Posted September 30, 2019 05:08:36 An Indonesian tourist resort has been created after the volcano erupted in the region of Pumulat, leaving hundreds dead.
The volcano erupted near the town of Uruma in a region known for its volcanic activity in September, with local media reporting the death toll of more than 1,200 people.
More than 1.8 million people are thought to be living within 30km of the crater, and the region is also home to a major tourist destination called Dokdo.
A local news outlet reported that the volcano has left the area with a large crater, which has been surrounded by sandbags.
Residents have also been warned to avoid the area as there are landslides and landslides are common in the area.
A local tourist agency told ABC News that people should avoid travel to the area due to the dangers.
“We have received reports that the lava in the crater has triggered landslides, landslides have fallen and there are people trapped in the collapsed area,” the agency said.
The volcano has been active since February and is the second most active on record in Indonesia.
It is one of the biggest in Indonesia, with at least three active volcanoes on the island of Sulawesi, the largest island in the archipelago.
Its proximity to Mount Agung and the Volcanic National Park in the south means it has been one of its biggest hazards.