Volcano eruption

  • Indonesia's Sinabung volcano erupts, flight alert issued
    Jakarta, August 8 (IANS): Indonesian authorities on Saturday issued a flight alert following the eruption of the Sinabung volcano in North Sumatra province. The National Volcanology Agency said that the 2,475-meter high volcano located in Karo district spewed a 2-km high column of volcanic ash, reports Xinhua news agency. Planes have been prohibited to fly in the airspace above the hot cloud areas, as a volcano observation notice for aviation with the orange level was in effect.