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Sinabung volcano erupts, sending ash and smoke 7 km into the sky

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor June 10, 2019 16:04

Sinabung volcano erupts, sending ash and smoke 7 km into the sky

Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung stirred to life, spewing a spectacular column of ash and smoke some 7 kilometres into the sky.Residents shared images of the towering plume of grey ash rising over the volcano. A Volcano Observatory Notice for Aviation has already placed Sinabung on ‘red’ alert level its highest warning which generally means eruption is imminent. Spokesperson for Indonesia’s Mitigation and Disaster Agency, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho confirmed in a Twitter post that Mount Sinabung erupted a column of ash of 7 kilometres at around 4:28pm local time on Sunday. A thunderous roar was observed during the activity, he added. No casualties were reported during the eruption.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor June 10, 2019 16:04