January 24, 2018, 1:30 am
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Alert level 4 raised at Mayon Volcano: Hazardous eruption is imminent

AUTHORITIES yesterday raised the alert at Mayon Volcano in Albay to Level 4 after a loud explosion in the wake of increased activity made a hazardous eruption likelier.
 

Mayon lava flow now 3 km from summit

RED hot lava continued to cascade down the slopes of the restive Mayon Volcano in Albay province in the past 24-hour monitoring period, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

Mayon evacuees now number 34,000

THE number of residents evacuated in Albay rose to at least 34,000 yesterday as more lava collapse events were monitored at the restive Mayon Volcano in the past 24-hour monitoring period.

State of calamity declared in Albay

THE Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) yesterday said the volcanic activity of Mayon Volcano in Albay province further escalated in the past 24 hours, with glowing red lava fountains rising above its crater and hot lava flowing down along two gullies.

Mayon eruption feared within days or weeks, say Phivolcs

THE Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) yesterday warned of a possible hazardous eruption of Mayon Volcano in Albay “within weeks or even within days,” as magma continued to pile up at the summit of the country’s most active volcano.
 

Mayon spews ash; alert Level 2 raised

THE Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) yesterday raised to Level 2 the alert at Mayon Volcano in Albay after it spewed ash during a phreatic eruption on Saturday afternoon.

3.5M join ‘orderly’ Traslacion

AN ESTIMATED 3.5 million devotees of the Black Nazarene, many of them barefooted, yesterday joined the annual procession of the religious image which Quiapo church officials dubbed as the most orderly so far.  

Palace condoles with Macasaet family

MALACANANG yesterday sent its condolences to the family of Malaya-Business Insight publisher Amado “Jake” Macasaet, who passed away last January 7.

All clear for Traslacion

THE Manila Police District (MPD) yesterday said it’s a go for the grand procession of the Black Nazarene on January 9 since there is no credible threat to the Traslacion as of now.

Duterte visits wake of cop, offers P500K for drug info

PRESIDENT Duterte visited yesterday the wake of a policeman killed in an anti-drug operation in Pasig City last Monday and offered P500,000 for information on those involved in illegal drug activities in the area.

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