Mount Semeru volcano spews hot ash as seen from Pronojiwo district in Lumajang, East Java province, Indonesia. Photo: Reuters
Mount Semeru volcano spews hot ash as seen from Pronojiwo district in Lumajang, East Java province, Indonesia. Photo: Reuters
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Editorial by SCMP Editorial

Living near a volcano will always be a risk

  • Scientific research improves the accuracy of eruption forecasts and helps save many lives, but no matter how good these forecasts, being close to a volcano will never be safe

Mount Semeru volcano spews hot ash as seen from Pronojiwo district in Lumajang, East Java province, Indonesia. Photo: Reuters
Mount Semeru volcano spews hot ash as seen from Pronojiwo district in Lumajang, East Java province, Indonesia. Photo: Reuters
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