Philippines has banned tourists near the region of Taal Volcano due to fear of eruption. After scientists warning on Saturday of possible Taal Volcano eruption, tourists from the nearby region have been evacuated.
The latest threat came after the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology raised the alert level for Taal Volcano to second level. This came after more than 21 earthquakes and sharp rise in the carbon dioxide emissions.
Taal Volcano is a popular tourist destination in Philippines. Although due to the possible threat of high level of toxic gases that could be fatal, tourists are banned from the region. Philippines Tourism has also advised tourists to avoid traveling to Taal Volcano.
Scientists also warned of more carbon dioxide emission. On Sunday earthquake in Taal Volcano slowed down however Scientists are in no mood to reduce the alert level for the Taal Volcano. Scientists still want to wait for another few days before making any decision regarding the alert level for the Taal Volcano.
Meanwhile tourists are urged not to travel Taal Volcano as Level 2 alert means increasing unrest that could potentially lead to eruption. These is a threat of sudden toxic gas accumulation that could be very dangerous.
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