>> Prayers for safety in Bali as volcano Mount Agung smolders. Authorities evacuating nearly 35,000 people with more on the way, as strong tremors continue to rattle parts of Indonesia's most popular holiday island. Experts say it's a sign magma is rising to the surface of the volcano, which could erupt at any time.
Villagers living nearby have been gathering at local temples to pray for protection.>> I hope God will always protect our village and save us from the volcano.>> Tourist spots are still operating normally, although officials have roped off a seven mile exclusion zone around the crater and raised the highest level of volcano alert.
>> We saw sulfuric smoke spewing from the crater which we haven't seen before. It shot up about 200 meters.>> Medical teams are tending to evacuees in makeshift camps, among them pregnant women and the elderly. Mount Agung has a deadly history. It erupted in the early 1960s, killing more than a thousand people.