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Phivolcs notes bulges near Bulusan

Breaking Volcanic Alert

Residents of Irosin town in Sorsogon province in Bicol are starting to feel the "wrath" of Bulusan volcano as some of them reported smelling sulfur from it.This developed as the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) noted bulges in the grounds at the volcano's south sector, indicating magma flow underneath.Radio dzBB reported Friday morning that residents in Irosin town have started complaining of "sulfur smell" that they said likely came from the volcano.On the other hand, Solidum noted 62 volcanic quakes and an increase in sulfur dioxide levels in Bulusan in the last 24 hours.

COLUMBIA - On April 26th, facing the risk of possible new eruptions from the Nevado del Huila volcano, the Nasa indigenous authorities in Tierradentro resolved that 2,307 families in the Tierradentro reservations should leave their sacred territories to safe identified locations. On May 3, the indigenous authorities reported that to date, 1,792 families had been relocated. There is information that indicates that to date, 100 people from the Caloto and Tóez reservations have not left from their shelters. In addition, there are reports that another 30 inhabitants of the reservations are returning daily to care for their belongings. The instability of the system continues, and it's possible that new eruptions will occur.
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