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Indonesia's Semeru volcano spews ash into sky
December 04, 2021

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In Indonesia, a volcano on the island of Java is erupting, sending a vast plume of ash into the sky and blanketing nearby villages.

Residents near eastern Java have been fleeing and rescuers are travelling into the affected area.

Meanwhile a monitoring body has issued a warning to airlines of an ash cloud rising up to 15,000 meters.