Oct 02, 2017 · Bali volcano update: Mount Agung’s volcanic activity has slowed over the past two days. 5.57pm: Bali governor declares state of emergency. Bali governor I Made Mangku Pastika has declared a state of emergency, ahead of a possible eruption from Mount Agung.
Author: Reiss Smith
Bali volcano eruption latest: Denpasar airport grounds thousands of flights as Mount Agung spews ash 8,000ft into the air. Click to follow.
Mount Agung, in the east of paradise isle Bali, is considered a holy site by Balinese. After it had lain dormant for many years, massive eruptions in February and March 1963 were among the most devastating in Indonesia’s history. Some 1,700 people were killed as …
Nov 27, 2017 · BALI’s highest volcano Mount Agung appears on the brink of a violent eruption as it spews cold lava and sends a dark ash cloud into the sky. Here are live updates and the latest news.
Bali’s Mount Agung volcano eruption: in pictures. It has been closed since Monday morning, disrupting travel for tens of thousands of people. The closure of the airport had stranded tens of thousands of travellers, affecting tourists already on Bali and people who were ready to fly to the island from abroad or within Indonesia.
Indonesia raises Bali volcano alert to highest level. Authorities say they still cannot predict when the mountain will erupt but with the threat level at its highest, an emergency response period has been declared. And Bali’s Ngurah Rai airport (Denpasar International Airport) is preparing an emergency operations centre, in the event of an eruption closing the busy airport.
Bali, Indonesia, -8.34°S / 115.51°E Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5) Agung webcams / live data | Reports Agung volcano books | Tours Agung volcano eruptions: 1808, 1821(?), 1843, 1963-64 (large Plinian eruption on March 16, 1963), 2017 Typical eruption style: Highly explosive. Last earthquakes nearby Latest
HOW DANGEROUS THE VOLCANO IS. Officials advise that people in south Bali – an area some 60-70 kilometres from the volcano – are in no direct threat from the volcano’s eruption.
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