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WATCH | Indonesia volcano spews big ash cloud in second eruption in three days

Dramatic footage of the morning eruption captured by residents confirmed a large cloud of thick ash rising from the height of the two,460-metre (8,071-ft) mountain in Karo, North Sumatra.

The eruption of Mount Sinabung on the island of Sumatra comes after greater than a yr of inactivity. (Picture: Display-grab from video)

An Indonesian volcano spewed a large ash cloud 5 km (3.1 miles) into the sky on Monday in its second eruption in three days, emitting a thunderous noise and turning the sky darkish, authorities and witnesses mentioned.

The eruption of Mount Sinabung on the island of Sumatra comes after greater than a yr of inactivity and was the second since Saturday, as authorities warned residents and vacationers about doable lava flows.

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Dramatic footage of the morning eruption captured by residents confirmed a large cloud of thick ash rising from the height of the two,460-metre (8,071-ft) mountain in Karo, North Sumatra.

“The sound was like thunder, it lasted for lower than 30 seconds,” resident Fachrur Rozi Pasi instructed Reuters by telephone.

Residents have been suggested to remain outdoors of a Three km radius of the volcano and to put on masks to minimise the consequences of falling volcanic ash, the volcanology company mentioned in a press release.

No casualties have been reported and a spokeswoman for the civil aviation authority mentioned flights had been nonetheless working within the area.

“The scenario round Mount Sinabung could be very darkish now,” mentioned Gilbert Sembiring, who was visiting a pal in Naman Teran Kampung when Sinabung erupted.

“It was larger than the eruption a few days in the past.”

Sinabung, situated in one of many world’s most volcanically lively nations, had been inactive for hundreds of years earlier than it erupted once more in 2010.

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