BBC Home
Explore the BBC

CBBC

Pictures

Last Updated: Tuesday November 06 2007 16:29 GMT

In pictures: Huge volcano ready to blow

Volcano Kelud

A volcano in Indonesia could be about to blow. It's called Mount Kelud, and hundreds of thousands of people are getting ready for it.

Kids in Indonesia

These children go to a primary school in Blitar in East Java. They are practising evacuating their school if they need to.

Kids in Indonesia

They also need to know what to do if the volcano erupts before they get a chance to leave their classrooms.

Volcano experts in Indonesia

Experts don't know why Kelud hasn't erupted yet. It has more energy inside it now than the last time it blew, back in 1990.

Volcano Kelud

Around 350,000 people live within six miles of the volcano but many don't want to leave their homes and move to shelters.



BBC Homepage >> | CBBC Homepage >>

Meet the Team | Help | Contact Us | News sources | Privacy & Cookies Policy