Bali Volcano Latest News: Mount Agung is a volcano which is present in Bali in Indonesia. So, the name Bali Volcano. Also, it is the highest point of Bali. The last eruption of Mount Agung took place 1963-1964 by killing approximately 1500 people. It is very active and the deep crater is present which sometimes releases ash and smoke. Due to the increase of seismic activity, Indonesia will sometimes alert to the highest level.
Bali Volcano: Indonesia Raises Alert To Its Highest Level, Evacuation Underway
The officials of Indonesia raises the highest alert of Mount Agung volcano which is present on the tourist island of Bali. After the alert, many of the people living near the Bali have left their homes to be safe even if the volcanic eruption takes place. The authorities of Indonesia raises the highest alert for the third time in a span of a week. The Department of Meteorology, Climate and Geophysics say that the alert is due to the increase of seismic activity.
Also, the officials of the Meteorology believe that there could be a greater volcanic eruption. No people should stay within the area of 12 kilometers. More than 9500 people have left the houses at Bali and moved to Karangasem, Klungkung, and Buleleng due to the high alert of the volcanic eruption. People who evacuate their houses in Bali are now living in temporary shelters far away from the volcanic eruption.
Indonesia Raises Bali Volcano Alert To Its Highest Level
The officials seem to close the Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali as a result of the volcanic eruption alert. Total 198 tremors were recorded from midnight. The threat level of the volcanic eruption is increasing at a rapid rate. The authorities say that they could not predict the time of the volcanic eruption. No one can estimate when the Mount Agung eruption will be high and when it is low.
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So, that is the reason why the officials have made the announcement of alert to the next level. As it is a tourist place, the officials have also alerted the tourists not to enter into Bali. Kuta is a resort area and beach where a large number of people visit Bali in Indonesia. And the mountain is just 45 miles away from it. The officials believe that there were many signs for the eruption to take place.
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