Thousands leave their houses as Mount Agung volcano erupts

Thousands leave their houses as Mount Agung volcano erupts
 

A volcano on the Indonesian island of Bali has erupted for the first time in more than 50 years, the country's national disaster agency says.
More than 140,000 people had fled their homes in recent months before Mount Agung began belching smoke 700m (2,300ft) above its summit on Tuesday.
Nearly 1,600 people died when Mount Agung last erupted in 1963.
So far, there have been no changes to flights in the region despite the eruption.
Bali volcano: What is it like waiting for an eruption? Indonesia: Volcano nation A spokesperson for the national disaster agency said Mount Agung was undergoing... read more

 
21 November 2017 in World News, Views: 46
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