Mount Agung: flights cancelled after Bali volcano erupts


Volcano spews ash over popular tourist island but authorities yet to raise alert level

Bali’s airport has cancelled flights following an eruption of the Mount Agung volcano, which spread ash over the south of the Indonesian island.

The national disaster agency said Friday night’s eruption lasted four minutes and 30 seconds, spreading lava and incandescent rocks about 3km from the crater.

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Source: The Guardian - Natural disasters and extreme weather