In Jakarta, numerous people have run away from their homes and fled the scene of an extremely violent rumbling volcano that has suddenly gotten active after several years releasing a huge amount of smoke and ash. The evacuation took out about 4400 residents from Mount Lewotolok as it erupted on Saturday. A huge thick layer of smoke and debris was released 2.5 miles into the sky. This stopped all flights travelling into that area and a local airport being closed completely. The crater previously erupted in 2017. Thankfully, there has been no damage from the eruption, and everyone evacuated the area safely. Indonesian Volcano Suddenly Shows Signs of Activity.
The volcano is quite dangerous as it is much larger in size. While it has not had a recent history of eruption since hundreds of years, scientists have mentioned the fact that the volcano might not be completely dormant. This means that there is a chance eventually the volcano might erupt. Therefore, people are kept on high alert in the past few days as a proper volcanic eruption would absolutely decimate areas for a large radius as thick layers of lava and magma would shoot out into the atmosphere creating poisonous suffocating gases while also releasing liquid and plasma that is extremely hot which will destroy everything in its path as it flows downhill.
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Therefore, the volcanic eruption of this mountain has put in a lot of fear into individuals who are worried about the volcano erupting again. While modern technology Is able to very quickly tell individuals about the oncoming eruption and thus lose any chances of it actually affecting human lives, the loss of property is still very real as people cannot move entire houses away in 2-3 days. So, people living in a huge area close to the volcano will have to abandon their homes.
The fact that people will have to abandon their living spaces has led to a lot of individuals feeling quite stressed about their current situations living so close to the volcano. So, most of them have opted to completely shift away from that area after fleeing from the first eruption in the fear that a second stronger one might come any time soon.