Plume of Ash Rises From Indonesia's Mount Merapi

Indonesia’s Mount Merapi volcano erupted in Central Java on Wednesday, January 27, sending plumes of ash into a cloudy sky and lava down the hillside.

The BPPTKG, Indonesia’s geological agency, said the volcano released hot clouds more than 30 times on Wednesday.

This footage, filmed from the city of Yogyakarta, shows an ash cloud rising from the volcano. Credit: Damar Susetiyo via Storyful