Indonesia: 30 thousand flee Bali volcano amid fears of eruption

More than 30 thousand people have left their homes in Bali after the authorities raised Mount Agung volcano alert status to a maximum. Footage shot Sunday in Manggis village next to the volcano shows rescue teams on high alert and people waiting in shelters for the possible eruption. Gede Suastika from local seismological service said that «Until today the status of Mount Agung is beware, but... Еще eruption has not yet happened. On the beware status we wait for the imminent eruption. And earthquakes for the last three days have increased drastically.» Mount Agung is 3,031 m (9,944 ft) being the highest point on the Bali Island. The previous eruptions occurred in 1963 and killed over 1,000 people.

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