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Mount Agung: Bali airport closed as volcano alert raised to highest level

People within 10 km told to evacuate as explosive eruptions send ash 4,000 metres into atmosphere Indonesian authorities have raised the alarm for a Bali volcano to the highest level, closed the island’s airport and ordered people within 10 km( six miles) to evacuate. Mount Agung erupted on Saturday evening and three times early Sunday, illuminating its cone with an orange incandescence and sending ash 4,000 metres into the atmosphere. The national committee for disaster management said Bali’s international airport had closed for 24 hours and authorities would consider reopening…

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Outdoor World

Mount Agung: Bali airport closed as volcano alert raised to highest level

People within 10 km told to evacuate as explosive eruptions send ash 4,000 metres into atmosphere Indonesian authorities have raised the alert for a Bali volcano to the highest level, shut the island’s airport and ordered people within 10 km( six miles) to evacuate. Mount Agung erupted on Saturday evening and three times early Sunday, lighting its cone with an orange glow and sending ash 4,000 metres into the atmosphere. The national board for disaster management said Bali’s international airfield had closed for 24 hours and authorities would consider reopening…

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