Pic-1:Massive molten lava and searing ash clouds shoot from the crater of Mount Merapi. **Thousands more people were evacuated from villages around Indonesia's Mount Merapi as The volcano erupted again, shooting ash and heat clouds high into the sky. The 2,914-meter-tall Merapi is a sacred landmark in Javanese culture whose name translates as "Mountain of Fire." Forty-four people have died. Pic-2::Villagers ride on a truck as they leave their homes on a street covered by volcanic ash Pic-3::A view of Mount Merapi from a passing airplane.