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.

Mount Rinjani Eruption Disrupts Bali Flights

Mount Rinjani Eruption Disrupts Bali Flights

A number of domestic and international flights to and from Bali were canceled on Monday following the eruption of Mount Rinjani in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara.