Browse Category


More than 5,000 flee erupting Indonesian volcano

More than 5,000 people have fled their homes in western Indonesia in recent dayIndonesia Volcano_Kand (1).content_images following a series of violent volcanic eruptions, an official said on Tuesday. Mount Sinabung on the north of Sumatra island has been hurling out red-hot ash, rocks and torrents of glowing lava up to seven kilometres (four miles) into the air since the start of the month. Villagers from nearby Karo district are being evacuated as the volcano, which erupted in Septembe...