Mount Agung Alert Downgraded – Update 2018

Indonesian authorities lowered the alert status of Bali’s Mount Agung volcano on Saturday following a significant decrease in activity and said thousands of people who have fled its slopes for government shelters may return home.

The decision to downgrade Agung’s status was made after several scientific indicators showed a drastic decrease in activity in the past month.

“People’s activities as well as tourism in Bali has been declared safe and there will no more disruption related to the volcano at this time,”