Taal volcano spews ashes in phreatic eruption
MANILA, Philippines (Updated) — Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Philvocs) said the Taal Volcano is spewing ashes in a phreatic eruption on Sunday afternoon, January 12, 2020, due to hydro-thermal activities.
Phivolcs Undersecretary Renato Solidum confirmed to INQUIRER.net in a phone interview that Taal is on a phreatic eruption.
Ongoing phreatic explosion at the Main Crater of Taal Volcano. Photos taken from installed IP camera monitoring the activity of Taal Volcano. pic.twitter.com/9Qyd7aLvsJ
— PHIVOLCS-DOST (@phivolcs_dost) January 12, 2020
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology’s (Phivolcs) on Sunday raised Taal Volcano’s alert status from level 1 to level 2.
Taal is an active volcano that straddles in the provinces of Cavite and Batangas provinces.
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