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Indonesia’s Sinabung volcano erupts, flight alert issued

The Siasat | 08/08/2020 09:12 PM | Click to read full article

Indonesian authorities on Saturday issued a flight alert following the eruption of the Sinabung volcano in North Sumatra province. The National Volcanology Agency said that the 2,475-meter high volcano located in Karo district spewed a 2-km high column of volcanic ash. 

Planes have been prohibited to fly in the airspace above the hot cloud areas, as a volcano observation notice for aviation with the orange level was in effect.