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Philippines: Philippines Situation Report #2 - January 22, 2020

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 19:17:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

FAST FACTS. • An Alert Level 4 remains in effect for the Taal Volcano, indicating that a hazardous, explosive eruption is still possible within hours to days. • Over the past 24 hours, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology has reported nearly 450 volcanic earthquakes. • Approximately 460,000 people live within the evacuation zone.

Low sulfur dioxide from Taal, but not time to relax yet

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 05:04:00 +0100rappler (en)

MANILA, Philippines – The level of sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission from Taal Volcano in Batangas was lower for the second day, but state volcanologists said a longer trend or pattern must be observed first. SO2 is a major gas component of magma, and its emission indicates that magma is already at a shallow part of the volcano.

TOTAL WIPE OUT 11 disasters that could kill us all at any time - including The Big One

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 01:54:00 +0100thesun (en)

A supervolcano way past its eruption date sits beneath the tranquil Yellowstone National Park Credit: Getty - Contributor. Many of the incidents happen in tourist hotspots causing major disruption, such as the flooding in Venice which overwhelmed the Italian city this summer.

The next mega disasters that could happen at any moment (and kill us all)

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:07:00 +0100foxnews (en)

Due to climate change, human activity and other factors, “natural” disasters are becoming more common. But some could be worse than others … Yellowstone National Park quietly sits on top of a supervolcano that is 44 miles wide. Even scarier, it’s still active and could blow at any time.

Alert Level 4 stays as Taal Volcano unrest enters 2nd week

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 03:59:00 +0100rappler (en)

TAAL VOLCANO. A view of the volcano from Tagaytay City on January 20, 2020. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler. MANILA, Philippines – As the Taal Volcano unrest entered its second week, state volcanologists reiterated that evacuees are strongly encouraged to stay out of the danger zone since remains raised.

Next mega disasters to wipe out Earth

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 11:48:00 +0100news_com_au (en)

THE LAKE TOBA SUPERVOLCANO, SUMATRA. The land of volcanoes, Indonesia, is no stranger to eruption — with Mount Merapi last exploding in 2018. But there’s a bigger threat to the countries of Southeast Asia: The Lake Toba Supervolcano — the “forgotten volcano.

Next mega disasters to wipe out Earth

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 11:38:00 +0100heraldsun (en)

. But some could be worse than others … RELATED: Expert claims Australia is the most ‘natural disaster-prone region’ THE YELLOWSTONE SUPERVOLCANO, WYOMING. Yellowstone National Park quietly sits on top of a supervolcano that is 70.8km wide. Even scarier, it’s still active and could blow at any time.

Next mega disasters to wipe out Earth

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 11:14:00 +0100dailytelegraph (en)

. But some could be worse than others … RELATED: Expert claims Australia is the most ‘natural disaster-prone region’ THE YELLOWSTONE SUPERVOLCANO, WYOMING. Yellowstone National Park quietly sits on top of a supervolcano that is 70.8km wide. Even scarier, it’s still active and could blow at any time.

Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption

Sat, 18 Jan 2020 05:36:00 +0100inquirer (en)

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Friday said the probability of an eruption of the Taal Volcano’s caldera is slim. During a press conference, Phivolcs Volcano Monitoring and Eruption Prediction Division chief Ma. Antonia Bornas first explained that Taal Volcano is not just an island.

Recent Volcanic Eruptions May Cause Travel Insurance Questions

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 01:03:00 +0100markets-businessinsider (en)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Â Recent volcanic eruptions in the Philippines and New Zealand highlight the impact that unexpected events can have on travelers. All travel insurance policies include natural disasters, such as volcanic eruptions, as covered reasons to cancel a trip....

Recent Volcanic Eruptions May Cause Travel Insurance Questions

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 01:03:00 +0100finanzen-ch (en)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent volcanic eruptions in the Philippines and New Zealand highlight the impact that unexpected events can have on travelers. All travel insurance policies include natural disasters, such as volcanic eruptions, as covered reasons to cancel a trip....

Recent Volcanic Eruptions May Cause Travel Insurance Questions

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 00:56:00 +0100finanzen-at (en)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Â Recent volcanic eruptions in the Philippines and New Zealand highlight the impact that unexpected events can have on travelers. All travel insurance policies include natural disasters, such as volcanic eruptions, as covered reasons to cancel a trip....

Recent Volcanic Eruptions May Cause Travel Insurance Questions

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 00:56:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent volcanic eruptions in the Philippines and New Zealand highlight the impact that unexpected events can have on travelers. All travel insurance policies include natural disasters, such as volcanic eruptions, as covered reasons to cancel a trip....

Recent Volcanic Eruptions May Cause Travel Insurance Questions

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 00:53:00 +0100prnewswire (en)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent volcanic eruptions in the Philippines and New Zealand highlight the impact that unexpected events can have on travelers. All travel insurance policies include natural disasters, such as volcanic eruptions, as covered reasons to cancel a trip....

Drones are changing the way the world monitors volcanoes

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:31:00 +0100rappler (en)

DRONES. The flying devices, beyond providing aerial footage, are proving invaluable in emergencies too and disasters such as volcanic eruptions. File photo by Robyn Beck/AFP. Drones can be scary. You’ve seen what happened in Iran . There are privacy concerns too, which has prompted some to come up with anti-drone software .

