Violent Eruptions of Merapi Volcano Eject Plume of Ash and Gas Six Kilometers into the Sky in Indonesia

The Merapi volcano in Indonesia erupted today (June 21) spewing ash and hot gas as high as six kilometres into the sky. Violent rumbling was heard from villagers several miles away as the dark grey ash cloud blanketed homes and roads. The country’s Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation Center did not raise Merapi’s alert status, … Continue reading Violent Eruptions of Merapi Volcano Eject Plume of Ash and Gas Six Kilometers into the Sky in Indonesia