The alert level for Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano has been raised to the second highest level possible, after a series of eruptions spewed out lava.
All flights around the volcano have been rerouted and a 5km exclusion zone has also been imposed.
Indonesia’s Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) said the alert level had been raised from level two to three because of fluctuating ongoing eruptions..
Last Saturday, the volcano triggered a tsunami which killed hundreds.
“The volcanic activity of Anak Krakatau continues to increase,” said BNPB in a press statement, citing data from the Volcanological Survey of Indonesia. Read more