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Tsunami alert in Indonesia after Ruang volcano erupts several times

Published on Apr 18, 2024 09:54 AM IST
  • Ruang mountain's volcano had five major eruptions in the past 24 hours, according to Indonesia's Center for Volcanology.
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A volcano erupted several times in Indonesia's outermost region overnight on April 17, forcing hundreds of people to be evacuated after it spewed lava and a column of smoke more than a mile into the sky.  (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 18, 2024 09:54 AM IST

A volcano erupted several times in Indonesia's outermost region overnight on April 17, forcing hundreds of people to be evacuated after it spewed lava and a column of smoke more than a mile into the sky.  (AFP)

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Indonesian authorities issued a tsunami alert on Wednesday following eruptions at Ruang Mountain, sending ash thousands of feet high. Officials ordered more than 11,000 people to evacuate the area. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 18, 2024 09:54 AM IST

Indonesian authorities issued a tsunami alert on Wednesday following eruptions at Ruang Mountain, sending ash thousands of feet high. Officials ordered more than 11,000 people to evacuate the area. (AFP)

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Authorities raised their volcano alert to its highest level. At least 800 residents left the area earlier Wednesday. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 18, 2024 09:54 AM IST

Authorities raised their volcano alert to its highest level. At least 800 residents left the area earlier Wednesday. (AFP)

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Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency said residents will be relocated to Manado, the nearest city, on Sulawesi island, a journey of six hours by boat. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency said residents will be relocated to Manado, the nearest city, on Sulawesi island, a journey of six hours by boat. (AFP)

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Officials worry that part of the volcano could collapse into the sea and cause a tsunami as in a 1871 eruption there. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Officials worry that part of the volcano could collapse into the sea and cause a tsunami as in a 1871 eruption there. (AP)

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