Wednesday, 07 June 2023 01:13 GMT

Bali volcano erupts again

(MENAFN) For the second time in a week, a volcano on the Indonesian island of Bali has erupted, however, authorities say its alert level remains the same.

According to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency, the ash column from Mount Agung increased 1500m after an eruption at around 5:30pm.

A spokesman said the volcano's alert status is still at the second-highest level, while there's been an increase in seismic activity.

A prohibited zone around the volcano goes 7.5km from the crater in places, and about 25,000 people couldn't go to their homes since September.


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