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Mount Agung Alert Raised to Level Three

Authorities have raised the alert level for Mount Agung in Karangasem regency, Bali, to Siaga (watch) status, or Level III of the four-tiered Indonesia volcano alert...

Mount Agung Eruption

Mount Agung Eruption Continues; Bali Airport Remains Open

Bali’s Mount Agung erupted again at 6.19am local time on Monday (July 2), spewing a 2,000m-high ash column and thick smoke into the sky. The eruption lasted three...

Mount Agung Alert Level Lowered – Evacuees Can Now Return Home

On saturday, February 10th, Indonesia’s volcanology centre lowered Mount Agung’s alert level from four to three, and the thousands of people who were forced to...

The Great Gunung Agung and the Displaced Balinese

Following the months of turmoil amongst the displaced Balinese who live within the impact zone on Mount Agung our reporter describes their ordeal and imminent issues...

Tourists Return to Bali

Businesses have done well over the Christmas period with reports of normal numbers of foreign tourists everywhere and plenty of domestic visitors occupying the roads. In...

Don’t be Fooled by Mount Agung’s Calm Exterior, Official Says

The residents living around Mount Agung has been told not to be fooled by the mountain’s seemingly calm appearance of late, as more tremors and volcanic ash could...

Mount Agung Alert Raised Again After More Signs of ‘Imminent’ Eruption

The alert level for Mount Agung in Bali has been raised to the highest level following sightings of smoke, fire and small eruptions. According to authorities, these are...

Mount Agung Alert Status Lowered

The alert status of Mount Agung in Bali has finally been lowered after authorities announced a decrease in its volcanic activity, which had forced around 133,000...

The Rumble in the Jungle

The great Gunung Agung is awakening Bali residents with over 650 seismic activities per day since September 21. What are local priests and spiritual leaders doing about...

Most of Bali’s Tourist Sites Safe to Visit

Most of Bali’s popular tourist destinations will still be safe even if Mount Agung erupts, the Bali Tourism Board has assured. Although Mount Agung has continued to...

Helping the Evacuees from Bali’s Mount Agung

Assistance comes in many forms for the evacuees from Mount Agung in northeastern Bali. The Indonesian government, local non-profit organizations such as Aksi Cepat...

President Widodo Gives Rp7.2 Billion in Aid for Mount Agung Evacuees

President Joko Widodo has delivered humanitarian aid worth up to Rp 7.2 billion for the evacuees of the Mount Agung disaster, according to the State Palace. “The aid...

Bali Tourists Brace for Agung Eruption, Disruptions

Tourists around the world are hoping their dream holidays are left unaffected by the impending eruption of Bali’s Mount Agung, with international airlines fielding...

Mount Agung Eruption Fears as BNPB Tips Possible Evacuation

Authorities have extended the no-go zone surrounding Mount Agung volcano in resort island Bali and raised its alert level for the second time in just a few days, local...