Taking precautions

A young boy getting some help with his mask as ash from Mount Agung volcano falls on the Rendang sub-district of Karangasem Regency in Bali yesterday. Thousands of people living in the shadow of the rumbling volcano on Indonesia's resort island have
PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

A young boy getting some help with his mask as ash from Mount Agung volcano falls on the Rendang sub-district of Karangasem Regency in Bali yesterday.

Thousands of people living in the shadow of the rumbling volcano on Indonesia's resort island have fled the area as fears grow that it could erupt for the first time in more than 50 years.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 24, 2017, with the headline 'Taking precautions'. Print Edition | Subscribe