Mask-clad residents ride in a jeepney as they evacuate their homes in Laurel town, Batangas province, on January 15, 2020. Photo: AFP

Taal Volcano: 82,000 displaced in Philippines as danger zones become ‘ghost towns’

  • The erupting volcano has also caused some US$11 million in losses for farmers in surrounding provinces, as tourists stay away
  • Experts say it is difficult to predict how long the volcano could remain at the current heightened level of activity
Topic |   Taal Volcano
Mask-clad residents ride in a jeepney as they evacuate their homes in Laurel town, Batangas province, on January 15, 2020. Photo: AFP
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