Indonesia prepares for possible Mount Agung volcano eruption

World News

Over 144,000 people have been taken into shelters on the Island of Bali, Indonesia, as Mount Agung could erupt at any time.

People wait for their transportation to a temporary shelter at Sibetan Village in Karangasem Regency, Island of Bali, Indonesia.

Mount Agung sits on the Pacific Ring of Fire. A volcano on Vanuatu's Ambae island is also showing signs of erupting.

Mount Agung last erupted in 1963 killing over 1,700 people. The alert level for an eruption has been raised to 4, the highest on the scale.

People at a temporary shelter after being evacuated from Manggis Village.

Villagers unload a motorcycle from a car as they arrive at a temporary shelter.

A Balinese man prays with Mount Agung in the background.

A villager carries fire wood with Mount Agung in the background.

People inside their tent at a temporary shelter in Klungkung Regency.

Evacuated children on a truck on their way to a temporary school.

An elerdy person sits in a temporary shelter at a sport center after being evacuated from their village.