On Sunday, December 3, an ash cloud extended 9,800 kilometres into the sky after a volcano erupted in western Indonesia. Bukittinggi, a nearby town southeast of the volcano, is reportedly been engulfed in ash since the eruption. Previously, Hendra Gunawan, the director of Indonesia's Centre of Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation, reported seeing ash from Mount Merapi, situated on the island of Sumatra, 3,000 metres above its summit. At 2:54 pm local time, there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries following the eruption. Gunawan stated, "The column of ash was observed in grey colour with thick intensity leaning towards the east. There is still an eruption occurring." Meanwhile, videos of the volcanic eruption have surfaced online. Indonesia: Volcano Erupts at Mount Marapi, Throws Ash Up to 300 Metres.

Volcano Erupts at Mount Marapi in Indonesia

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