New Zealand Herald, 27 November 2017 – Update: 6.32pm Clouds of ash filling the air around Bali forced the closure of airports leaving Kiwis among the thousands stranded.
Authorities increased the Mount Agung volcano alert to the highest level and ordered people within 10km to leave yesterday while Lombok and Bali airports closed and cancelled all flights.
The volcano has been shooting ash thousands of metres into the air since Saturday.
Kiwi couple Courtney and Jamie Armstrong had been on their honeymoon on Lombok for the past fortnight but were stuck after their flight was cancelled yesterday, she told the Herald. Read more…