Showing posts with label Mayon Volcano. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Mayon Volcano. Show all posts

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Deadly mudflows threaten residents near erupting Philippine volcano

Deadly mudflows threaten residents near erupting Philippine volcano
Millions of tonnes of ash and rocks from an erupting Philippine volcano could bury nearby communities due to heavy rain, authorities said Saturday (Jan 27), as tens of thousands flee over fears of a deadly explosion.

Friday, January 26, 2018

Philippines prepares for three-month-long volcano emergency

Mount Mayon in central Albay province
The Philippines is bracing for a possible three-month-long emergency in areas around an erupting volcano, which has already displaced more than 81,000 and caused overcrowding at temporary shelters, the country's disaster agency said on Friday.

Friday, September 09, 2016

Mayon volcano (Philippines): volcanic unrest, alert level raised

There are signs that the volcano could be heading towards a new eruption in the medium term future (weeks to months). PHILVOLCS issued a warning and raised the alert level from Level 0 (normal) to Alert Level 1 (abnormal).

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Over 12,000 evacuated ahead of Philippines volcano eruption

MANILA - The Philippines has evacuated more than 12,000 people from around the foot of its most active volcano as the crater glows red and authorities warn of a possible eruption.
Mount Mayon, known for its near-perfect cone shape in the coconut-growing central Bicol region, has recorded a series of recent quakes and rockfalls, indicating a possible eruption within weeks.
"We are now raising the alert status of Mayon Volcano from alert level 2 to 3," Renato Solidum, head of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), said on Tuesday.

EL News