Philippines lowers volcano alert | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, January 27, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:31 AM, January 27, 2020

Philippines lowers volcano alert

An explosive eruption of the Philippines’ restive Taal volcano no longer appears imminent, authorities said yesterday as they lifted most of a mass evacuation order but warned residents to remain ready to flee. Warning signs like earthquakes have been steadily waning since Taal burst to life two weeks ago with plumes of ash and lava, forcing over 135,000 people into shelters over fears a massive blast was coming. No one is known to have died in the eruption.


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