Krakatoa volcano (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): possible major eruption with ash to 55,000 ft following deadly tsunami

Sun, 23 Dec 2018, 04:13
04:13 AM | BY: T
Ash plume from Krakatoa volcano this morning (image: VAAC Darwin)
Ash plume from Krakatoa volcano this morning (image: VAAC Darwin)
A major explosive eruption might have occurred at the volcano earlier this morning. VAAC Darwin spotted a large cloud, possibly an ash plume from the eruption reaching approx. 55,000 ft (15 km) altitude and drifting S and SW.
Whether it is is from the eruption still needs to be confirmed, but seems rather likely. What role the yesterday's deadly tsunami plays here is also still unknown, but they are hardly unrelated.
In the meanwhile, more material is emerging on social channels about the tsunami, such as this dramatic video, showing the arrival of the first wave, destroying a band and its audience playing a concert (at the end of the video):

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