Archived Volcano News - John Seach
April 2011


Archived Volcano News

Wednesday 27th April 2011
Tungurahua Volcano, Ecuador

Increased actvity occurred at Tungurahua volcano, Ecuador on 26th April 2011. Ash emissions reached a height of 4 km above the crater. An orange alert has been issued for the volcano, and residents have been evacuated from areas close to the volcano. Activity has been increasing at the volcano since 20th April. There has been a widening of the crater and gas emissions are more than a thousand tonnes per day.
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Thursday 21st April 2011
Taal Volcano, Philippines

Taal volcano in the Philippines has been placed on level 2 alert due to an intrusion of Magma towards the surface. The temperature of the main crater lake has increased to 31.5 ded C. There has been a small inflation of the volcano. High levels of carbon dioxide have been released in the main crater and seismic activity is elevated. PHIVOLCS has advised the Main Crater, Daang Kastila Trail and Mt. Tabaro are closed to visitors due to the risk of explosion, and emission of toxic gas.
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