Bulusan again spews steam and ash

July 15, 2022 0 Comments

For the second time since last week, Bulusan Volcano had a phreatic eruption early this morning, 12 June, while most people were still asleep.,The Philippine Institute of
Volcanology and Seismology on 12 June issued an advisory on its website:,“A phreatic eruption was detected by the Bulusan Volcano Network at 3:37 a.m. this morning. The event lasted 18 minutes based on the seismic record but the eruption plume was not visible in camera monitors.,“The public is reminded that Alert Level 1 status prevails over Bulusan Volcano, which means that it is currently in an abnormal condition.,“Local government units and the public are reminded that entry into the 4-kilometer radius Permanent Danger Zone (PDZ) must be strictly prohibited and that vigilance in the 2-kilometer Extended Danger Zone (EDZ) on the southeast sector must be exercised due to the increased possibilities of sudden and hazardous phreatic eruptions.,“Civil aviation authorities must also advise pilots to avoid flying close to the volcano’s summit as ash from any sudden phreatic eruption can be hazardous to aircraft.”