Indonesia: 80,000 stranded as volcano closes airport for 2-nd day

More than 80,000 people were left stranded on Tuesday as Bali’s holiday airport remained closed for a second day due volcanic ash spewing from Mount Agung. Footage from the airport shows distressed tourists receiving assistance from consular staff. The Indonesian Transportation Ministry first closed Ngurah Rai International Airport on Monday but that has now been extended until Wednesday... Еще morning. Volcanic ash is known to impair pilots' visibility and cause catastrophic damage to engines. Officials from the disaster agency have raised the alert to the highest level, fearing an imminent ‘major’ eruption .

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