Typhoon Goni hit Catanduanes Island before dawn with sustained winds of 225 kilometres per hour. It came a week after Typhoon Molave battered the same region, killing 22 people.
People have been ordered to leave a seven-kilometre danger zone around the crater following a "quiet explosion" as experts warn it may escalate into bigger eruption within days.
Authorities began a preemptive evacuation on Friday.
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