TV News LIES

Saturday, Jan 25th

Last update03:50:33 AM GMT

You are here News International Taal volcano spews ash; Philippines evacuating residents, watching for tsunami

Taal volcano spews ash; Philippines evacuating residents, watching for tsunami

E-mail Print PDF
Philippines evacuates residentsThe Philippines is bracing for a major eruption from one of its most active volcanoes amid escalating agitation Sunday that sent ash spewing as far as the capital and prompted the evacuation of thousands.

The column of ash released from the Taal volcano in Batangas province, almost two hours south of the capital, rose six to nine miles at around 5:30 p.m. local time.

Two hours later, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology raised the alert status to Level 4, which means a “hazardous explosive eruption” was expected within hours to days. The highest alert, Level 5, is reserved for ongoing magma eruption.

The agency also warned that surrounding areas were at risk of a volcanic tsunami. A volcano can “displace a great volume of water and generate extremely destructive tsunami waves in the immediate source area,” according to the International Tsunami Information Center.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Rescuers dig for survivors after Turkey quake kills at least 29

Turkey quake Turkish broadcasters showed footage of rescuers pulling people out from under the debris, some around 21...

Terry Jones of Monty Python dies at 77 after battle with dementia

Terry Jones Terry Jones, a member of the Monty Python comedy troupe, has died. He was 77 and...

Trump Roars, and Davos Shrugs

Trump at Davos; whatever....Two years ago President Donald Trump flew here and took the gathering of elites at the...

Trump at Davos sends warning shot to Europe on trade

Trump at DavosPresident Trump is leaning on the strong U.S. economy to project strength among the global elite...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!