Indonesia raises alert to highest level for Ibu volcano

By Thomson Reuters May 16, 2024 | 4:48 AM

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia’s volcanology agency on Thursday raised the alert level of the Ibu volcano to the highest on its scale after a series of recent eruptions.

The agency in a statement also warned nearby residents against coming near the volcano, located on the remote island of Halhamera.

(Reporting by Stanley Widianto; Editing by Martin Petty)