Lives on hold: A Balinese grandmother awaits Mount Agung eruption
Posted at Oct 03 09:16 PM
The last time Bali's Mount Agung erupted, in 1963, over 1,700 people died. Pyroclastic flows—a fast-moving mixture of gas and volcanic matter—devastated the villages around the sacred mountain. The only place spared was the Mother Temple of Besakih, which the lava missed by meters.
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