BREAKING NEWS: Bali airport to reopen after three days

Bali, November 29: Authorities have announced they will be reopening the airport in Bali after it remained closed for a third consecutive day due to ash emitted from the erupting Mount Agung volcano. The airport was set to reopen at 3 p.m. Indian Standard Time (IST) after staying closed into Wednesday morning.

Despite the airport reopening live departure boards show scores of cancellations from Denpasar airport.

President Joko Widodo had previously implored residents living in a zone around Agung deemed at risk to seek refuge in emergency centres, as winds sending an ash cloud southwest across the island once again halted flights.

Ash from the eruption of Mount Agung covered houses at Sibetan village in Karangasem. Despite the warnings, many residents have not evacuated the exclusion zone.

From ANI report