VOLCANO ALERT: Mayon volcano ERUPTION spews ash cloud 2.5km into air - alert level RAISED

VOLCANO ALERT: Mayon volcano ERUPTION spews ash cloud 2.5km into air - alert level RAISED
 

Saturday's eruption unleashed ash, rocks and sulfuric odor, and was followed by rumbling sounds and a faint glow in the crater, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
Phivolcs raised the alert to level 2 in the early hours of Sunday, which means that the current activity is "probably of magmatic origin, which could lead to more phreatic eruptions or eventually to hazardous magmatic eruptions."
A second ash eruption was recorded before noon on Sunday, but Phivolcs said in a subsequent bulletin that it was maintaining alert level 2.
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14 January 2018 in World News, Views: 45
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