Nakunan ng mga Turistang Ito ang Simula ng Pagsabog ng Bulkang Taal
They rushed out of the area after seeing smoke coming out of the crater.
There is a long-standing bond between Taal Volcano and the people surrounding the area. With 34 recorded historical eruptions, all of which were concentrated on Volcano Island, Taal is actually the second most active volcano in the Philippines. This isn’t the first time that Taal has erupted and destroyed so much life around it, as the 1911 eruption took a staggering 1,3dn until the volcano started spewing ash and lava. Today, a lot of deaths were prevented, but the damage it has done in and around the area has been severe and massive. But did anyone see the eruption coming?
A group of tourists were hiking down Taal when they noticed smoke coming out of the caldera. They all knew something was wrong, which prompted them to hike back into the nearest town. A few minutes later, the smoke cloud began to grow bigger and some felt the ground shaking as well. As the group flee the island on a boat, several other boats can be seen leaving the island as people panic. The cloud of smoke later turn violent as they can see ash literally spewing out. Taal was about to erupt, and they needed to leave as soon as possible.
Hadn’t they seen the smoke coming out, it would’ve been too late for some of them. Amazingly, everything was caught on cam by one of the tourists, who took off the hiking grounds on horseback. It was both amazing and scary. Who knew Taal would erupt on the very day they visit it? Good thing their guides were ready and fast-thinking, they were able to leave the island unharmed. Watch the video below: