Mount Agung Erupsi Second Time, Here's a Portrait of Its Impact on Human Life

Since last September, Gunung Agung activity in Karangasem regency, Bali, is reportedly increasing. Until now the status of the volcano that ever erupted in 1963 was up to the alert level to look out. On Saturday (25/11) yesterday, one of the most explosive volcanoes in Indonesia was experiencing phreatic eruption with volcanic ash volcanic height reaching 1,500 meters from the top of the crater. A day later high eruption even reach 3,000 to 4,000 meters.

People living in a radius of 6-7 kilometers from the summit of Mount Agung continue to conduct an independent evacuation process to a place that is considered safe. Bursts of volcanic ash are rumored to lead east to southeast to the island of Lombok at speeds of 18 km per hour. Although the potential danger is still a threat of volcanic ash, but the impact of Mount Agung eruption has been widely felt both by the people of Bali and outside Bali. Hipwee News & Feature has summarized a series of impacts of Mount Agung eruption for people' lives. Check it out.
Black smoke is seen rising from the crater of Mount Agung during phreatic eruption. The first eruption occurred last September, followed by the second eruption on Saturday (25/11) yesterday

Reported by the BBC, PVMBG has raised the status of Mount Agung from "Standby" (level 3) to "Watch out" (level 4) starting from Monday (27/11) at 06:00 Wita via
Spokesperson for the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB), Sutopo Nugroho, said fire was seen emerging from a mountain peak on Sunday (26/11)
The related authorities agreed to close I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport since Monday (27/11) morning. A total of 445 flights were canceled and 10 transfer of landing to several nearby airports

Reported from a press release PT. Angkasa Pura I, it began to perform various anticipatory activities such impact, such as the provision of buses to transfer the mode of transportation to entertainment

Volcanic ash rain is inevitable. Several villages around Mount Agung were affected such as Besakih Village, the hamlets at the top of Pempatan Village, and Temukus Village

In addition to impacting the aviation world, volcanic ash also has the potential to cause various diseases for humans, such as asthma, pneumonia, to infection and skin irritation

The highest chemical composition of volcanic ash soil is alleged to be the cause of various diseases in humans. The content is 55% silicon dioxide, 18% aluminum oxide, 18% iron oxide, 8% calcium oxide, and 2.5% magnesium oxide via

Not only humans, volcanic ash can also cause plants and grass to die. The cattle that eat the grass will automatically be fluorine poisoning that leads to death

Villagers in Banjar Muntik, Selat, Karangasem, Bali, are known to have been displaced since Saturday (25/11) night. As a result the village was deserted

Not only airports in Bali are closed, Lombok International Airport is also closed until the condition is conducive

Reported by Kompas, Tourism Minister Arief Yahya called on hotel and airline managers to give special discounts to customers affected by airport closure

So also for foreign tourists. Arief requested the immigration authorities to facilitate the
Since the 1800s, Mount Agung reportedly erupted 4 times. The last eruption in 1963 killed more than 1,000 people. In terms of the pattern, the overall nature of Mount Agung eruption is almost identical, not only spewing incandescent lava, volcanic ash and rocks (explosive), but also releasing the flow of hot clouds and lava (efusif). Hopefully this time eruption does not take a toll on ya.

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