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Mt. Kanlaon rumbles, spews sulfur

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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.

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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.

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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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