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'Be prepared' for volcano eruption

Volcanic Alert
INDONESIA
raised the alert level on the tallest volcano on Java island Wednesoday after it spewed heat clouds down its slopes. The alert level of Mount Semeru was lifted to "be prepared," two levels below eruption, when observers reported seeing the massive heat clouds on Wednesday. "It happened six times and the longest was 3000 metres long." The activity was not considered dangerous as only one volcanic earthquake had been registered and the nearest village is 10 kilometres away.
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