Updated: Wed, 27 Nov 2013 01:15:00 GMT |
Mount Sinabung's eruptions in Indonesia

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In the northern province of Sumatra in Indonesia, Mount Sinabung has been erupting throughout September and November, shooting ash as high as 7 km (4.3 miles) into the air. Sinubung had been dormant for more than 400 years before eruptions resumed in August 2010. Thousands of people have evacuated the area, which is situated in the Pacific's "Ring of Fire." This images shows the eruption on November 5, 2013. (© Roni Bintang/Reuters)
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  • In the northern province of Sumatra in Indonesia, Mount Sinabung has been erupting throughout September and November, shooting ash as high as 7 km (4.3 miles) into the air. Sinubung had been dormant for more than 400 years before eruptions resumed in August 2010. Thousands of people have evacuated the area, which is situated in the Pacific's "Ring of Fire." This images shows the eruption on November 5, 2013. (© Roni Bintang/Reuters)
  • Students take part in morning exercises at a school at Berastepu village, as Mount Sinabung spews ash in the backgorund, in Karo district, on November 7, 2013. Mount Sinabung spewed volcanic ash as thousands of residents remained in temporary shelters fearful of more eruptions. Mount Sinabung's eruption on November 5 lasted about 20 minutes and sent volcanic ash 3,000 metres (9,842 feet) into the sky from its crater, authorities said, adding that there were no casualties as everyone in the nearby villages had been moved to shelters. Authorities put the area surrounding the 2,460-metre (8070 feet) high volcano on alert level three, recommending people stay out of a radius of three kilometres (1.9 miles) from the crater. The students pictured are attending a school outside of the evacuation area. (© Tarmizy Harva/Reuters)
  • A woman looks on as Mount Sinabung spews ash, as pictured from Sibintun village in Karo district, November 18, 2013. Mount Sinabung continued to spew volcanic ash throwing a plume 8,000 meters (26,247 feet) into the atmosphere as thousands of residents remained in temporary shelters fearful of more eruptions, according to local media. (© Roni Bintang/Reuters)
  • A dog sits in the middle of a road in an empty village after all villagers were evacuated a day after Mount Sinabung spewed ash at Mardingding village in Karo district, on November 19, 2013. (© Roni Bintang/Reuters)
  • A man holds his son while walking on dried corn with Mount Sinabung spewing ash in the background at Sibintun village, November 25, 2013. Indonesia ordered the evacuation of 15,000 residents near the active volcano in the west of the vast archipelago as authorities raised the alert for the emergency to the highest level. (© Beawiharta/Reuters)
  • A farmer sprays pesticide as Mount Sinabung spews ash into the air at Sibintun village, November 25, 2013. (© Beawiharta/Reuters)
  • Villagers ride their motorcycles on a road covered with ash from Mount Sinabung at Sigarang Garang village, November 25, 2013. (© Beawiharta/Reuters)
  • Flowers are seen with Mount Sinabung in the background at Simpang Empat village on November 25, 2013. (© Beawiharta/Reuters)
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In the province of North Sumatra in Indonesia, Mount Sinabung has been erupting throughout September and November, shooting ash as high as 8 kilometres (4.97 miles) into the air. Sinubung had been dormant for more than 400 years before eruptions resumed in August 2010. Thousands of people have evacuated the area, which is situated in the Pacific's "Ring of Fire." This image shows the eruption on November 5, 2013.

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