volcanic activity - updates

Rappler's latest stories on volcanic activity


Mayon Volcano status raised to Alert Level 2

Jan 14, 2018 - 9:45 AM

The status alert change comes after a steam-driven eruption that caused ash falls in areas of Albay

Mount Kanlaon now on Alert Level 2

Nov 15, 2017 - 1:14 PM

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology raises the alert level after it recorded 279 volcanic earthquakes in the past 24 hours

TREKKERS WELCOME. Mount Kanlaon is again open to trekkers. Photo from Wikimedia Commons

Mt Kanlaon placed on Alert Level 1

Nov 24, 2015 - 1:34 PM

Phivolcs says Mt Kanlaon – the third most active volcano in the Philippines – has entered a period of unrest

ALERT LEVEL 1. Authorities remind local government units to keep the public out of the 4-kilometer permanent danger zone of Mt Kanlaon

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