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Philippines Mountain Erupts, Twice

Mount Bulusan, also known as Bulusan Volcano, is located on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. in the province of Sorsogon in the Bicol Region, approximately 390 kilometres (240 mi) southeast of the Philippine capital of Manila.
On June 5 the first eruption was recorded with ash fall surrounding nearby towns. This latest eruption is more severe and ash has spread much wider this time. Houses roads and trees have been covered in a thick layer of the acrid substance resulting from the eruption which took place this morning at 3 am.

Visibility in surrounding towns has been reduced considerably and fire crews are working to clear roads of the ash while domestic air flights to local airports have been cancelled.
An alert level 1 has been announced for the area which has a long history of unstable seismic activity due to the island’s location between two tectonic plates. So far there have been no reports of death or injury.

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