Selangor Journal
Mount Sinabung volcano erupts as seen from Kuta Rakyat village in Karo, North Sumatra Province, Indonesia, on March 2, 2021, in this photo taken by Antara Foto. — Picture by REUTERS

Sumatera’s Mt Sinabung erupts again

JAKARTA, March 2 — Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra, Indonesia erupted again early this morning, shooting clouds of smoke and ash as high as 5,000 metres.

According to a statement from Indonesia’s Centre for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (PVMBG), the eruption occurred at 6.42am (Western Indonesian time), with the smoke and ash moving in an east-southeast direction.

The 2,451m volcano became active again in 2010.

— Bernama

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