08 December 2017
10.01am: Bali airports remain open despite Agung eruption
Following the eruption, the Volcano Observatory Notice for Aviation (VONA) increased Agung’s alert to orange, though Bali International Airport and Lombok Airport are reportedly operating as normal.
9.45am: Mount Agung erupts again
The eruption, which occurred at 7.59am local time on Friday morning, sent a huge column of volcanic ash 2,100 metres into the atmosphere, according to Bali’s disaster management agency (BNPB). “But until now Ngurah Rai Airport is not disturbed. Because the ash is still blowing west.”