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Tourism Minister Says Cancellations to Bali Running at 20-30% Due to Concern Over Mount Agung

Tourism Minister Says Cancellations to Bali Running at 20-30% Due to Concern Over Mount Agung

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 […]

Will Mount Agung Erupt and What Happens If It Does?

Will Mount Agung Erupt and What Happens If It Does?

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

Animals Fled The Area Around a Balinese Volcano

Animals Fled The Area Around a Balinese Volcano

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 Volcano Eruption Threat Not Affecting Tourism

Bali Volcano Eruption Threat Not Affecting Tourism

“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​

Travel Warning Issued as Mount Agung in Bali Threatens To Erupt

Travel Warning Issued as Mount Agung in Bali Threatens To Erupt

Indonesian authorities have raised the alert level for the Mount Agung volcano to the highest classification, meaning an eruption could be imminent.

On Saturday, the Indonesian Department of Meteorology, Climate and Geophysics said there had been five small eruptions detected coming from the mountain, and an ash column as high as 1000 metres had been observed.

Bali Remains Safe, Locals Urged to Stay Calm as Mount Agung Threatens to Erupt

Bali Remains Safe, Locals Urged to Stay Calm as Mount Agung Threatens to Erupt

Bali’s Governor has urged people to remain calm amid fears of a volcanic eruption on the holiday island. Seismic activity at the Mount Agung, or Gunung Agung, volcano significantly increased on Monday, leading authorities to issue a level 3, or high, alert and evacuate areas within 7.5 kilometres.