Philippines

Palace calls for vigilance amid Taal Volcano unrest

By Azer Parrocha  (Courtesy of Phivolcs) MANILA – Malacañang on Sunday urged residents near the vicinity of Taal Volcano to remain vigilant after its latest activity triggered Alert Level 3 status. In a press statement, acting presidential spokesperson Martin Andanar said the executive department is “closely monitoring” the situation in areas near Taal Volcano. “We urge … Continue reading

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Philippines

Phivolcs records volcanic quake; maintains Alert Level 1 on Taal

By Lilybeth Ison   (PNA file photo)  MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Friday recorded one earthquake in Taal Volcano in the past 24 hours. It said the emission of steam-laden plumes from Taal’s main crater vents was very weak and that ground deformation parameters based on continuous GPS monitoring from … Continue reading