Taal volcano: Lava spews as 'hazardous eruption' feared.
Taal Volcano Taal Volcano is a complex stratovolcano in the province of Batangas, Philippines.The volcano, together with the lake and its approximately 20 km radius, forms the larger Taal Volcano Natural Park, officially the Taal Volcano Protected Landscape.
Threats from pyroclastic density currents and volcanic tsunami still loom over the 14-kilometer radius from the main crater of Taal Volcano despite its seemingly calmer activity on Wednesday morning. Get the latest breaking news and stories in the Philippines and around the world from GMA News Onlin.
DOST-PHIVOLCS strongly reiterates total evacuation of Taal Volcano Island and areas at high risk to pyroclastic density currents and volcanic tsunami within a 14-kilometer radius from Taal Main Crater. Areas around Taal Volcano are advised to guard against the effects of heavy and prolonged ashfall. Civil aviation authorities must advise the aviation industry to avoid the airspace around Taal.
He again appealed to the public to stay away from the volcano’s 14-kilometer radius danger zone. “If it reaches the crater, it could cause a strong explosion,” Solidum said, referring to the.
AS the waiting game continues, volcano experts advised the public to stay away from the high-risk areas within the 14-kilometer radius from the main crater of Taal Volcano. This, as the Philippine.
In total, ten cities and municipalities surround Taal. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) has ordered a “total evacuation” for people in high-risk areas within a 14-kilometer radius from the main crater, affecting around half a million people.
PHIVOLCS has already called for the total evacuation of Agoncillo, Laurel, Lemery, San Nicolas and other communites within a 14-kilometer radius from the main crater of Taal Volcano. “ Kaya tayo nagpalikas ng hanggang sa 14 kilometro dito sa paligid ng bulkan dahil sa mga historical eruptions hanggang diyan ay naapektuhan ng base surge, ” Bornas said.