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Chrissy Teigen caught in Bali earthquake while on vacation

Chrissy Teigen has shared her shock and worry in real time during a powerful and deadly earthquake in Indonesia with her social media followers. The model, along with singer-husband John Legend and their two children, felt the shaking on neighboring Bali on Sunday. “Bali. Trembling. So long,” Teigen tweeted to her 10.6 million followers. The … Continue reading Chrissy Teigen caught in Bali earthquake while on vacation

JAKARTA, Indonesia  | Strong quake hits Indonesian island, killing at least 14

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A strong and shallow earthquake early Sunday killed at least 14 people and injured more than 160 on Indonesia’s Lombok island, a popular tourist destination next to Bali, officials said. The quake damaged more than 1,000 houses and was felt in a wider area, including on Bali, where no damage or casualties … Continue reading JAKARTA, Indonesia  | Strong quake hits Indonesian island, killing at least 14

BALI, Indonesia | Bali airport closed as Agung volcano gushes column of ash

BALI, Indonesia— The Indonesian tourist island of Bali closed its international airport Friday, stranding thousands of travelers, as the Mount Agung volcano gushed a 2,500-meter (8,200-feet) column of ash and smoke. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency said the airport closure began early Friday. It said nearly 450 flights were canceled, affecting 75,000 people. The regional … Continue reading BALI, Indonesia | Bali airport closed as Agung volcano gushes column of ash

BALI, Indonesia | Flights disrupted as Bali volcano shoots towering ash column

BALI, Indonesia — The Mount Agung volcano on Bali shot ash 2,000 meters (6,600 feet) into the atmosphere Thursday, disrupting the travel plans of thousands as several airlines canceled flights from the Indonesian tourist island. The regional volcanic ash advisory center in Darwin, Australia, said winds could carry the ash southwest toward Bali’s international airport … Continue reading BALI, Indonesia | Flights disrupted as Bali volcano shoots towering ash column

BALI, Indonesia | Flights disrupted as Bali volcano shoots ash into atmosphere

BALI, Indonesia — The Mount Agung volcano on Bali shot ash 2,000 meters (6,600 feet) into the atmosphere Thursday, disrupting the travel plans of thousands as several airlines canceled flights from the Indonesian tourist island. The regional volcanic ash advisory center in Darwin, Australia, said winds could carry the ash southwest toward Bali’s international airport … Continue reading BALI, Indonesia | Flights disrupted as Bali volcano shoots ash into atmosphere

Streets deserted, airport closes for Bali’s Day of Silence

BALI, Indonesia/March 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Indonesia’s normally bustling Bali has shut down social media, turned away flights and shuttered all shops for a Day of Silence that marks New Year on the predominantly Hindu island. “Nyepi” began at 6 a.m. on Saturday, emptying streets and beaches for 24 hours except for special patrols to ensure … Continue reading Streets deserted, airport closes for Bali’s Day of Silence

Volcano gushing ash over Bali closes airport for a 2nd day

KARANGASEM, Indonesia/November 27, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — A volcano gushing towering columns of ash over an Indonesian tourist island closed the Bali international airport for a second day Tuesday, disrupting travel for tens of thousands, as authorities renewed their warnings for villagers to evacuate. Mount Agung has been hurling clouds of white and dark gray ash … Continue reading Volcano gushing ash over Bali closes airport for a 2nd day

Bali volcano dusts resorts in ash; Lombok airport closes

KARANGASEM, Indonesia/November 26, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — A volcano on the Indonesian island of Bali has rumbled to life with eruptions that dusted nearby resorts and villages with ash and forced the closure of the small international airport on neighboring Lombok island as towering gray plumes drifted east. Mount Agung erupted on Saturday evening and three … Continue reading Bali volcano dusts resorts in ash; Lombok airport closes