Philippines lowers volcano danger level

FILE PHOTO: Damaged trees are seen on Taal Volcano Island in Batangas, Philippines, January 20, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine volcanologists on Sunday lowered the alert status of a volcano near the Philippine capital to 3 from 4 to indicate a “decreased tendency towards hazardous explosive eruption”. Authorities also narrowed the exclusion zone around the Taal volcano, which sits in the middle of a lake about 70 km (45 miles) from […]

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