Philippines

Taal volcanic quakes slightly up in past 24 hours

Taal volcanic quakes slightly up in past 24 hours By Ma. Cristina Arayata  MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — There were 45 volcanic earthquakes recorded in Taal for the past 24 hours, a little more than the 32 volcanic quakes recorded the previous day, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said Tuesday. “(The 45 volcanic … Continue reading

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Taal continues weak steam emission; Alert Level 3 still up

Taal continues weak steam emission; Alert Level 3 still up By Lilybeth Ison  MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Monday said activity in the main crater of Taal Volcano in the past 24 hours has been characterized by weak to moderate emission of white steam-laden plumes 50 to 800 … Continue reading

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House urges speedy release of funds to aid Taal victims

House urges speedy release of funds to aid Taal victimsBy Filane Mikee Cervantes MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The House of Representatives on Wednesday adopted a resolution urging the immediate release of funds for the aid, relief, resettlement, and rehabilitation of communities adversely affected by the Taal Volcano eruption. During its out-of-town plenary session at … Continue reading