Bali raises volcano alert to highest level

Mount Agung erupted Saturday for the second time in a week. (SONNY TUMBELAKA / AFP/GETTY IMAGES)

Around 100,000 people were ordered to evacuate areas near Bali’s Mount Agung.

The highest level of alert was raised by authorities in indonesia, as well as enlarge the exclusion zone around the volcano as thousands of tourists were left stranded after the island’s airport was closed, because of dark smoke filling up the sky.

The volcanic tremors of Mount Agung’s first started in September.

 

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