🔷 Indonesia volcano eruption: Merapi ejects new ash cloud
✅ The Mount Merapi volcano in Indonesia erupted spewing ash, gas and extremely hot rock fragments for four hours.
✅ There were no reports of casualties, but the Development Center kept the alert system at its second-highest level.
🟡 Danger zone
✅ The Indonesia islands lie on the Pacific “Ring of Fire”, an area characterized by frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.
✅ The country has around 128 active volcanoes of which Mount Merapi is the most active.
✅ The 2,968-meter high volcano has erupted repeatedly since 2018.
✅ Its most recent deadly eruption occurred in 2010 when it killed 340 people and left more than 60,000 displaced.
Source: The Indian EXPRESS