Bali News Online: Current status of the vulcano Gunung Agung!!
– Date 30.9.2017 –
Since 22.09.2017, the Gunung Agung has been upgraded to the highest warning level IV, but the local authorities have set up a 12 km safety zone around the mountain. Residents and holidaymakers from this area were evacuated. Resorts which have been temporarily closed, are the Tauch Terminal Tulamben Resort & Spa.
All sights in Bali are still freely accessible, only the Besakih temple on the south slope of Agungs, as well as the Tirtagangga water palace in Amlapura remain closed for the time being. The flight operation at the Denpasar airport (Ngurah Rai International Airport, DPS), which is about 65 km south of the volcano, continues to be disturbing.
Possible effects of eruption:
Should an outbreak and an ashes cloud affect air traffic, the airlines generally offer rebooking and reimbursement of the flight price. Dodge airports are available on Java and Lombok. The Indonesian authorities have provided several hundred coaches to provide guests with a safe ferry transfer to the neighboring islands.
Please refer to the current travel and safety instructions of the Federal Foreign Office for Indonesia.
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