Agoncillo Batangas - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Agoncillo Batangas


Despite reopening of town, Agoncillo residents remain in evacuation centers

Jan 27, 2020 - 7:20 PM

Agoncillo Mayor Daniel Reyes says ashfall from Taal Volcano damaged many houses in his town, so residents are unable to return even if they're already allowed to

Large fissures cause major damages to roads, houses, and establishments in Barangay San Teodoro in Agoncillo, Batangas on January 14, 2020. Photo by Alecs Ongcal in Agoncillo, Batangas on January 15, 2020. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: 'We will rise'

Jan 16, 2020 - 1:38 PM

In Agoncillo, Batangas, large fissures caused by the Taal Volcano eruption ruin houses and establishments

BADLY DAMAGED. A large fissure broke through Renato Agoho's house in Barangay Pamiga, Agoncillo, Batangas. All photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

5 Batangas towns now under total lockdown due to Taal eruption

Jan 15, 2020 - 8:12 PM

Authorities impose the lockdown to keep people away from danger, says Batangas police provincial director Edwin Quilates

LOCKDOWN. Members of the Armed Forces aid in evacuating residents of Laurel, Batangas on January 13, 2020 as Taal Volcano continues to spew ash and steam. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

WATCH: Volunteers rescue pets left behind by Taal Volcano evacuees

Jan 15, 2020 - 1:06 PM

Volunteers brave the danger zones around the brooding volcano to save pets and other animals

PET RESCUE. Volunteers rescue pets and other animals in Agoncillo, Batangas, left behind by their owners who evacuated as Taal Volcano erupted. Photo by JC Gotinga/Rappler