Indonesia's Mount Merapi spews lava



Indonesia's Mount Merapi, one of the nation's most active volcanos, was seen emitting lava and smoke on Monday. The nation's Center for Research and Development of Geological Disaster Technology said the volcano's activity remained high and urged nearby residents to "stay away from [eruption] prone areas."

Lava flows down from the crater of Mount Merapi, March 7, 2021. /CFP

Mount Merapi is located in the provinces of Central Java and Yogyakarta. /CFP

As one of Indonesia's most active volcanoes, Mount Merapi has regularly erupted since 1948. /CFP

The volcano's eruption in 2010 has caused over 200 casualties and forced thousands to abandon their homes. /CFP