Indonesia's Mount Merapi spews 1,000-metre high ash columns

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  • Sunday, 17 Nov 2019

A screen grab from Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency Twitter feed showing the eruption.

JAKARTA (DPA): Indonesia's volatile Mount Merapi volcano erupted on Sunday (Nov 17) morning, spewing ash columns up to 1000m into the sky, an official says.

The volcano's eruption occurred at 10:46 am (0346 GMT) Sunday and lasted for 155 seconds, Agus Wibowo, a spokesman for the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) said in a statement.

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