Mainstreaming disaster preparedness

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 05:15:00 +0100inquirer (en)

The year 2019 ended with many Cebuanos and fellow Filipinos reeling from the impacts of Typhoon Ursula, the 20th typhoon to enter the country. 2020 has just started. Yet, we are reminded abruptly and should be painfully awakened to the fact that the Philippines is one of the “most natural hazard-prone countries in the world.

Phivolcs: Taal’s main crater drained of water, as new fissures found

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 12:33:00 +0100abs-cbnnews (en)

Responders search for surviving animals left behind on Taal Volcano Island on January 14, 2020. On Wednesday, the Phivolcs said it is waiting for the new sulfur dioxide measurements to see if it has spiked, which would mean that magma is coming up to the surface. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News.

Taal volcano LIVE: Thousands flee as lava spews into the sky in the Philippines

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 09:54:00 +0100standard (en)

Taal's last disastrous eruption, in 1965, killed hundreds of people. It is the second-most restive of about two dozen active volcanoes in the Philippines, which lies along the Pacific "Ring of Fire," where much of the world's seismic activity occurs. A long-dormant volcano, Mount Pinatubo, blew its....

Hundreds of thousands could be stranded by world's 'most dangerous' volcano for months

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 15:19:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

Taal's volcanic cloud has been lit up by spectacular lightening storms - Getty Images AsiaPac. Hundreds of thousands of people in the Philippines have been left in fear for their homes and livelihood after being warned to immediately flee one of the world’s most dangerous volcanoes, which threatens....

Thousands evacuated as Taal Volcano erupts near Manila

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 02:03:00 +0100manilametro (en)

Situation Overview. On 12 January, alert level-4 (hazardous eruption imminent) was raised over Taal Volcano located in the CALABARZON region 70 km south of the capital Manila. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) raised the alert level a few hours after it raised the alert to level-3 on the evening of 12 January.

Dramatic video shows lightning as Philippines volcano erupts

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 20:38:00 +0100siouxcityjournal (en)

PHIVOLCS has requested a "total evacuation" of everyone within a 17-kilometer (10.5 miles) radius around the volcano. This area, considered a volcanic danger zone, is home to more than 450,000 residents, according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

Taal Volcano Philippines: What is volcanic tsunami? Three times in history volcanic tsunamis wreaked total havoc

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 19:15:00 +0100ibtimes-sg (en)

Fears of a catastrophic volcanic tsunami have gripped thousands in the Philippines where a volcano is spewing lava and now warnings have been issued that an eruption is possible within hours or days. The Taal is the second-most active volcano in the Philippines and it since Sunday turned active when....

Taal volcano eruption: ‘Hazardous eruption’ set to hit Philippines within hours THE Taal volcano in the Philippines could erupt within “hours or days”, local...

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 16:33:00 +0100express (en)

The volcano has been restive for several months but became active on Sunday when it blasted steam, ash and pebbles up to nine miles into the sky, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology. The Government volcano-monitoring agency has raised the danger level Taal to level 4, indicating “an imminent hazardous eruption.

Watch: Lightning streak through Taal volcano ash plume in the Philippines

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 16:30:00 +0100foxcarolina (en)

, about 37 miles (60 kilometers) south of the capital Manila on the island of Luzon, is one of the country's most active. Images from the scene on Monday showed streams of lava beginning to gush out the volcanic vent, the sky above still thick and dark with ash and steam.

Watch: Lightning streak through Taal volcano ash plume in the Philippines

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 15:58:00 +0100fox10tv (en)

, about 37 miles (60 kilometers) south of the capital Manila on the island of Luzon, is one of the country's most active. Images from the scene on Monday showed streams of lava beginning to gush out the volcanic vent, the sky above still thick and dark with ash and steam.

Killer Taal volcano erupts near Manila, sparking terrifying volcanic lightning

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 14:32:00 +0100heart (en)

. 13 January 2020, 11:07 | Updated: 13 January 2020, 11:09 The terrifying volcano is the second most active in the Philippines. Picture: Various. The horrifying scenes has caused chaos in the Philippines, with thousands evacuated from their homes. A deadly volcano which has previously claimed the....

Philippines: Flash Update No. 1 - Philippines: Taal Volcano eruption (As of 13 January 2020, 2 p.m. local time)

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 11:16:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Situation Overview. On 12 January, alert level-4 (hazardous eruption imminent) was raised over Taal Volcano located in the CALABARZON region 70 km south of the capital Manila. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) raised the alert level a few hours after it raised the alert to level-3 on the evening of 12 January.

Philippines' Taal Volcano Starts Emitting Lava

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 11:10:00 +0100newsweek (en)

Manila's international airport has been shut down with more than 240 international and domestic flights cancelled on Sunday. Meanwhile authorities in the the province of Batangas, have declared a "state of calamity" with hundreds of thousands of other people expected to be evacuated in the coming days, the BBC reported.

US Embassy warns against travel to Taal, nearby areas

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 06:14:00 +0100philstar (en)

MANILA, Philippines The United States Embassy in Manila released a natural disaster alert to US citizens in the Philippines after the phreatic eruption of the Taal Volcano on Sunday afternoon. Phreatic eruptions are caused by magma heating underwater or surface water, creating steam.

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