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    This picture taken on December 26, 2018 shows the Anak (Child) Krakatoa volcano erupting, as seen from a ship on the Sunda Straits. Indonesia on December 27 raised the danger alert level for a volcano that sparked a killer tsunami, after previously warning that fresh activity at the crater threatened to launch another deadly wave

    Indonesia Reroutes All Flights as Volcano Alert Level Raised - Reports

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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Indonesian authorities on Thursday raised the alert level for Anak Krakatoa volcano, which is situated in the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra, to the second-highest degree amid its growing activity, The Jakarta Post reported.

    According to The Jakarta Post, the authorities also recommended that locals and tourists not be allowed within a radius of 3 miles from the crater of the volcano.

    READ MORE: Death Toll From Tsunami in Indonesia Reaches 430 — UN Spokesperson

    ​Indonesia has ordered all flights to be rerouted as volcano alert level has been raised.

    Insurance payments to compensate damage caused by the tsunami that hit Indonesia earlier in December may exceed $1 billion, media reported on Thursday citing data from local insurance companies.

    ​According to The Jakarta Post, insurance companies have counted at least 191 insurance risks from the disaster in Lampung and Banten provinces.

    The tsunami, which was triggered by a volcano eruption, struck the Indonesian coast at 14:27 GMT on Saturday. The death toll following the disaster reached 430 people, and nearly 1,500 were injured.

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