Posts Tagged PHIVOLCS

Thick, white steam from Taal means volcanic materials are rising — PHIVOLCS

Marje Pelayo   •   January 24, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Taal Volcano spewed anew a tall column of thick, white steam early Friday morning (January 24). Experts from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) explained...

Continuous tremors recorded, Taal Volcano still swollen — PHIVOLCS

Marje Pelayo   •   January 23, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Activities in the main crater of Taal Volcano may have been weaker but the signs of rising magma are still visible, according to the latest report from...

Phivolcs: Taal volcanic activity continues to wane but not enough to lower alert level

Aileen Cerrudo   •   January 22, 2020

The volcanic activity in Taal continues to wane, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). However, it is still not enough basis to lower the alert level...

PHIVOLCS appeals for patience as Taal Volcano continues to shows signs of danger

Marje Pelayo   •   January 20, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Intense volcanic activities are still being recorded around Taal Volcano while it continues to spew white ash. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS),...

House urged to probe govt’s alleged delayed warning on Taal eruption

Aileen Cerrudo   •   January 16, 2020

A lawmaker has urged the House of Representatives to investigate the government’s alleged delayed warning on the Taal eruption. Cavite 4th District Rep. Elpidio Barzaga Jr. said there were “no...

In the Know: Areas within 14KM permanent danger zone and 20KM extended danger zone

Maris Federez   •   January 16, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Authorities have been appealing to the public not to enter the areas considered to be within the 14-kilometer and 20-kilometer danger zones surrounding the Taal Volcano. The...

Danger remains despite Taal volcano in ‘lull’ — PHIVOLCS

Marje Pelayo   •   January 16, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Taal volcano is showing signs of hiatus but the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) says this can mean two things: its volcanic activity is waning...

Phivolcs recommends transforming Taal Volcano Island into permanent no settlement zone

Maris Federez   •   January 15, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Wednesday (Jan. 15) recommended having the entire Taal Volcano Island turned into a permanent no settlement area. Phivolcs...

#TaalEruption2020: Know the harmful effects of volcanic ash

Marje Pelayo   •   January 15, 2020

Volcanic ash can be so fine that it can damage one’s vision and can penetrate the body’s respiratory system. Depending on wind direction and eruption style, volcanic ash may remain...

Taal residents brave danger to rescue animals from volcano island

Marje Pelayo   •   January 14, 2020

BATANGAS, Philippines – Aside from fishing, residents in the municipality of Balete in this province make a living from raising livestock especially horses which they use to tour visitors around...


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