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Philippines’ Mayon Volcano Erupts Again; Authorities Raise Alert Level

The Philippines’ most active volcano ejected a huge column of lava fragments, ash and smoke in a thunderous explosion Monday, sending thousands of villagers back to evacuation centers and prompting a warning that a violent eruption may be imminent. The midday explosion sent superheated lava, molten rocks and steam between 3.5 to 5 kilometers (2 to 3 miles) into the … Continue reading

Philippine Volcanologists Warn of ‘Big’ Mayon Eruption in Coming Days

Mayon volcano, the Philippines: Volcanologists say magma beneath the so-called ‘perfect cone’ is building up. Phivolcs cites ‘abnormal activity’ such as drying wells, more earthquakes, and increased sulfur dioxide emission of the volcano The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has warned of a possible “big” Mayon volcano eruption in the coming days. “Phreatic explosion may happen anytime but … Continue reading