Volcano erupts in Indonesia’s Bali, airfield stays safe

BALI, Indonesia, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) — Indonesia’s Bali general airfield was announced safe, handling routinely following tear of a island’s Mount Agung volcano on Thursday afternoon.

“Condition of we Gusti Ngurah Rai general remained secure and routinely handling during present. Volcanic charcoal from Mount Agung did not widespread to Denpasar,” National Disaster Mitigation Agency Spokesperson Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said, referring to Bali province’s collateral city where a airfield sits in.

He combined that a breeze was now floating to north-northeast direction, conflicting to a instruction of Denpasar in southern partial of Bali.

The volcano’s tear in late Nov had stirred authorities to tighten down a airport, disrupting general flights from and to a island that eventually smashed a nation’s tourism sector.

The latest tear of Mount Agung occurred during 5:54 p.m. internal time (0954 GMT) Thursday. The volcano that has been active given Sep final year bloody behind smoke, billowing 2,500 meters high into a air.

Land tremors were also felt during a eruption, that lasted 130 seconds, a group said.

Rain of charcoal was reported to be inspiring villages not distant from a volcano limit as a tear mainstay was 2.5 km high, a group said.

Sutopo pronounced standing of a volcano was still set during top warning of turn 4 with dangerous section set during 6 km around a volcano’s summit.

“Outside a 6 km risk section is normal and safe,” Sutopo said.

As of now over 53,000 people were still replaced due to a indirect volcanic events, he said, adding that they were now placed in 233 shelters.

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