The smoking Mount Agung volcano in tourist hotspot Bali has been hit by 300 huge tremors over a six-hour period, sparking fears it could erupt for the first time in 50 years. Despite the terrifying tremors, tourism chiefs have insisted the eastern Indonesia holiday hotspot is still safe to visit . The earthquake-

like tremors were picked up between midnight and 6 am local time on Sunday. Plumes of smoke were also detected rising up to 200 meters over the crater. Officials said on Sunday morning that the volcano had not yet erupted and there did not appear to be any ash. However, a 12km zone circling the mountain has been declared unsafe, they said. READ MORE