Category: Taal Volcano

La Palma volcano eruption update: 5,000 evacuated, hundreds of homes destroyed by flowing lava, surface inflation continues (19cms)

The Spanish Civil Guard evacuated around 5,000 people from their homes last night after a volcanic eruption took place on the Canary Island of La Palma at 3.12pm local time on Montaña Rajada, in the forest area of Cabeza de Vaca in El Paso. The emergency level was raised to red at 5pm local time, […] Read More

Earth Cracks Apart And River Dries Up As Swarm Of Earthquakes Rocks Taal Volcano

The Taal volcano is currently being hit by hundreds of volcanic earthquakes, resulting in deep earth cracks. Meanwhile, the ground is so cracked up that parts of Pansipit River in Batangas are drying up. The Taal Volcanic eruption has been characterized by continuous magmatic and hydrovolcanic activity that generated 700-meter tall dark gray steam-laden plumes that drifted […] Read More

A rapid escalation’: Phivolcs chief warns rising magma could cause more volcanic activity

‘Napakabilis ng pagbabago ng kanyang kundisyon.”  This is how the country’s chief seismologist described the rapid escalation of volcanic activity that prompted the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology to raise Alert Level 4 over Taal Volcano, warning of a possible hazardous eruption.  Phivolcs chief Renato Solidum said the agency has monitored an increase in […] Read More

Alert level 4 raised over Taal, volcanic tsunami possible: PHIVOLCS

MANILA (6th UPDATE)— The state seismology bureau raised alert level 4 over Taal Volcano on Sunday night after the volcanic island spewed a giant column of steam and ash. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), eruptive activity at Taal Volcano intensified as of 5:30 p.m. “Eruptive activity at Taal Volcano Main Crater […] Read More