Tue, 16 Aug 1994

Mt. Batur quieter

DENPASAR, Bali: Volcanic activity on Mt. Batur slowed down yesterday after eight active days, Antara reported.

Officials at the observation post in Kintamani said that minor eruptions occurred on Sunday, but could not be witnessed clearly due to thick fog.

He said that emissions of dust did not disturb the activities of the people in areas such as Yeh Mempeh and Bubung Klambu.

Meanwhile, Kintamani secretary Ngakan Nyoman Ardika said people in the areas refused to panic despite Sunday's eruption. (par)