Monthly Archive: January 2020
Based on the latest laboratory results of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and Local Government Units (LGUs), shellfishes collected at some Coastal waters are still positive for paralytic shellfish poison that is beyond the regulatory limit.
First World Street Sign Problems: While we are struggling with natural disasters, the City of Geneva struggles with gender equality on street signs. Let’s swap!
Taal Volcano Update: Taal Volcano still continues with mixed eruptions. Phreatic (water steam driven) explosions interact with magmatic eruptions (magma/lava driven).
Manila Airport (NAIA) open again. At 12:30 PST the first flight PR318 took off. A few minutes later Pal flight PR685 landed. The opening had been expected. On Flightradar24 one could see several planes circling in holding patterns off runway 06. Two PAL flights from Dubai and Doha headed directly to Manila overflying Clark.
Update by 21:27 (PST) : PAL informs that ALL flights from/to Manila Airport are cancelled or rerouted to Clark (CRK). Flightradar24 shows no activity from/to Manila Airport. PHIVOLCS has raised Taal Alert Level to...
Dramatic Update from Taal Volcano: Just a few minutes ago Jake Afrc released a video from Taal Volcano. Lightnings in Ash Clouds.
Taal Volcano experienced a phreatic eruption around 1 PM on Sunday January 12th, 2020. This phreatic explosion generated a plume approximately 100 meters high. Depending of the witness’ position the steam/ash cloud looks dramatic....
Philippines Crazy Year 2019 – Only 3 typhoons, over 12,000 earthquakes and much too dry weather in the south. A short look back on last year.