13 Aug '11, 12pm

@AsiaTodayNews Indonesia warns tourists away from smoking volcano: BANDUNG (AP) - Indonesian offi... - #Asia #News

@AsiaTodayNews Indonesia warns tourists away from smoking volcano: BANDUNG (AP) - Indonesian offi... - #Asia #News

Indonesian officials have warned people to stay more than 2km away from two craters on a smoking volcano spewing noxious gas. -- PHOTO: AP BANDUNG (AP) - Indonesian officials have warned people to stay more than 2km away from two craters on a smoking volcano spewing noxious gas. Government vulcanologist Surono says visitors and villagers have been told to stay away from the yellow craters on the 2,665m Mount Papandayan. The craters are tourist attractions but are now emitting dangerous hydrogen sulfide and carbon monoxide gases. Mr Surono said on Saturday that authorities raised the volcano's alert to the second-highest level.

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