Scary Yet Striking Images of Mount Sinabung Erupting in Indonesia

    Mount Sinabung spews pyroclastic ash and gas, photo taken on Oct. 13, 2014. (Image: 163 blog)Pyroclastic gas and ash raced down in an eruption of Mount Sinabung on Jan. 7, 2014. (Image: 163 blog)Two children wearing plastic bags to protect themselves from paroclastic ash after the eruption of Mount Sinabung on Jan. 4, 2014. (Image: 163 blog)Tornado came after the eruption of Mount Sinabung on Jan. 26, 2014. (Image: 163 blog)A cat rested in a place covered by pyroclastic ash due to Mount Sinabung eruption. (Image: 163 blog)A photographer ran away as Mount Sinabung erupted on Oct. 25, 2014. (Image: 163 blog)Mount Sinabung erupted again on Oct. 9, 2014, and in the photograph the lava and ash clouds are approaching a village nearby. (Image: 163 blog)The photo taken on Oct. 14, 2014, showing the lava flow, ash clouds, and lightning during the Mount Sinabung eruption. (Image: 163 blog)

    Mount Sinabung is causing chaos in Sumatra as it spews lava and ash, with clouds billowing thousands of feet into the air.

    The 8,069-foot-high volcano was dormant for around 400 years before a series of eruptions began in 2010. The latest one started on Oct. 7.

    Hundreds of residents are being evacuated as molten rock flows closer to nearby villages. No casualties have been reported yet.

    The photo taken on Oct. 14, 2014, showing the lava flow, ash clouds, and lightning during the Mount Sinabung eruption. (Image: 163 blog)

    The photo taken on Oct. 14, 2014, showing the lava flow, ash clouds, and lightning during the Mount Sinabung eruption. (Image: 163 blog)

    Mount Sinabung erupted again on Oct. 9, 2014, and in the photograph the lava and ash clouds are approaching a village nearby. (Image: 163 blog)

    Mount Sinabung erupted again on Oct. 9, 2014, and in the photograph the lava and ash clouds are approaching a village nearby. (Image: 163 blog)

    A photographer ran away as Mount Sinabung erupted on Oct. 25, 2014. (Image: 163 blog)

    A photographer ran away as Mount Sinabung erupted on Oct. 25, 2014. (Image: 163 blog)

    A cat rested in a place covered by pyroclastic ash due to Mount Sinabung eruption. (Image: 163 blog)

    A cat rested in a place covered by pyroclastic ash due to Mount Sinabung eruption. (Image: 163 blog)

    Tornado came after the eruption of Mount Sinabung on Jan. 26, 2014. (Image: 163 blog)

    Tornado came after the eruption of Mount Sinabung on Jan. 26, 2014. (Image: 163 blog)

    Two children wearing plastic bags to protect themselves from paroclastic ash after the eruption of Mount Sinabung on Jan. 4, 2014. (Image: 163 blog)

    Two children wearing plastic bags to protect themselves from paroclastic ash after the eruption of Mount Sinabung on Jan. 4, 2014. (Image: 163 blog)

    Pyroclastic gas and ash raced down in an eruption of Mount Sinabung on Jan. 7, 2014. (Image: 163 blog)

    Pyroclastic gas and ash raced down in an eruption of Mount Sinabung on Jan. 7, 2014. (Image: 163 blog)

    Mount Sinabung spews pyroclastic ash and gas, photo taken on Oct. 13, 2014. (Image: 163 blog)

    Mount Sinabung spews pyroclastic ash and gas, photo taken on Oct. 13, 2014. (Image: 163 blog)

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