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After months of quiet, Mayon volcano erupts again

Jul 01, 2018 - 11:30 PM

'There's no time to relax. Even if the volcano looks calm from the distance, from our instrument, the volcano is still in abnormal condition,' says Phivolcs resident volcanologist Ed Laguerta

MOUNT MAYON. This photo taken in January 2018 shows the popular Mayon volcano. File photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

Phivolcs warns Mayon still dangerous, far from peak explosion

Feb 05, 2018 - 9:50 PM

New magma is pushing to the crater, says Phivolcs' resident volcanologist in Bicol, as nearly 20,000 families remain in evacuation camps

BFP trainees from Regions 4A, 5 & 8 walk like duck as part of the Fire Basic Rescue Course (FBRC) in Ligao City, Albay. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Phivolcs investigating change in eruption appearance on Mayon

Jan 30, 2018 - 11:23 PM

Phivolcs director Renato Solidum also calls Mayon volcano 'the most interesting volcano that we have'

MAYON VOLCANO. A view of Mayon Volcano spewing plumes of smoke and ash. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia

Bulusan Volcano put on alert level 1

May 07, 2015 - 8:38 AM

Phivolcs says future eruptions are likely given the past behavior of the volcano

SPEWING ASH. Bulusan Volcano spews ash and steam on the morning of May 7, 2015, the day after its second eruption in a week. Photo by PDRRMO Sorsogon

Mount Bulusan in Sorsogon erupts again

May 07, 2015 - 1:06 AM

UPDATED This is the second time in a week that the Sorsogon volcano one of the most active in the Philippines acts up

ERUPTION. Mount Bulusan in Sorsogon, one of the most active volcanoes in the Philippines, spews steam and ash reaching 200 meters high on May 1, 2015. File photo by EPA

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May 01, 2015 - 8:17 PM

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Mount Bulusan in Sorsogon explodes

May 01, 2015 - 5:31 PM

One of the country s most active volcanoes spews steam and ash reaching 200 meters high Phivolcs in Bicol is monitoring if volcanic activity will escalate

UNDER OBSERVATION. Mount Bulusan in Sorsogon, one of the most active volcanoes in the Philippines, spews steam and ash reaching 200 meters high on May 1, 2015. Photo by EPA

Mayon crater glow indicates increasing activity – Phivolcs

Oct 15, 2014 - 4:11 PM

If crater glow is observed more frequently along with stronger volcanic earthquakes and tremors Phivolcs may hoist Alert Level 4 over the volcano

Ed Laguerta: 21 years on Mayon watch

Oct 09, 2014 - 12:08 PM

Phivolcs volcanologist Ed Laguerta has been observing Mayon Volcano since 1993 What s it like waiting for an eruption?

The man who watches Mayon

Oct 05, 2014 - 10:27 AM

Phivolcs volcanologist Ed Laguerta has been observing Mayon Volcano since 1993 and has witnessed 6 of its 49 recorded eruptions What s it like waiting for eruption after eruption?

Mayon 'relaxing before full-blown eruption'

Sep 22, 2014 - 8:47 PM

A senior volcanologist says authorities and residents should not relax despite a lull in the visible activity of Mayon the past few days Albay Governor Salceda warns If you don’t evacuate you’re dead

NO MAN's LAND. A 6-kilometer permanent danger zone has been established around Mayon Volcano. Aerial shot by Rhaydz B. Barcia.