Major Eruption of Taal Volcano in Philippines in Progress

January 12th, 2020 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D.

The sudden eruption of Taal volcano south of Manila, Philippines began about 0630 UTC today, and the Himawari-8 satellite infrared imagery suggests that the plume might have penetrated the stratosphere, which is necessary for the volcano to have any measurable effect on global temperatures. The following link will take you to the recent satellite loop.

Here’s a nighttime photo by Domcar Lagto, ABS-CBN News.

35 Responses to “Major Eruption of Taal Volcano in Philippines in Progress”

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  1. Robert says:

    Thanks for the link that takes us to the recent satellite loop.

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  3. word hurdle says:

    Are you certain? The time between eruptions and temperature reductions brought on by aerosols is typically one year.

  4. hryutu says:

    I agree, the heat content of the oceans is more important. retro bowl