also one of Indonesia's most popular tourist hiking destinations.

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Indonesia ' s most active volcano has erupted, sending a 6-kilometre column of ash into the sky and triggering the closure of the airport in the nearby city of Solo on Java . Key points: Villagers living on Merapi's fertile slopes are advised to stay 3km from the crater's mouth.

Indonesia ' s Mount Sinabung erupted Monday, sending ash up into the sky. There were no fatalities or injuries from the morning eruption, Indonesia ’ s Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation Centre said. Villagers are advised to stay 5 kilometres from the crater’s mouth and should be aware of the

The volcano previously erupted in December, when about 550 people were evacuated.

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