Worst possible scenario involves pyroclastic flows – currents of hot gas and rock moving at hundreds of miles an hour

Mount Agung, a volcano on the Indonesian island of Bali, has been in a state of unrest for several weeks and is now emitting smoke and ash. Mudflows, known as lahars, are running down the mountainside and loud booms have been heard. Experts say a large eruption could happen imminently.

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