Plan your trip: A Transportation Ministry official (left)
distributes roadmaps to be used for the
Idul Fitri homecoming trip, which will see millions leaving Jakarta
for the holidays, to motorists passing on Jl. Jenderal Sudirman on
Tuesday. The maps contain information on repair shops, health centers
and police posts along the route.
High alert: Mount Sinabung spews
clouds of hot ash and smoke into the sky in Tanah Karo, North Sumatra,
Tuesday. The eruption of the long-dormant volcano put the region on the
highest alert level, and some domestic flights had to be diverted
because of poor visibility.