29 February 2020, Saturday | 09:16pm


Philippine volcano recharging, scientist says, as shops, hotels told to keep shut


MANILA, Jan 20 — A restive volcano in the Philippines has a high risk of eruption as it is “recharging” with fresh magma and rising emissions of toxic gas, a top scientist said today, while authorities ordered commercial establishments to stay shut.

Philippines says danger high despite volcano ‘lull’


TAGAYTAY: The threat of the Philippines’ Taal volcano unleashing a potentially catastrophic eruption remains high, authorities warned Thursday, saying it was showing dangerous signs despite a “lull” in spewing ash.

Rumbling volcano shuts down Philippine capital


MANILA, Jan 13 — Schools and businesses shut across the Philippine capital today as a volcano belched clouds of ash across the city and seismologists warned an eruption could happen at any time, potentially triggering a tsunami.

Indonesia raises alert to highest level on Bali volcano, eruption imminent

Balinese Hindus walk after praying as Mount Agung erupts at Besakih Temple in Karangasem, Bali on November 26, 2017. ― Reuters pic