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Heartbreaking Photos of Family Evacuating Amid Taal Volcano Eruption

TAAL VOLCANO – Netizens react to the heartbreaking photos of a family evacuating amid Taal volcano eruption.

On Sunday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported that the Taal volcano has erupted and released ashfall to nearby towns. It is the second most active volcano in the Philippines.

Due to the presence of heavy ashfall, the flights at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) were canceled. The National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) has ordered the 6K residents to leave their houses.

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Photo Source: ABS-CBN News

Agoncillo town was covered with ashfall and has turned into a “desert.” Lots of netizens were left brokenhearted after seeing the phots of the town near Taal volcano’s crater lake.

In a previous article, photos of a building rooftop in Mandaluyong went viral on social media. It can be seen on the photos that the roof deck was also covered with thick layers of gray ashfall.

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Photo Source: CNN

Recently, a Facebook user named Ian Samonte shared a few photos of a family from Talisay, Batangas taking temporary shelter in evacuation centers in Tanauan Lipa. All of them were covered with ashfall.

Based on his caption, the family went into a panic after they hear the explosion around 12 pm. He said there are still lots of families or individuals who are waiting for a service vehicle to transport them to evacuation sites. He penned the emergency hotline in Talisay.

  • Talisay PNP – (043) 773-0241
  • Talisay Fire Station – (043) 728-0225
  • Talisay BFP – (043) 728-2225
  • Talisay BATELEC – (043) 773-0216
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Photo Source: @Ian Samonte FB
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Photo Source: @Ian Samonte FB
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Photo Source: @Ian Samonte FB
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Photo Source: @Ian Samonte FB
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Photo Source: @Ian Samonte FB

Netizens couldn’t help but react to the photos of the family affected by the Taal volcano eruption. Here are some of their comments on the post:

@Andrea Samonte – Vasquez: “God please, help your people”

@Michelle Awa Gercio: “Ganyan din mga nakita ko kanina sa daan may naka motor pa nga”

@Ayen Cruz: “Oh God kawawa sila.. Ingat kayo dyan”

@Winnie Grace Cesario Lu: “Grabe nga kawawa mga taong naapektuhan”

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