NPR

Thousands Flee Bali's Mount Agung After Volcano Threat Level Is Raised

Authorities say the mountain, which last erupted 54 years ago, is poised to go at any time.

Residents, tourists and climbers are being told to stay far away from Mount Agung, a large volcano in Bali where hundreds of shallow volcanic earthquakes have been recorded

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from NPR

NPR2 min readPolitics
Fed Ponders When To Cut Interest Rates
There's an unusual air of suspense surrounding the Federal Reserve's policy meeting, with the possibility that the central bank could cut rates for the first time in nearly 11 years.
NPR2 min readPolitics
Canada's Trudeau Approves Controversial Pipeline Expansion
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau first approved the project, which is opposed by many environmental groups, in 2016, but Tuesday's announcement means construction can begin later this year.
NPR3 min readPolitics
Hope Hicks Testifies On President Trump's Potential Obstruction Of Justice
The former Trump aide's appearance before the Judiciary Committee is the first time an official from the White House agreed to show up. But Democrats say she is not answering their questions.