Philippines Mayon VOLCANO causes public EVACUATION from risk of ‘magmatic explosions’

Philippines Mayon VOLCANO causes public EVACUATION from risk of ‘magmatic explosions’
 

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) raised the warning to level two, meaning the current activity displayed by the Mayon Volcano is "probably of magmatic origin, which could lead to more phreatic eruptions or eventually to hazardous magmatic eruptions."
The institute added: "The public is strongly advised to be vigilant and desist from entering the six kilometre (3.7mile) radius Permanent Danger Zone to minimise risks from sudden explosions, rockfall and landslides.”
A phreatic eruption, also known as a phreatic explosion, occurs when magma heats... read more

 
14 January 2018 in World News, Views: 57
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