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Merapi spews lava, eruption worries ease

  • Slamet Susanto

    The Jakarta Post

Yogyakarta | Sat, October 30 2010 | 10:27 am
Merapi spews lava, eruption worries ease

Mount Merapi spewed lava along and sent hot ash clouds down its slopes Friday, easing pressure inside the volcano and making another big eruption less likely.

Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation Center (PVMBG) chief Surono said Friday that volcanic activity should decrease following the release of lava.

However, the volcano’s status remains on high alert and the area rem...

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