Indonesia Volcano Forces Mass Evacuation, Shuts Bali Airport

Mount Agung in Bali, Indonesia erupted for the second time in a week on 25 November 2017, disrupting international flights.

  • Published 27 November 2017

KARANGASEM, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities ordered a mass evacuation of people Monday from an expanded danger zone around an erupting volcano on Bali that has forced the island's international airport to close, stranding tens of thousands of travelers. Mount Agung has been hurling clouds of white and dark gray ash about 3,000 meters (9,800 feet) into the atmosphere since the weekend and lava is welling up in the crater, sometimes reflected as a reddish-yellow… Read at AP News