Air Traffic Avoids East Side Bali after Volcano Eruption of Mount Agung
The Mount Agung, a volcano on Bali, has erupted for the second time in a few days. The shaft comes to a great height. There is code red, possibly more eruptions follow.
The Indonesian aviation authorities warn of danger around Bali, where the volcano Agung erupted. The volcano has meanwhile spewed a plume of smoke with ashes and steam of six kilometers, a reason for air traffic to divert.
Air traffic is flying or changing, according to images on the Flightradar24 site. The airport in Denpasar, southwest of the volcano, is still open. The volcano is located in the northeast of Bali about 70 kilometers from the popular seaside resorts of Kuta and Seminyak.
Roads, cars, and buildings in the vicinity of the mountain are covered with a layer of ash. Last night glow was seen that pointed to magma being pushed out of the volcano. At the last eruption of the volcano in 1963, more than a thousand people died, and various villages were destroyed.
The Ministry has adjusted the travel advice for Bali. “Volcano Agung on the island of Bali is about to burst, because of the smoke of the volcano air traffic to and from Lombok and Bali can be limited Avoid the surroundings of this volcano Keep up to date with the latest developments. Follow the advice of the local authorities and your travel organization “, warns the ministry.