(In Pictures) Philippines Mt. Bulusan Vomiting Ashes, Hundreds Flee
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(In Pictures) Philippines Mt. Bulusan Vomiting Ashes, Hundreds Flee

Sorsogon : Philippines | Feb 21, 2011 at 7:55 AM PST
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(Check It Out! Photos!) Sorsogon, Philippines- 9:15 a.m., Monday, February 21, 2011, Hundreds of people forced to flee to safety, as the one of the most active volcanoes in Southeast Asia, Mt. Bulusan ejecting ashes more than a mile into the air. It is Mount Bulusan's 13th ash explosion since November last year. But according to The Philippine Institute of Vulcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), there is no sign that the active volcano is poised to erupt. The Philippine Army sent trucks to move at least 2,000 people to a safer area and they were patrolling a danger zone area around Mount Bulusan's crater. Officials advises that all aircraft must have to avoid the vicinity and warns the people near the volcano that the ash emission could trigger respiratory illnesses. See pics!!!

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A massive plume of ash spirals into the sky from the Mount Bulusan volcano
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  • A massive plume of ash spirals into the sky from the Mount Bulusan volcano

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  • One family escapes the volcano on a motorbike

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  • Philippines volcano Mount Bulusan erupted on Monday morning at 9:15 a.m. local time

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  • Philippines volcano Mount Bulusan erupted on Monday morning at 9:15 a.m. local time

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  • A massive plume of ash spirals into the sky from the Mount Bulusan volcano

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  • Over a thousand villagers in Sorsogon province were forced into emergency shelters by the new eruption

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