Earlier in December Mount Semeru erupts, located in the southern region of Java. It casted a humongous smoke cloud blocking the sunlight and bringing about rains. Many fled while a lot many were evacuated. Destruction caused by Semeru has affected many, rehabilitation will take a while.
Semeru has been active for many years. An evident eruption was witnessed in January 2021, but the eruptions in early December 2021 brought devastation. Almost 34 have lost their lives, with many missing and injured.