Residents near an active volcano in the Philippines has Wednesday been given 24 hours to leave their homes, which is located in a højrisikozone.

Authorities warn that residents who ignore the invitation to allow themselves to evacuate, should not expect to get help if they become trapped in a dangerous eruption.

More than 235 000 people have already fled from the Taal volcano in the province of Batangas button 70 kilometers south of the capital Manila. It has happened since 12. January, when the volcano began to spy ash, steam and lava.

Some of the displaced residents returning, however, from time to time to check on their houses and rescue the animals.

Here you see the individual inhabitants at their houses, that is covered in mud and dust. The authorities are tired of people getting by with the to return. Photo: Ted Aljibe/AFP/Ritzau Scanpix

The regional police commissioner Vicente Danao is annoyed that more residents will return, and that some refuse to allow themselves to evacuate.

– For the stubborn residents who sneaks back to their home, I would say, that it will no longer be their responsibility, if you are In the danger zone, when the eruption happens, says Vicente Danao to the local radio station DZMM.

– By Thursday morning we will force everyone to leave the site – even if we have to pull them out.

– If you insist on being, they would rather tie themselves firmly to a lamppost, he adds.

the Incredible scenes unfolded earlier in the month, as loans struck down during the volcano’s eruption. Photo: Cheslie Andal/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology has maintained the alert level for the volcano Taal on level four. It is the second-highest level.

Taal is the second most active volcano in the Philippines. It has erupted more than 30 times in the course of the last 500 years.

In 1965, killed one of the Taals eruptions around 200 people. Therefore the authorities, which also remembers a second outbreak in the country in 1991, which killed more than 800 people life, no chances.

the FACTS: Taal – a small and very hot-headed volcano

The last residents near the volcano Taal in the Philippines has been given until Thursday morning to allow themselves to evacuate. Otherwise, the authorities could not guarantee their safety.

Read more about Taal:

* the Volcano Taal is despite its small size, it is the second most active in the Philippines. It has erupted more than 30 times in the course of the last 500 years. At the latest in 1977.

* In 1754, lasted a bout a half years, from may to december.

* The most deadly eruption took place in 1911 and killed almost 1500 people.

* In a second outbreak in 1965 lost 190 people lost their lives.

* Taal has shown signs of activity since the beginning of 2019.

* the Volcano is in a lake in Batangas province on the island of Luzon, the largest island in the Philippines. It is located almost 70 kilometres to the south of the country’s capital, Manila.

* the Philippines is hit regularly by earthquakes. The country is located on the 40000 kilometers long so-called ildring.

* Ildringen is the term for the belt of volcanoes that are located along the asian and american stillehavskyster, where well 90 percent of all the world’s earthquakes are triggered.

Sources: Reuters, CNN, dpa.