Over 130000 flee menacing volcano on Bali tourist island

Mount Agung volcano is seen at sunset in Karangasem Bali Indonesia Thursday Sept. 28 2017

Both Mount Agung and Manaro volcano are now at level 4 on the volcano alert scale, the highest level on the Indonesian volcano alert scale and the second highest level on Vanuatu's scale.

Across the past week, temporary accomodation has been established with tents, government buildings and school gyms ar temporary accomodation set up for 104,000 people in Bali alone.

There have been tremors around Mount Agung since August, as the volcano on the tourist island threatens to erupt for the first time in 50 years.

Volunteers have given out meals for evacuees at a camp for people displaced from homes near an increasingly active volcano on Indonesia's tourist island of Bali.

Bali's disaster mitigation agency said 144,389 people had now been evacuated, compared with a tally of some 122,490 by Thursday. The increase in tremors suggests an eruption is "imminent", she said.

Five mobile sirens have been installed in the danger zone to warn residents in the event of an eruption.

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Officials estimate there are at least 30,000 cows within a 12-kilometre radius of the mountain's summit, and efforts to relocate them are ongoing.

Villager Wayan Merta, who lived just 6 kilometers (4 miles) from the crater, said he sold his family's cattle "because we thought it was better than leaving them there for nothing".

"The danger line on the map is not clearly visible on the field, hence many people are afraid", he said.

Both Mount Agung and Ambae's Marano volcano sit on the Pacific Rim faultline known as the "Ring of Fire".

The Mount Agung is seen from the Purahayu village in Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia on 27 September 2017. "There are some who are staying behind because the volcano hasn't erupted yet or because of religious beliefs". But it was in 1963 that a major eruption killed 1,549 people, with cold lava triggered by heavy rain later claiming another 200 lives, according to National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho.

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