The number of evacuated because of the threat of the eruption of Agung in Bali exceeded 120 thousand people

On the Indonesian island of Bali due to the increased activity of the volcano Agung continue the evacuation of the population. The number who left the region exceeded 120 thousand people, writes the Associated Press.

«The number of evacuees rose to about 122 500 people,» – said the representative of the command post of the Agency for mitigation of consequences of natural disasters in Bali Nyoman Parvata.

People placed in temporary camps, sports centres and other public buildings.

The exclusion zone around the volcano Agung is 12 km away When it can occur eruption, volcanologists are not reported.

Increased activity of the volcano was recorded in mid-August, but then it dropped. In September, the volcano again became more active. People voluntarily agreed to be evacuated and moved to safer areas.

The Governor of Bali made Semolina Pastika said that the authorities are ready to any consequences in the event of a volcanic eruption.

September 23 edition of Antara reported that the Center for Volcanology and geological disasters of Indonesia raised the danger level of the volcano on Bali, to the highest.




The number of evacuated because of the threat of the eruption of Agung in Bali exceeded 120 thousand people 28.09.2017

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