Mount Sinabung on Sumatra – level 2

23-02-2018 15:00

Mount Sinabung was in dormant for 400 years, but it then erupted in 2010. Between 2010 and 2018, the eruptions from this volcano killed 25 people.

The volcano erupted again earlier this week, and big clouds of ash went up over 5,000 metres into the sky. No one died nor was injured in this latest eruption.

Difficult words: dormant (not active), erupt (become active, send out lava and ash), ash (dust which is soft grey and is produced from things on fire).

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