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Bali's rumbling volcano spurs more evacuations and travel warnings

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 01:17

Fears that a volcano could erupt imminently in Bali has prompted several countries to issue travel warnings, while Indonesian authorities race to evacuate tens of thousands of people living in the danger zone. Samantha Vadas reports.

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Fears that a volcano could erupt imminently on the holiday island of Bali prompted several countries to issue travel warnings, while Indonesian authorities raced to evacuate tens of thousands of people living in the "danger zone". Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, the United States and the U.K. issued advisories warning that increased volcanic activity at Mount Agung in eastern Bali could disrupt flights at one of the world's most popular tourist destinations. Indonesian authorities have imposed a 12-km (7.5 miles) exclusion zone around the crater evacuating more than 75,000 people. Sitting on the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire, Indonesia has nearly 130 active volcanoes, more than any other country.

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Bali's rumbling volcano spurs more evacuations and travel warnings

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 01:17