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Mt. Kanlaon rumbles, spews sulfur

The Philippine Volcanology and Seismology has declared an Alert Level 1 or low level unrest on Mt. Kanlaon as it observes rumblings within the volcano for the past 24 hours.

Phivolcs said that under this alert level, entry into four-kilometer radius Permanent Danger Zone (PDZ) is not allowed, and neither is flying any aircraft close to the volcano.

Possible hazards that can occur include sudden steam-driven or phreatic eruptions.

Other observations within 24 hours include 16 volcanic earthquakes, 15 tons of sulfur dioxide flux, and some ground deformation specifically the volcano edifice has slightly inflated.

Hannah A. Papasin
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Writer. Critic. Professor. She started writing since primary school and now has two published textbooks on communication. A film buff, she's a Communication, Media Literacy and Journalism Professor of the University of St. La Salle-Bacolod, and has a Master's Degree in English.
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