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Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau Volcano Erupts

Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau Volcano Erupts
  • Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano, situated in the Sundra Strait, unleashed a powerful eruption on Tuesday morning, casting a volcanic ash cloud approximately 1 km high into the sky. The event, monitored by the volcano’s Observation Post, marks a continuation of heightened volcanic activity since April last year, underscoring the growing concern over the volcano’s potential danger.
  • The recent eruption brings back haunting memories of the catastrophic events in 2018 when Anak Krakatau’s eruption triggered a devastating tsunami. The tsunami claimed the lives of over 400 people and displaced thousands, emphasizing the volatile nature of the volcano and the potential risks it poses to the region.

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Published date : 30 Nov 2023 10:44AM

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