Indonesia flights rerouted as volcano alert level raised


All flights around Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano have been re-routed and the alert level has been raised to the second-highest possible after a series of eruptions spewed out lava. A five-kilometre exclusion zone around the volcano has also been imposed, the BBC reported on Thursday.

Indonesia’s Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) said the alert level has been raised from two to three because of fluctuating eruptions.

“The volcanic activity of Anak Krakatau continues to increase,” BNPB said, citing data from the Volcanological Survey of Indonesia. Read More

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