Tag Archives: VOLCANOES

PHIVOLCS places Taal Volcano under watch

Taal Volcano emits ‘anomalously high’ S02 gas anew

MANILA – Ten days after the highest recorded volcanic sulfur dioxide (S02) emission in Taal Volcano was recorded, another “anomalously high” S02 emission has been observed, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported on Friday night.A total of 23,576 tonnes of… Read More

VOLCANO UPDATE: No more eruptive activity at Taal Volcano

Phivolcs lowers status to alert level 2

 July 24, 2021,

MANILA – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Friday night announced the lowering of Taal Volcano’s alert level status from level 3 (magmatic unrest) to level 2 (decreased unrest).”Following the phreatomagmatic eruption of the main crater on July 1, and 19 weak… Read More

VOLCANO ALERT: Taal Volcano remains restive

60 volcanic quakes, bursts in 24 hours

 July 8, 2021

MANILA – Restive Taal Volcano has generated a total of six phreatomagmatic bursts and 60 volcanic earthquakes for the past 24 hours.In its latest bulletin Thursday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the last phreatomagmatic burst was observed at 9:41 p.m…. Read More

VOLCANO UPDATE: Red Cross deploys “Hot Meals on Wheels” food trucks to serve Taal evacuees

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 July 3, 2021

MANILA – The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has deployed its food trucks to provide hot meals to residents of Batangas province affected by Taal Volcano which is on Alert Status level 3.Thefood trucks will go around the affected cities in 10 days, capable of serving 300 individuals per day. It is… Read More

Police help desks activated for Batangas evacuees

 July 3, 2021,

MANILA – Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar ordered the setting up of police assistance desks in evacuation centers where displaced residents of Batangas towns relocated due to seismic activities of Taal Volcano.The latest data from the Batangas Police Provincial… Read More

VOLCANO ALERT: Taal forced evacuation starts

Residents of 13 Batangas barangays evacuate due to Taal unrest

 July 2, 2021

MANILA – Residents of 13 barangays near the Taal Volcano in Batangas have started to evacuate due to the volcano’s unrest, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Friday said.Mark Cashean Timbal, NDRRMC deputy spokesperson, said the barangays from six towns are… Read More