Mt. Bulusan’s ashfalls threaten crops, people’s health in 3 Sorsogon towns

Four times during the past week, Mount Bulusan in Sorsogon belched out gray ash plumes in a series of minor phreatic (steam-driven) eruptions that sent ashfalls over villages in the
towns of Bulusan, Casiguran and Irosin, threatening crops and endangering the health of some residents. Antonio Bañares, 64, a resident of Barangay (village) Central in Bulusan town near the slope of the volcano said he had thought the ash falling from the sky last week was just drizzle.

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