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Indonesia volcano spews huge ash cloud into the sky

Locals harvest their potatoes as Mount Sinabung spews volcanic ash in Karo, North Sumatra province, Indonesia, August 10.  
   Antara Foto/Sastrawan Ginting/ via REUTERS

Locals harvest their potatoes as Mount Sinabung spews volcanic ash in Karo, North Sumatra province, Indonesia, August 10.  Antara Foto/Sastrawan Ginting/ via REUTERS

Locals harvest their potatoes as Mount Sinabung spews volcanic ash in Karo, North Sumatra province, Indonesia, August 10.  Antara Foto/Sastrawan Ginting/ via REUTERS
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The eruption of Mount Sinabung on the island of Sumatra comes after more than a year of inactivity, as authorities warned residents and tourists about possible lava flows.    Antara Foto/Sastrawan Ginting/ via REUTERS

The eruption of Mount Sinabung on the island of Sumatra comes after more than a year of inactivity, as authorities warned residents and tourists about possible lava flows.  Antara Foto/Sastrawan Ginting/ via REUTERS

The eruption of Mount Sinabung on the island of Sumatra comes after more than a year of inactivity, as authorities warned residents and tourists about possible lava flows.  Antara Foto/Sastrawan Ginting/ via REUTERS
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Residents have been advised to stay outside of a 3 km radius of the volcano and to wear masks to minimize the effects of falling volcanic ash, the volcanology agency said in a statement.    Elita Pebriyanti/via REUTERS

Residents have been advised to stay outside of a 3 km radius of the volcano and to wear masks to minimize the effects of falling volcanic ash, the volcanology agency said in a statement. Elita Pebriyanti/via REUTERS

Residents have been advised to stay outside of a 3 km radius of the volcano and to wear masks to minimize the effects of falling volcanic ash, the volcanology agency said in a statement. Elita Pebriyanti/via REUTERS
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The Indonesian volcano spewed a giant ash cloud 5 km (3.1 miles) into the sky on Monday in its second eruption in three days, emitting a thunderous noise and turning the sky dark, authorities and witnesses said.  


 Abrian Haganta Surbakti/via REUTERS

The Indonesian volcano spewed a giant ash cloud 5 km (3.1 miles) into the sky on Monday in its second eruption in three days, emitting a thunderous noise and turning the sky dark, authorities and witnesses said. Abrian Haganta Surbakti/via...more

The Indonesian volcano spewed a giant ash cloud 5 km (3.1 miles) into the sky on Monday in its second eruption in three days, emitting a thunderous noise and turning the sky dark, authorities and witnesses said. Abrian Haganta Surbakti/via REUTERS
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Dramatic footage of the morning eruption captured by residents showed a giant cloud of thick ash rising from the peak of the 2,460-meter (8,071-ft) mountain in Karo, North Sumatra.    Gilbert Sembiring via REUTERS

Dramatic footage of the morning eruption captured by residents showed a giant cloud of thick ash rising from the peak of the 2,460-meter (8,071-ft) mountain in Karo, North Sumatra. Gilbert Sembiring via REUTERS

Dramatic footage of the morning eruption captured by residents showed a giant cloud of thick ash rising from the peak of the 2,460-meter (8,071-ft) mountain in Karo, North Sumatra. Gilbert Sembiring via REUTERS
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Sinabung, located in one of the world's most volcanically active countries, had been inactive for centuries before it erupted again in 2010.    Antara Foto/Sastrawan Ginting/via REUTERS

Sinabung, located in one of the world's most volcanically active countries, had been inactive for centuries before it erupted again in 2010. Antara Foto/Sastrawan Ginting/via REUTERS

Sinabung, located in one of the world's most volcanically active countries, had been inactive for centuries before it erupted again in 2010. Antara Foto/Sastrawan Ginting/via REUTERS
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Farmers clean the volcanic ash on vegetables after the eruption of Mount Sinabung volcano in Karo, North Sumatra Province, Indonesia August 11.   Antara Foto/Sastrawan Ginting/via REUTERS

Farmers clean the volcanic ash on vegetables after the eruption of Mount Sinabung volcano in Karo, North Sumatra Province, Indonesia August 11. Antara Foto/Sastrawan Ginting/via REUTERS

Farmers clean the volcanic ash on vegetables after the eruption of Mount Sinabung volcano in Karo, North Sumatra Province, Indonesia August 11. Antara Foto/Sastrawan Ginting/via REUTERS
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Sinabung volcano spews volcanic ash during eruption in Karo, North Sumatra province, Indonesia, August 10.  
 Fachrur Rozi Pasi via REUTERS  

Sinabung volcano spews volcanic ash during eruption in Karo, North Sumatra province, Indonesia, August 10. Fachrur Rozi Pasi via REUTERS  

Sinabung volcano spews volcanic ash during eruption in Karo, North Sumatra province, Indonesia, August 10. Fachrur Rozi Pasi via REUTERS  
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Mount Sinabung spews volcanic ash in Karo, North Sumatra province, Indonesia, August 10.  Antara Foto/Sastrawan Ginting/ via REUTERS

Mount Sinabung spews volcanic ash in Karo, North Sumatra province, Indonesia, August 10.  Antara Foto/Sastrawan Ginting/ via REUTERS

Mount Sinabung spews volcanic ash in Karo, North Sumatra province, Indonesia, August 10.  Antara Foto/Sastrawan Ginting/ via REUTERS
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Sinabung volcano spews volcanic ash during eruption in Karo, North Sumatra province, Indonesia, August 10. Fachrur Rozi Pasi via REUTERS  

Sinabung volcano spews volcanic ash during eruption in Karo, North Sumatra province, Indonesia, August 10. Fachrur Rozi Pasi via REUTERS  

Sinabung volcano spews volcanic ash during eruption in Karo, North Sumatra province, Indonesia, August 10. Fachrur Rozi Pasi via REUTERS  
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