8.08.11.Na Siau island awoke Karangetang volcano, considered one of the most active in the Indonesian archipelago, according to Euronews.
As a representative of the local authorities told Tony Supit, a pillar of gas and dust up to six meters. Several hundreds of people living on the slopes of the volcano, were immediately evacuated. One person injured.
The most powerful eruption Karangetanga there were five years ago. Then evacuated more than four thousand inhabitants.
Meanwhile, RSN, powerful emissions of ash to a height of seven kilometers from the crater are Shiveluch in Kamchatka. This was stated by the Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, Russian Academy of Sciences. At the moment the eruption poses no danger to human settlements. However, volcanic ash particles can get into the aircraft mechanisms, says "new policy." Now the cloud is directed to the south-west.
In addition, the risk to aviation at the moment are still two volcanoes of Kamchatka — Karymsky and Kizimen above the crater which is periodically raised columns of ash.