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This may be just the beginning of the eruptions…

Combine that with the other volcano’s (21) in the region that are beginning to awaken…

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Indonesian warns volcano ‘could erupt for months’

Indonesia warned Tuesday its most active volcano could continue erupting for months as 50,000 remained in temporary shelters and airlines cancelled flights over the disaster-hit nation.

Searing grey fumes shot high into the sky and rolled down the slopes of the 2,914-metre (9616-foot) Mount Merapi six times after dawn, spreading fear and panic as the government issued an alert telling airlines to avoid the skies over central Java.

“It could go on for weeks, even months,” government volcanologist Subandrio told AFP.

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I would call an hour long eruption a Fearful sight, imagine what that would be like…

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Frank DiMora’s Blog

An image shows a plume of volcanic ash rising from the crater of Mount Sinabung as seen from Tanah Karo district in North Sumatra province about two hours before its eruption. Prophecy Sign: Luke 21:11 “There will be great earthquakes, famines and pestilences in various places, and fearful events and great signs from heaven.MOUNT MERAPI, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia‘s deadly volcano erupted Wednesday with its biggest blast yet, shooting searing ash miles into the sky and forcing the hasty evacuations of panicked villagers and emergency shelters near the base. Soldiers loaded men, women and crying children into trucks as rocks and debris hurled in the air and down the mountain’s slopes. No new casualties were reported immediately after the booming explosion that lasted more than an hour. “This is an extraordinary eruption, triple from the first” on Oct. 26, said Surono, a state volcanologist.” If you click to the red link below it will take you to a site that shows you all the volcanoes that are erupting. There is a lot of activity going on!

http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/2010-11-03-indonesia-volcano-wednesday_N.htm

http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/erupting_volcanoes.html

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