1 Oct 2017 Unnerved by daily tremors, and uncertain about the exact danger zone, more than half of those who fled could have stayed.
24 Dec 2017 JAKARTA, Dec. 24 (Xinhua) -- The Sunday's eruption took place at 10:05 a.m. local time, emitting grayish thick smoke with wind detected heading for northeast, indonesian National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) said. "The eruption lasted for 10 minutes. White smoke was seen came out from the volcano summit after the blast," BNPB Spokesperson Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said in a statement on Sunday. He added that volcanic activities in the volcano remained
27 Nov 2017 On the 13,000 small and large islands that comprise indonesia, there are 78 active volcanoes. According to the Smithsonian's Global Volcanism Program, only Japan exceeds indonesia in the number of eruptions, but by far, indonesia has seen the largest number of deaths caused by volcanoes because people live in closer proximity to volcanically active regions. One study from 1600 to 1982 estimated 160,000 deaths were caused by an erupting indonesian volcano
Mount Agung, a volcano on the indonesian island of Bali, erupted for a second time in less than a week on Saturday evening, forcing evacuations and leading to the closure of the international airport. The alert level for the Agung eruption has been increased to a level four. This is the highest threat level, which means people are now being evacuated across a wider radius from the mountain. According to the Associated Press (AP), around 59,000 travelers were stranded in Bali after
1 Dec 2017 SHAMELESS tourists are risking the wrath of Bali's Mount Agung by posting bikini selfies in front of the erupting volcano as thousands flee for their lives. The “explosive” eruption has sparked travel chaos on the indonesian island, leading to a three-day closure of its international airport and dozens of flight cancellations. Apocalyptic pictures show Others show bathers relaxing in a swimming pool while looking towards the volcano as it explodes in the distance.