Posted by on May 2, 2018

Great volcano erupted on Monday (30/4/2018) night at approximately 22:45 pm and the altitude of the ash column reached 1500 meters from the top of the crater.

Volcano Observatory Notice for Aviaton (VONA) status is still orange or safe for flight.

“From BMKG observations through RGB satellite images of Himawari weather, the movement of volcanic ash is not detected (closed
cloud). So far it is safe for flights to and from Bali, “Communication Communication & Legal Section Head of I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport, Arie Ahsanurrohim, Tuesday (5/1/2018).

He added that based on observation data of Station 1 of Meteorology Class Ngurah Rai Denpasar not observed the existence of volcanic ash.

“Until now, I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport operates as usual, and we always update the progress on the activities of Gunung Agung,” he said. (*)

Translated by Aryaputra PandeBIC


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