Bali Ngurah Rai Airport
Update 2017-11-27: On Monday evening (27 November, local time) authorities declared the highest alert level for Mount Agung in Bali. The danger zone has been increased to a 10 kilometre radius, with up to 100,000 people being evacuated. Small tremors have been reported, an eruption is believed to be imminent. Denpasar airport has been closed due to ash eruptions.
Further disruptions in air traffic and evacuations are likely. Travellers should avoid the affected area, passengers travelling via the affected airports are advised to contact their airline or tour operator about the current flight status in advance to their journey, and follow instructions by local authorities.
Indonesia Disatser Agency, AFP
Update 2017-11-26: According to latest reports, Lombok airport near Bali was closed on Sunday evening (26 November, local time) as wind blew ash from Mount Agung in that direction. Authorities advised people near the mountain to wear masks.
Further (air) traffic disruptions are possible in the coming days, including at other airports. Passengers travelling via the affected airports are advised to contact their airline or tour operator about the current flight status in advance to their journey.
2017-11-26: On Sunday (26 November), the volcano Mount Agung on the island of Bali sent plumes of grey smoke and steam thousands of metres into the air for the second time this week. Dozens of flight cancellations and delays occurred, about 2,000 people, mostly Australian tourists, were left stranded. Most scheduled flights to and from Bali, however, are to take place. Authorities urged people living within 7.5 kilometres of the mountain to evacuate, the alarm currently remains on the second-highest level.
Travellers are advised to inform themselves via local media and authorities about the current situation on site, to follow instructions from authorities, to exercise caution, as well as to avoid the area surrounding the volcano.
AFP, dpa, Reuters