The closure of the airport has stranded tens of thousands of travelers. More than 400 flights were canceled on Monday and nearly 60,000 travelers affected, an airport spokesman said.
A rumbling volcano on Indonesia’s holiday island of Bali spewed ash and towering clouds of smoke Tuesday (Nov 21), heightening fears it may erupt for the first time in more than 50 years.
Indonesian authorities lowered the alert status of Bali’s Mount Agung volcano from the highest level on Sunday, following a significant decrease in activity in recent days.
The incredible photograph, taken in Bali on Thursday (26/10), shows Mount Agung below a lenticular cloud which looks like a hat.
There are fresh fears that Bali’s Mount Agung could erupt after the volcano reached peak earthquake activity few days ago.
After insisting just a week before that airline, hotels and attractions in Bali were not affected by cancellations connected to raised alert levels for volcanic Mount Agung, Indonesia’s Minister of Tourism has now admitted to Kompas.com that cancellations are running at levels of 20-30% or around 60,000 international tourists during the current month, as quoted […]
“If my house is destroyed I don’t know how to restart my life. I don’t know where my kids will sleep and all I can do now is pray,” said farmer Gusti Gege Astana.
An eruption at Bali’s Mount Agung volcano is imminent, according to experts. Hundreds of tremors are being recorded at the site each day, and more than 75,000 people evacuated in the past few days after local authorities declared a state of emergency
Snakes and monkeys have reportedly begun fleeing the area around Mount Agung in their droves, in what locals claim is the strongest sign yet the Bali volcano will erupt.
“Bali tourism is safe. Do not spread misleading news that Bali is not safe because Mount Agung is on the highest alert status. Please come and visit Bali,” National Disaster Management Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho