Mountain Taal has been erupting and causing earthquakes. It doesn't look good for the people that live close to the mountain. Ash is falling from the sky which is making it very hard for people to drive.Its causing a really big mess. Most of the people won't ́t leave because they have farms to attend to. Many people depend on the rivers and water that is close to the mountain. 459,000 people live in the danger zone.
A woman and her six children got trapped in the house by the falling ash from the volcano.Some parents don't sleep so they can make sure nothing will fall on their children. They are currently at a level 5 which means a hazardous eruption is underway. In 1754 Taal ́s eruption lasted 6 months. The military has sent 20 vehicles and 120 personnel. In many cities the power lies are down, there is no more fresh water to use and the cities have been ghosted.
8,000 people have already been evacuated. Taal is the Philippine´s second most active volcano.There has been 75 earthquakes so far. 32 of the earthquakes are ranking 2 and higher. Many residents are wearing masks because of the ash. Taal is also a complex volcano because it doesn't have a vent or cone. The people are scared but aren't going anywhere unless they are forced to.
Story by Aniya Griffin