Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung volcano has sent a cloud of hot ash up to five kilometres into the air in its first big eruption since August last year.
- Mount Sinabung’s activity has increased since last year
- No casualties have been reported as part of the latest eruption
- There was little panic among neighbouring residents over the eruption
Mount Sinabung’s activity has increased since last year and the alert for the volcano in North Sumatra province has been placed at the second-highest level.
No casualties were reported today, but people were to stay at least three kilometres from the crater, Indonesia’s Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation Centre said.
Videos on social media showed little panic among residents as the…