6.5-magnitude quake hits Bicol region

LEGAZPI CITY — A 6.5-magnitude earthquake jolted the provinces of Catanduanes, Masbate, Albay, and Sorsogon on Tuesday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. No tsunami warning alert…

Mayon remains under alert level 2 despite phreatic eruptions

LEGAZPI CITY — Mayon Volcano in the province of Albay had two episodes of phreatic eruption at 7:59 a.m. and 8:05 a.m. on Monday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology…

2 solar panels used in monitoring Mt. Mayon stolen

LEGAZPI CITY — Two solar panels of the power supply that provides power to ScanDoas (scanning differential absorption spectroscopy), an equipment of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), was…

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Initial Mayon crop damage, loss reach P1.56M

  MANILA — Mayon Volcano’s eruption has so far affected 112 hectares of agricultural areas, resulting in production loss and damages to high-value crops, amounting PHP1.56 million. Such loss and damages…

Mayon’s ashfall affects 178 villages in Camarines Sur

  NAGA CITY—The ashfall from the erupting Mayon Volcano has affected 178 villages, mostly in the towns in the fifth district of Camarines Sur in the boundary with Albay province.…

Classes resume amid Mayon threat: DepEd

MANILA — The Department of Education (DepEd) said classes continue in Albay amid the challenges brought by the Mayon volcano’s high level of unrest. In a press statement, DepEd said it…

More tourists flock to Legazpi to view Mayon

  LEGAZPI CITY — More local and foreign tourists are arriving in this premier Bicol city as Mayon Volcano continues its phreatic eruptions that started afternoon last Saturday, January 13.…

Families affected by Mayon now at 9K

  MANILA — The number of families affected by the eruption of the Mayon Volcano has now climbed to 9,480 or equivalent to 38,939 persons. This was disclosed by National Disaster…

Albay declared under state of calamity

LEGAZPI CITY — The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Albay held a special session on Tuesday afternoon to pass Resolution No. ‎670-2018 declaring the entire province of Albay under a state of…

Residents evacuated as Mayon continues to spew ash, lava

  LEGAZPI CITY — Residents around Mayon Volcano’s 6-kilometer permanent danger zone and the extended 2 km danger zone in the city’s northern villages have been evacuated to safer grounds as…

Normal power transmission despite Mayon Volcano eruption: NGCP

LEGAZPI CITY — The National Grid Corporation (NGCP) in Southern Luzon reported normal power transmission despite Mayon Volcano’s phreatic eruptions starting Saturday afternoon. In an advisory, the NGCP said the…

Thousands evacuated as Phivolcs raises alert level over Mayon

LEGAZPI CITY — More than 3,000 residents living inside Mt. Mayon’s 6-km radius permanent danger zone (PDZ) started evacuating as early as Saturday evening until Sunday morning as the Philippine Institute…

Albay PDRRMC orders evacuation as Mayon alert now at level 2

LEGAZPI CITY — The Albay Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) ordered the evacuation of residents in areas surrounding the Mayon Volcano in order to avoid danger to lives…

Mayon spews ash; evacuation ordered

  LEGAZPI CITY — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) is closely monitoring the behavior of Mayon Volcano after it spewed ash due to unexpected phreatic eruption during heavy…

THE MAJESTIC MT. MAYON ON A CLOUDLESS DAY