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【美国见闻】火山灰柱高达7500米 Volcanic ash column up to 7500 meters

来源:慢速英语   时间:2019-12-12 17:39:51

A volcano in Indonesia has erupted,blasting columns of thick ash 24,000 feet into the sky.


近日,印度尼西亚一座火山喷发,喷到空中的厚火山灰柱高达24000英尺。


Mount Soputan,on the northern part of Sulawesi Island,erupted twice Monday morning,said national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho.


印尼国家灾难管理局发言人苏托波·普沃·努格罗霍称,位于苏拉威西岛北部的索普坦火山,周一上午喷发了两次。

He said in anticipation of hot ash and lava sliding down the volcano's slopes,local residents have been urged to avoid activities near the mountain.


他表示,预计将会有滚烫的火山灰和熔岩沿着火山斜坡流下来,当地居民已被敦促不要在火山附近活动。


People were also warned about lava possibly flowing into rivers around the volcano and were urged to wear masks in case of ash rain.


人们还被警告,熔岩可能会流入火山周围的河流,他们被敦促戴上口罩以防如雨般落下的火山灰。


Authorities kept the volcano's alert at the second-highest level.


当局将火山警戒级别保持在第二高级别。


Soputan,which stands 5,853 feet tall,is one of Indonesia's more than 120 active volcanoes.


印尼有120多座活火山,高达5853英尺的索普坦火山就是其中一座。


Indonesia,an archipelago of more than 260 million people,is prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions due to its location on the Pacific"Ring of Fire."


印尼是一个拥有2.6亿人口的群岛,由于地处太平洋“火圈”,很容易发生地震和火山发。


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