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NDRRMC update - Alert Status and Activity of Bulusan, Mayon and Taal Volcanoes, 23 April 2011, 08:00AM

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  1. SITUATION OVERVIEW

ALERT STATUS

BULUSAN VOLCANO STATUS REMAINS AT ALERT LEVEL 1 AS OF 8:00 AM TODAY, 23 APRIL 2011. THIS MEANS THAT THE SOURCE OF ACTIVITY IS HYDROTHERMAL AND SHALLOW. ENTRY TO THE 4-KILOMETER RADIUS PERMANENT DANGER ZONE (PDZ) IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED, SINCE THE AREA IS AT RISK TO SUDDEN STEAM AND ASH EXPLOSIONS.

MAYON VOLCANO IS STILL AT ALERT LEVEL 1 AS OF 8:00 AM TODAY, 23 APRIL 2011. ALTHOUGH THIS MEANS THAT NO ERUPTION IS IMMINENT, IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT THE PUBLIC SHOULD NOT ENTER THE 6-KILOMETER RADIUS PERMANENT DANGER ZONE (PDZ) DUE TO THE CONTINUING THREAT FROM SUDDEN SMALL EXPLOSIONS AND ROCKFALLS FROM THE UPPER AND MIDDLE SLOPES OF THE VOLCANO.