Mount Bromo, East Java, Indonesia (by Yaman Ibrahim). Mount Semeru is in the far distance. The Indonesian government estimates,that during the last 400 years, 129 of the country's volcanos have become active
A series of huge blasts unleashed stones and gravel, causing panic amongst villagers who fled to safer areas. Mount Kelud, in the heavily populated Kediri regency, erupted late on Thursday night, closing three international airports in the region.