Bali volcano alert raised to highest level, hundreds stranded in airport

  • By Nandini Krishnamoorthy

Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said on 27 November it had raised the alert to the highest level four on Bali's Mount Agung volcano and warned residents in a 8-10 km (5-6 miles) radius around the volcano to evacuate immediately. Bali's airport, the third most busiest airport in Indonesia, has been closed for 24 hours, disrupting 445 flights and some 59,000 passengers, due to the eruption warning and the presence of volcanic ash from Agung.

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