In Indonesia, A Lightning Storm Illuminates An Erupting Volcano

A huge volcanic eruption on the Indonesian island of Java has sparked major evacuations. Photographers have captured terrifying photos of lighting striking the volcanic plume.

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6. Ash has fallen as far as 600 kilometers (370 miles) away.

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A villager walks near houses covered by ash from the eruption of Mount Kelud at Ngantang village in Malang, Indonesia's East Java province February 16, 2014.

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A villager clears ash from the eruption of Mount Kelud from the roof of his home at Ngantang village in Malang, Indonesia's East Java province February 16, 2014.