Indonesian authorities lowered the alert status of Bali's Mount Agung volcano from the highest level on Saturday following a significant decrease in activity and said thousands of people who have fled its slopes for government shelters may return home.
Scientists weigh in on where things will heat up. T he eruption of Mount Agung on the island of Bali has sparked worldwide media interest, yet volcanic eruptions in Indonesia are nothing new. Of the country’s 139 “active” volcanoes,Show More Summary
Mount Agung in Bali has been thrusting ash thousands of feet into the sky for almost two weeks. Lava is burbling at the volcano’s peak. Indonesian authorities have ordered evacuations around Agung, while tourists are stranded at the closed airport....
A daring hiker risked his life by climbing to the edge of active Balinese volcano Mount Agung to capture footage of the monstrous eruption in real-time.
KARANGASEM, Indonesia (Reuters) - The question Indonesian volcanologist Devy Kamil Syahbana gets most is the one he cannot answer - when, or if, rumbling Mount Agung on Bali island will blow up in a major eruption.
Gushing ash from Bali's Mount Agung volcano has dissipated into a wispy plume of steam, and Australian airlines that canceled some flights to the Indonesian resort island on the weekend have returned to near-normal schedules.
Bali's glowering Mount Agung has seemingly quieted since hurling huge columns of ash from its crater a week ago, but some villagers on the Indonesian island who survived the catastrophic 1963 explosions believe a bigger eruption is coming.
One of the first images from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P mission shows sulphur dioxide spewing from the Mount Agung volcano in Bali, Indonesia
You may have heard that Mount Agung, an active volcano in the Indonesian island of Bali, started erupting Saturday. It just so happens that my friend Kyle Kesterson is currently traveling there. He's staying in Ubud, about two hoursShow More Summary
Bali's Mount Agung volcano could cause a global drop in temperatures lasting up to five years when it erupts, as experts warn villagers 'won't be able to outrun' it.
Ash from Mount Agung on the Indonesian island of Bali was visible in imagery from NASA's Terra satellite.
The ash cloud spewing from Mount Agung following its eruption — which began earlier this week — has shifted direction, which resulted in the decision to resume operations earlier today, Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Bali Ngurah RaiShow More Summary
Mount Agung, known locally as Gunung Agung, is a 3,142 metre high volcano located at the eastern end of the island of Bali, Indonesia.
KARANGASEM, Indonesia (Reuters) - Airlines laid on extra flights to Bali on Thursday to allow some of the thousands of passengers stranded by the eruption of Mount Agung to fly out, as a switch in wind direction sent volcanic ash away from the holiday island's airport.
A spokesperson for the airport told reporters the wind blew away the thick ash that has been spewing from Mount Agung for days. Video provided by Newsy
As Mount Agung continues to erupt, the main airport at Denpasar reversed course and reopened after a three-day closure.
Indonesian authorities have ordered evacuations around Agung.
Mount Agung still belching ash and smoke, but shifting winds could help thousands of stranded tourists escape
KARANGASEM, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia shut the airport on its holiday island of Bali for a third consecutive day on Wednesday, as the erupting Mount Agung volcano spewed ash that blocked flight paths and spurred authorities to hasten evacuation efforts.