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Philippines, Taal volcano at risk of eruption: authority, order total evacuation
the MANILA - The small Taal volcano gave the first signs on Saturday and spews a column of ash and smoke that reached a height of 14 kilometers, then riucadere on the ground, a rain of stones. But now the authorities in the philippines have urged the evacuation "total" of almost half a million people near the capital, Manila, because the danger that after the smoke arrive on the fire of a violent eruption is high.

Taal is located about 60 kilometres south of the capital, on the island of Luzon, is one of the most active in the country and is considered among the most dangerous in the world, because of the number of people living in the vicinity. More than 25 million people live within 100 kilometers from the volcano, and may still suffer the effects.

The pictures that are circulating show lava flows that begin to gush from the volcanic vent, this casting "is already dangerous," warn the experts of volcanology. The sky above the crater is still thick and dark, with steam and ash. The Institute of philippine volcanology and seismology (PHIVOLCS) raised the alert level to four, which means that an "explosive eruption" could occur in the next few hours or days. The alarm level is the highest is five. The eruption would lead to a possible tsunami, volcanic in the lake that surrounds the volcano.
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