Cars and motorbikes were seen driving away on roads covered by ash.
Though no casualties were reported, several people were treated for breathing difficulties after the eruption.
The Center for Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation (PVMBG) stated a possibility of further eruptions as tremors were still being recorded.
Indonesia is prone to volcanic eruptions as it sits on the Pacific Ocean’s Ring of Fire, an area of great seismic and volcanic activity. It records thousands of small to moderate tremors every year.
Earlier in May, Mount Agung erupted leading to cancellation of several flights.
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