Indonesia evacuates thousands of people after multiple volcanoes exhibit increasing activity

The volcanic activity of the Mount Semeru in Indonesia’s Lumajang, East Java Province has increased prompting evacuation of thousands of people. Hot ash tumbled as far as 3,000 metres down the slopes of Mount Semeru early on Tuesday, triggering panic among villagers, said Raditya Jati, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman. Falling ash and sulphur […]