Volcano erupts on Indonesian island, forcing thousands to flee

Last updated at 13:17
Volcano erupting

A volcano has erupted on a small Indonesian island.

Almost 3,000 people have been moved away from the area close to Mount Rokatenda on Palau island.

It's thought 5 people have died.

The volcano erupted following months of activity, sending smoke and ash up to 2,000 metres into the air.