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Indonesian volcano unleashes river of lava and gases in new eruption – Sydney Morning Herald

It was Mount Merapi’s biggest lava flow since authorities raised its danger level in November, officials said.

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Yogyakarta: Indonesias most active volcano has erupted with a river of lava and searing gas clouds flowing 1600 metres down its slopes.
It was Mount Merapis biggest lava flow since authorities raised its danger level in November, said Hanik Humaida, the head of Yogyakartas Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation Centre.
A volunteer monitors Mount Merapi during an eruption.Credit:AP
After morning rain, ashfall turned into muck in several villages, where the sound of the eruption on Wednesday…

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