'Walang pagkukulang': Taal town mayor defends Phivolcs TaalVolcano
According to Mercado, residents in Taal and in nearby towns knew that the volcano's activity was already active months before the eruption.
Before the Taal Volcano erupted and spewed ash, Phivolcs issued alerts to the public especially to townsfolk living nearby, Solidum reiterated.
He said before they released an official bulletin, they warned the people at Volcano Island, where Taal's main crater is located, to immediately leave the vicinity.
"Ang aming role ay ipasa 'yan sa organization na kailangang magresponde at mag-forward ng information sa iba't ibang stakeholders. Tinutulungan namin ang ibang ahensya para magampanan ang preparedness ng community," said Solidum.Read more: ABS-CBN News Channel
Phivolcs: New fissures in towns around Taal could lead to sinkholes; residents warned to evacuateState volcanologists said new fissures or cracks on the ground were observed in several towns in Batangas as a series of tremors rumbled the province amid threats of Taal Volcano 's hazardous explosive eruption.
Phivolcs open to House probe on Taal watch, denies lack of infoLa ibang gagawing ang house? Prior to Taal eruption, LGUs were informed by Phivolcs. Halos ganyan din nangyari sa Pinatubo. Rey Punongbayan (rip) Phivolcs head was being ridiculed,na praning daw coz he asked for total evacuation of Zambales,Pampanga and Tarlac. . Sadly, he & Phivolcs team were proven right. Maybe next time bigyan din cla copy ng advisory kc mahilig cla manisi. Pang CYA lang.
Expect wider, deeper ground cracks with strong Taal Volcano eruption – PhivolcsThe cracks found in Batangas streets may get worse if a stronger eruption happens in Taal Volcano TaalEruption2020
Phivolcs: Evacuate from areas near Taal Volcano where fissures appearedHindi kasama sa earthquake drill ni Solidum ang ash fall at pag gamit ng face mask. Ive been saying before that not all scenarios are the same.
Portion of Pansipit River in Taal dries up; Phivolcs explains whyTAAL, Batangas—Fear gripped residents here after part of a major river system that runs in this town suddenly dried up early Wednesday morning, triggering speculations that Taal Volcano is gathering strength for a more destructive eruption.
Filipinos defend PHIVOLCS' efforts in Taal Volcano monitoring amid pending investigation - InteraksyonA Cavite lawmaker still sought to probe the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology’s failure to inform the public even if the agency had been providing updates of Taal Volcano ’s situation through its social accounts and its website. Cavite was among the hardest hit provinces by the heavy and toxic ashfall spewed by the eruption …