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Grassfire hits Taal Volcano's southwest tip, says PHIVOLCS
Grassfire hits Taal Volcano's southwest tip, says PHIVOLCS
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Grassfire hits Taal Volcano's southwest tip, says PHIVOLCS
by Mary Antalan03 May 2024
Photo courtesy: PHIVOLCS

A grassfire was seen at the southwest tip of Taal Volcano Island on Thursday evening, May 2, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported.

Based on the PHIVOLCS monitoring, the grassfire occurred where DOST-PHIVOLCS' Binintiang Munti Observation Station (VTBM) is situated, which started at 6:40 p.m..

The state seismologist said the grass frequently occurs in the area.

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"VTBM was also affected last year," PHIVOLCS said.

On March 4, a grassfire was also reported in the VTBM, but no damages were reported.

Meanwhile, Taal Volcano remains under alert level 1 based on Phivolcs’s latest advisory.

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