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Mount Merapi: Indonesian volcano erupts

By: Noel Kirkpatrick on Nov. 2, 2010, 11:16 a.m.
Burnt trees and grass surround a building damaged by pyroclastic flows

Photo: Slamet Riyadi/AP

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Devastation

Burnt trees and grass surround a building damaged by pyroclastic flows following Tuesday's eruption of Mount Merapi in Kaliadem, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. While Indonesia is assessing the damage done by the eruptions, the government has declined to accept foreign aid to assist in rebuilding and emergency care aid.