Mount Agung

DENPASAR, Indonesia | Lava hurls from Bali volcano in new eruption

DENPASAR, Indonesia  — The Mount Agung volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali erupted Monday evening, ejecting a 2,000-meter-high (6,560-foot-high) column of thick ash and hurling lava down its slopes. The Indonesian geological agency’s Agung monitoring post said a loud explosion from the mountain began just after 9 p.m. and lasted more than 7 … Continue reading DENPASAR, Indonesia | Lava hurls from Bali volcano in new eruption

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