Sunday, October 23, 2016
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Phivolcs eases Taal Volcano alert

MANILA, Philippines—Taal Volcano has calmed down, prompting the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology to lower its alert from Level 2 to Level 1.

Phivolcs said the number of volcanic earthquakes recorded on a daily basis has decreased, as well as the steam from the volcano. The emission of carbon dioxide has also decreased.

Phivolcs raised the Taal alert to Level 2 last April 9 and warned people against getting close to the volcano.

TAGS: Batangas, Phivolcs, Taal, Taal Volcano, Volcano
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