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70000 Balinese volcano evacuees had no need to leave, Indonesia says - The Guardian

Mt Agung volcano seen as residents evacuate, but Indonesia says 70,000 left unnecessarily. Photograph: Darren Whiteside/Reuters. More than half the 140,000 Balinese who have fled to shelters from a rumbling volcano had no need to evacuate and should ...and more »

Bali volcano: What is it like waiting for an eruption? - BBC News

The lifespan of a volcano can be measured in millennia, and so waiting a few days for it to erupt may not sound too stressful. But for the tens of thousands of Balinese people forced from their homes, the "imminent" danger that they have been living ...and more »

Bali volcano evacuees outside red zone fearful to return home - Phys.Org

Thousands of residents who fled a rumbling volcano on the island of Bali are refusing to leave evacuation centres after being told to return to their homes outside of the immediate danger zone. Officials announced the highest possible alert level for ...and more »

Rescuers race to save animals from Bali volcano - Phys.Org

Animals—including wild monkeys as well as dogs and farm animals such as pigs, chickens and cows—have been left in the danger zone close to the volcano that is most at risk of cascading ash, rocks and hot gas. Volunteers are risking their lives to ...and more »

BNPB installs six sirens, 54 danger warning signs on Mount Agung - Jakarta Post

BNPB installs six sirens, 54 danger warning signs on Mount Agung Showing empathy: President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, accompanied by Klungkung Regent I Nyoman Suwirta, talks to some residents who take refuge at Swecapura Sport Hall in Klungkung, Bali, on ...and more »

Volcano evacuees told to return to homes outside Bali 'dangerous zone' - CNN International

(CNN) Thousands of volcano evacuees on the Indonesian island of Bali have been told to return to their homes outside a government-designated "dangerous zone," even as fears of an eruption grow. Residents earlier this week had been asked to leave an ...and more »

Bali volcano: Thousands told to return despite eruption fears - BBC News

Bali's governor says too many people have evacuated their homes for fear of the Mount Agung volcano erupting, and tens of thousands should return. I Made Mangku Pastik said those outside the immediate danger zone should go back as evacuees risked ...and more »

Mount Agung: Footage emerges of people walking to volcano summit amid eruption fears - ABC Online

Evidence has emerged on social media of three Indonesian priests venturing to the peak of Bali's Mount Agung volcano ahead of its expected eruption. The videos shared on Facebook show the men standing near the crater where steam can be seen rising. One ...and more »

What you need to know if the Bali volcano threatens your holiday - The Sydney Morning Herald

Hi Nicole, I wonder if you can help me. We have a holiday booked to Bali in early December. I guess we're lucky it's not this school holidays. But I am wondering where we stand re the volcano and travel insurance. We have bought standalone travel ...and more »

More Bali residents flee Mount Agung to Lombok by boat - The Straits Times

Residents of Tumbu village in Karangasem, Bali, gather in Meninting village, West Lombok, on Saturday. They fled their homes in Bali using wooden boats to the neighboring island of Lombok.PHOTO: THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK. Published. Oct 1 ...and more »