Anak Krakatau volcano wakes up in Indonesia

Anak Krakatau volcano in Indonesia spewed several columns of ash and smoke half a kilometer high. This is reported by Free News with a link to the Jakarta Post.

The National Agency for disaster management said that the eruption lasted from the evening of Friday, April 10, until the morning of Saturday, April 11.

According to residents, the ash reached Islands located several dozen kilometers from the volcano.

Anak Krakatau is located on an uninhabited island. The nearest populated area is Lampung province. After the eruption, residents of the coastal part of Lampung evacuated to the mountains.
In 2018, an eruption of this volcano caused a landslide and tsunami, resulting in the death of at least 430 people.

The eruption of Anak Krakatau in 1883 is considered one of the most powerful in the history of mankind. Then a tsunami was caused, which killed more than 36 thousand people.

Author: Flyn Braun
Graduated from Cambridge University. Previously, he worked in various diferent news media. Currently, it is a columnist of the us news section in the Free News editors.
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