Two arrested over fires allegedly set to clear land           >>           Man accused of waitress’ murder at Toa Payoh carpark goes on trial            >>           Family appeals for help to find youth with learning disability           >>           Chelsea was wrong time for Barca 'experiment' with Dembele - Valverde           >>           Bigelow Aerospace Launches New Company To Operate Private Space Stations           >>           Cesc Fabregas: Chelsea must attack Barca or face 'suicide mission'           >>           Facebook Makes It Easier To Share Detailed 3D Objects           >>           Antonio Conte backs Andreas Christsensen after Chelsea's 'one mistake'           >>           Intruders 'Borrowed' Tesla's Public Cloud For Cryptocurrency Mining (Updated)           >>           Installation Begins On Bezos-Backed 10,000 Year Clock           >>          





[email protected]



[email protected]



[email protected]



+673 222-0178 [Office Hour]

+673 223-6740 [Fax]


Upcoming Events

Brunei Gastronomy Week
February 23rd, 2018 | 08:00 AM

Negara Brunei Darussalam 34th National Day
February 23rd, 2018 | 10:00 AM

Prayer Times

The prayer times for Brunei-Muara and Temburong districts. For Tutong add 1 minute and for Belait add 3 minutes.


: 05:06AM


: 05:16AM


: 06:34AM


: 06:57AM


: 12:35PM


: 03:53PM


: 06:34PM


: 07:44PM


The Business Directory




  Home > Indonesia

Mt. Agung erupts again

Foreign tourists arrive by speedboat at the Padangbai Harbor in Karangasem regency on the Indonesian resort island of Bali on Oct. 3, 2017. Volcanic activity has been recorded at Mount Agung, located 75 kilometers from the resort hub of Kuta, since August last year, the first time since 1963. The ongoing volcanic activity has had negative impacts on the island's tourism, including causing flight disruptions. (Agence France-Presse/Sonny Tumbelaka)


 February 14th, 2018  |  11:40 AM  |   750 views



Mount Agung erupted again at 11:49 a.m. on Tuesday, spewing a plum of ash 1.5 kilometers into the air.


According to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency's (BNPB) spokesman, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, the eruption lasted 140 seconds, and did not appear to cause any disruptions to the daily activities of local residents nor to flights.


"The airport's operations continue to run as normal and no effects have been seen," Bali's I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport spokesperson Arie Ahsanurrohim said. 


The intensity of the ash was assessed as medium, but no further eruptions followed.


Light ash fell in Pandan Sari, Dukuh village, Kubu subdistrict in Karangasem. 


The Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation Agency (PVMBG) said the alert status for Mt. Agung remained at level 3, with a 4 km exclusion zone declared around the crater.


PVMBG has installed a detector on Mt. Agung to serve as an early warning system.


Mt. Agung began erupting for the first time since 1963 in August last year. On Feb. 10, the authorities lowered the alert status of the volcano from level 4, the highest level, following a decrease in volcanic activity. (sha/dmr)



courtesy of THE JAKARTA POST

by The Jakarta Post


If you have any stories or news that you would like to share with the global online community, please feel free to share it with us by contacting us directly at [email protected]


Related News

Teacher Killed, Five Students Injured In Lok Kawi Accident

 2018-02-21 08:39:55

Liu Wen: China Supermodel's New Year Message Sparks Row

 2018-02-21 08:51:50

Short-End Treasuries Fall, Asia Stocks Trade Flat: Markets Wrap

 2018-02-21 09:35:48