Residents living near the erupting Taal Volcano are evacuated in Agoncillo, Batangas, Philippines, January 13, 2020. Nearly 40,000 people have been evacuated from near a Philippine volcano that could erupt violently at any moment, authorities said on Tuesday, but thousands more are refusing to leave or have already drifted back. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Residents living near the erupting Taal Volcano evacuate Agoncillo, Batangas, Philippines, January 13, 2020. A cloud of ash and fountains of lava gushed for a third day from the crater of Taal, which lies in the middle of a lake about 70 km (45 miles) south of the centre of the Philippines capital Manila. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

A family living near the errupting Taal Volcano evacuates in Lemery, Batangas City, Philippines, January 13, 2020. Everyone living within 14 km (9 miles) of the volcano has been ordered to leave: potentially as many as 300,000 people, though disaster agency spokesman Mark Timbal said he believed the actual number who had been there was much lower. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Residents living near the erupting Taal Volcano evacuate from Lemery, Batangas, Philippines, January 13, 2020. Officially, 38,200 have now been evacuated, the agency said. Local officials complained that many others were complicating the evacuation effort by staying put. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Residents living near the errupting Taal Volcano evacuate in Agoncillo, Batangas City, Philippines, January 13, 2020. Although Taal is one of the world's smallest active volcanoes, it has a deadly history: an eruption in 1911 killed more than 1,300 people. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Residents living near the errupting Taal Volcano evacuate in Lemery, Batangas City, Philippines, January 13, 2020. Several new fissures have opened, emitting plumes of steam, while dozens of tremors were felt as far as in Tagaytay city, a popular tourist destination 32 km (20 miles) away. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez