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2 ash eruptions from Mayon volcano seen November 26

Nov 26, 2018 - 12:30 PM

The volcano in Albay remains under Alert Level 2, which means 'a moderate level of unrest'

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

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

Malacañang turns over P75 million for Mayon evacuees

Jan 29, 2018 - 5:48 PM

(2ND UPDATE) President Rodrigo Duterte assigns Political Adviser Francis Tolentino, who was born in Albay, to coordinate efforts for Mayon evacuees

AID. Albay Governor Al Francis Bichara receives P50 million from Malacañang through  PMS chief in Bicol Amber Mirandilla on January 31 2018. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

DBM releases P28.26-M quick response fund for Albay

Jan 24, 2018 - 7:06 PM

(UPDATED) The internal revenue allotment of all local government units is already released, allowing the province of Albay to tap into their quick response fund

UNREST. Mayon Volcano erupts with ash and lava on January 24, 2018. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Solidum: Mayon eruption may not be over

Jan 22, 2018 - 10:36 PM

Here is a list of reminders for the public during and after a volcanic eruption

Photo by Marga Deona/Rappler

VIRAL: Lens-shaped clouds over Kanlaon Volcano amaze netizens

Nov 01, 2016 - 4:16 PM

Netizens comment on the beauty of the lenticular clouds or lens shaped clouds that developed over the active volcano

An IP camera view of Kanlaon Volcano on November 1, 2016. Photo courtesy of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.

Phivolcs warns of 'big' Mayon eruption in coming days

Sep 08, 2016 - 5:18 PM

Phivolcs cites abnormal activity such as drying wells more earthquakes and increased sulfur dioxide emission of the volcano

Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Mt Bulusan spews ash anew

Jun 19, 2016 - 5:45 PM

A steam driven explosion sends a 300 meter column of ash into the air

What to do during a volcano eruption?

Jun 19, 2016 - 12:13 PM

How should the public prepare before respond during and recover after volcanic eruptions?

Mount Kanlaon erupts anew

Mar 29, 2016 - 7:22 PM

UPDATED It has been barely 3 months since Mount Kanlaon in the province of Negros Oriental last erupted

ACTIVE. Mount Kanlaon in Negros Oriental erupts on March 29, 2016, barely 3 months since its last eruption. Photo courtesy of Jean Amoguis

When mountaineers climb active volcanoes

May 16, 2015 - 1:00 PM

The beauty of active volcanoes seduce mountaineers into attempting hazardous feats

Bulusan watch: Managing the unpredictable

May 14, 2015 - 11:37 AM

To establish Permanent Danger Zones is the government s job but to follow them is the public s

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

Volcanoes aim for glory in Asian Rugby Championship Div 1

May 05, 2015 - 1:40 PM

The Philippines will play host to the Division 1 of the Asian Rugby Championship in the Philippine Sports Stadium in Bocaue Bulacan

Holgate (with ball) training with the Volcanoes in 2013. Jake Letts is behind him. File photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

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 surveillance heightened, Alert Level 2 still up

Aug 18, 2014 - 10:04 AM

All persons must avoid entering the volcano s 6 kilometer radius permanent danger zone due to the possibility of sudden explosions landslides and rockfalls

Mayon volcano file photo from Eleazar Cuela