Mayon eruptions - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Mayon eruptions


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

Mayon's abnormal activity wanes, lowering of alert level mulled

Feb 03, 2018 - 6:04 PM

Philvocs however warns that in 1984, Mayon also slowed down a week before it had a major eruption

Philippine Air Force airman carries a child as soldiers assist the decampment of Mayon evacuees outside the 8-km extended danger zone. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Mayon evacuees to receive up to P2,900 for work in February

Feb 02, 2018 - 6:28 PM

Beneficiaries will be paid P290 per day for 10 days of work, depending on the need of the evacuation centers where they are staying

EVACUEES. There are about 2,113 families or 72,441 persons taking temporary shelters after Mount Mayon raised alert levels. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Phivolcs warns of lahar flow from Mayon after rainfall

Jan 27, 2018 - 5:50 PM

The areas of Guinobatan, Ligao, Camalig, Daraga, Legazpi, Malilipot and Tabaco are at the most risk in the event of a lahar flow

Phivolcs official in Bicol warns disaster officials and residents of southeast quadrant of Mayon volcano to be on guard as lahar deluge might takes place in case of heavy rain due to bad weather disturbance. Typhoon Pablo is threatens to hit in Bicol on December 4 to 5 in southern portion of the region.(RHAYDZ B. BARCIA)

Mayon eruption destroys P94M worth of agricultural crops

Jan 25, 2018 - 8:44 PM

More than 5,000 farmers are now without income, says Albay's provincial agricultural officer

DAMAGED CROPS. Volcanic materials cascade down to rice paddies in this file photo from January 22, 2018. Photo by Rhaydz B. 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

LOOK: Mayon ash reaches CamSur, face masks distributed

Jan 23, 2018 - 6:36 AM

Face masks are distributed by the local government to avoid respiratory problems

ASHFALL. Students from Camarines Sur goes back home with face covered on Monday afternoon, January 22, as heavy Mayon ashfall covers the area. Photo grabbed from Facebook/Migz Villafuerte

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

DSWD plans for immediate recovery in case of Mayon eruption

Jan 21, 2018 - 9:43 AM

According to DSWD, at least 10,405 families or 40,565 individuals in 39 barangays and 7 municipalities in Albay are affected by Mayon's impending eruption

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

Some Mayon evacuees allowed to go home

Nov 03, 2014 - 8:18 PM

Only those living in the 7 to 8 kilometer extended dangerzone can go home Those from the 6 kilometer permanent dangerzone will stay in the evacuation centers

DSWD admits some rotten relief goods given to Mayon evacuees

Oct 15, 2014 - 7:39 PM

Initial findings by Albay officials show that the canned goods may have been damaged in transit

A mother and Mayon

Oct 13, 2014 - 6:11 PM

In 2006 a mother lost her children to flood driven lahar from Mayon Today she slowly builds her life back at the foot of the volcano

Mayon evacuees need water drums, water lorry

Oct 09, 2014 - 10:08 AM

Local government officials say water containers would help alleviate the water security problems in the evacuation centers

Water issues, lack of toilets plague Mayon evacuation centers

Oct 07, 2014 - 3:34 PM

Waiting for Mayon Volcano to erupt is becoming tougher on evacuees who have limited access to water and toilets

110,000 to be evacuated in Albay in case of flood-driven lahar

Oct 06, 2014 - 6:15 PM

Albay will evacuate communities once rainfall surpasses 60 millimeters per hour a possible scenario during the stormy months of October and November

Can the October 8 full moon trigger Mayon's eruption?

Oct 04, 2014 - 12:54 PM

At least 3 Mayon eruptions happened during a full moon The October 8 full moon will be accompanied by a blood red total lunar eclipse Should we worry?

Living in lahar country

Oct 04, 2014 - 8:30 AM

Farmers who plant at the foot of Mayon continue to return to their fields even if these are within a declared danger zone Some say they have no choice

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Oct 03, 2014 - 7:55 PM

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Palace assures more support for Albay amid Mayon crisis

Sep 27, 2014 - 6:05 PM

We’re always ready to help when it comes to natural disasters We will provide what we can assures a Palace official

Mayon volcano spews a small amount of white smoke as seen from Legaspi City, Albay province, southeast of Manila on September 16, 2014. Charism Sayat/AFP

Free hotel rooms: Albay couples get privacy amid disaster

Sep 24, 2014 - 7:24 PM

In the cities and towns around Mayon volcano officials are also providing psycho social care to evacuees by bringing in various forms of entertainment

LIFE GOES ON. The women and children stay in evacuation centers while the men return to their homes during the day to guard against looters. Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler