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Sunday 26 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

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Indonesia’s most active volcano spews ash and hot gas 6km into the sky
Several villages on the main island of Java were blanketed by clouds of ash from Mount Merapi today.
# Mount Merapi
Indonesia's most active volcano spews massive ash cloud 6,000m into the air
Ash mixed with sand rained down on towns as far as 10km away.
# Indonesia
Residents flee after Indonesian volcano spews fresh ash
Thousands are evacuated after Mount Karangetang shoots gas and debris up to 600m in the air in central Indonesia.
# Indonesia
'It was like from a war': Indonesia's death toll rises
Indonesia faces a humanitarian disaster as Mount Merapi erupts again, killing another 78 people.
# Indonesia
Evacuations as volcano erupts again in Indonesia
Refugees flee latest eruption as lava glows in crater of Mount Merapi.
# Indonesia
Indonesia's tsunami warning system was vandalised
Coastal communities in danger from the giant waves did not receive the official warning before disaster struck on Monday.
# Indonesia
Death roll rises after Indonesia's Day from Hell (gallery)
The combined death toll from the earthquake, tsunami and volcanic eruptions tops 150 and will keep rising.