The phenomenon transforms lava into thin shards of glass.
‘If people are concerned, they shouldn’t be,’ one tourist said. ‘They should come on. Other than a little haze in the air, they wouldn’t know anything was happening.’
The short answer is yes—but don’t freak out.
It could all just be coincidence.
Scientists’ findings reveal that the park’s supervolcano is due for an enormous eruption, possibly within your lifetime.
Tremors from Mount Agung have led Indonesian scientists to believe it may erupt for the first time in more than 50 years, forcing residents out amid heightened travel warnings.
Out-of-control fires on the flanks of the ancient killer are now burning illegally dumped poisons—and proving far more dangerous than if the volcano actually blew.