Saturday, November 7, 2015

Smoke from Indonesian volcano seen from space

A plume of smoke soared almost 12,000 feet into space earlier this week. (Source: NASA/MODIS/CNN)

(CNN) - Pictures from space capture smoke from a 
volcano eruption in Indonesia. 

You can see a plume of smoke from Mount Rinjani 
toward Bali and Java earlier this week. 

According to Indonesia's National Disaster Management 
Authority, the plume soared nearly 12,000 into space on

A second image was captured a day later. Volcanic ash in 
the area had caused more than a 1,000 flight cancellations
 in recent days. 

Operations at the airport on Bali resumed on Thursday.

Copyright 2015 CNN.  

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