Mount Merapi, one of the most active volcano in the world located in Indonesia, erupted twice on Sunday.
Mount Merapi volcano spewing thick smoke into the air, 6,000 meters high into the sky, the country’s geological agency said.
The two eruptions lasted around seven minutes, according to the agency, Local authorities orders residents to stay outside a three-kilometre no-go zone around the rumbling crater near Indonesia’s cultural capital Yogyakarta.
Indonesia’s Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation Centre did not raise the volcano’s alert status after the eruptions, but it advised commercial planes to be cautious in the area.
Mount Merapi last major errupted in 2010, claims life of 353 peoples.
It located on the border between Central Java and Special Region of Yogyakarta provinces, Indonesia. It is the most active volcano in Indonesia and has erupted regularly since 1548.