Saturday, February 01, 2014

Volcanic ash smothers part of Indonesia

(CNN) Sunday morning arrived in North Sumatra, Indonesia, with webcams from the Indonesia Geologic Agency showing a translucent sky the color of dirty milk enveloping the top of Mount Sinabung, the volcano that had erupted several times on Saturday.
Plumes of ash had spewed more than a mile into the sky and descended in superheated clouds impossible for those too close to the volcano to escape. By the time the final eruption had ended, at least 14 people had been killed, a government official told CNN. Read More