Dormant volcano wakes, spews lava in first eruption
The volcano, on Kadovar Island northeast of Papua New Guinea lay dormant until January 5 when it began to erupt at around noon, local media reports. Experts are calling it the “first surprise volcano to erupt in 2018”.
Thick dust, clouds and smoke have carpeted the island, along with showering neighbouring islands with ash as experts race to discover why the volcano sprang to life. The eruption also stripped much of the land on the island.
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