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Rains trigger lahar flow from Mayon

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines — Lahar from Mayon Volcano flowed in the Anoling river channel in Daraga, Albay due to rains spawned by Tropical Storm Basyang, an.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarFeb 15th, 2018

Phivolcs warns of lahar flow from Mayon after rainfall

ALBAY, Philippines – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) warned on Saturday, January 27, that the heavy rainfall over Albay might trigger lahar flow from Mayon Volcano. Phivolcs chief resident volcanologist Ed Laguerta said that the river channels connected to Mayon ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 27th, 2018

Phivolcs warns of deadly lahar flow near Mayon

MANILA, Philippines — Heavy rains brought by the tail-end of a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 27th, 2018

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Volcanologists and disaster management officials are strictly monitoring the weather system here for fear that heavy rains may trigger destructive lahar on communities living at the foot of Mayon Volcano. #BeFullyInformed news.mb.com.ph Source link: news.mb.com.ph.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 20th, 2018

Mayon lahar alert up

People living on the slopes of Mayon Volcano and nearby river channels have been alerted against lahar flow now that the rainy season has started......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 10th, 2018

Responding to disasters and emergencies

THE continuing unrest of Mayon Volcano has to date affected nearly 22,000 families, accounting for over 83,600 persons from 61 barangays in nine municipalities and cities of Albay province. Although the feared hazardous eruption has thankfully yet to occur, weeks of lava and lahar flow and ash fall have resulted in almost P165 billion in […] The post Responding to disasters and emergencies appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2018

Mayon Threat Spreads, Risking 105,000 People

Forty-nine villages or barangays with about 105,000 people around Mayon Volcano’s permanent and extended danger zones are facing risks from the continuing unrest of the scenic but restive volcano. Lava flow, ashfall, pyroclastic flow, and lahar are among such hazards, noted Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) science research assistant Lauren Bañes. “Those hazards […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 30th, 2018

Heavy rains trigger rush of muddy water in Mayon - Philippine Star

Heavy rains trigger rush of muddy water in Mayon - Philippine Star.....»»

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Heavy rains trigger rush of muddy water in Mayon

MANILA, Philippines — Heavy rainfall brought by the tail-end of a cold front lashing the area near Mayon Volcano in Albay generated mudflows......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 28th, 2018

Phivolcs tracks Mayon amid fear of lava flows; alert levels also remain over Kanlaon, Bulusan volcanoes

Government scientists tracked overnight Mayon Volcano's activity amid fears that day-long rains on Saturday could trigger lava flows, even as they continued to monitor two other active volcanoes: Kanlaon in Negros and Bulusan in Sorsogon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 28th, 2018

Phivolcs warns of deadly lahar flow near Mayon - Philippine Star

Phivolcs warns of deadly lahar flow near Mayon - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJan 27th, 2018

Phivolcs warns of possible lahar flows as heavy rains drench Albay

(UPDATE 2 - 12:33 a.m.) The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology warned of potential lahar and sediment-laden flows in river channels draining the slopes of Mayon Volcano as heavy rains drenched Albay Saturday, January 27......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 27th, 2018

WATCH | Mayon evacuees close to 90,000 – NDRRMC; rains bring lahar risk

Restive Mayon Volcano continued to emit lava fountains and ash plumes overnight as the number of families affected had risen to 22,827, or 88,886 persons, from 56 barangays in Bacacay, Camalig, Guinobatan, Ligao City, Daraga, Tabaco City, Malilipot, Santo Domingo and Legazpi City as of Friday, January 26......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 26th, 2018

Phivolcs warns vs lahar flow around Bulusan, Mayon

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines – Residents and trekkers have been warned against entering the permanent danger zones on Bulusan and Mayon volcanoes due to possibl.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 18th, 2017

4 dead as Hurricane ‘Florence’ drenches the Carolinas

  WILMINGTON, North Carolina --- Blowing ashore with howling 155 kph winds, Hurricane Florence splintered buildings, trapped hundreds of people and swamped entire communities along the Carolina coast Friday in what could be just the opening act in a watery, two-part, slow-motion disaster. At least four people were killed.   Forecasters warned that drenching rains of 30 centimeters to 1 meter as the storm crawls westward across North and South Carolina could trigger epic flooding well inland over the next few days.   As 645-kilometer-wide Florence pounded away at the coast with torrential downpours and surging seas, rescue crews used boats to reach more t...Keep on reading: 4 dead as Hurricane ‘Florence’ drenches the Carolinas.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 15th, 2018

‘Habagat’ to be enhanced by LPA, rain over eastern Visayas and Mindanao – Pagasa

      The state weather bureau on Thursday said it is tracking a low pressure area and a typhoon seen to trigger rains and enhance the southwest monsoon or "habagat."   The LPA, spotted 1,000 kilometers east of Guiuan, Eastern Samar, is unlikely to intensify into a tropical depression but it will bring rains over the eastern parts of Visayas and Mindanao, weather forecaster Gener Quitlong said.   Typhoon Jebi, located 3,030 kilometers east of northern Luzon remains outside of the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR). It was packing maximum sustained winds of 140 kilometers per hour and gusts of up to 170 k...Keep on reading: ‘Habagat’ to be enhanced by LPA, rain over eastern Visayas and Mindanao – Pagasa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 30th, 2018

DPWH: Kennon Road, 10 other Luzon roads remain closed due to repairs

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on Friday, Aug. 17, has issued an advisory on the extended closure of Luzon roads due to repairs. “Eleven road sections in Luzon are still impassable to vehicles due to debris flow, collapsed road, damaged slope protection, soil collapse, and flooding brought by monsoon rains,” the DPWH […] The post DPWH: Kennon Road, 10 other Luzon roads remain closed due to repairs appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018

LPA exits PH but 2 other storms to trigger monsoon rains—Pagasa

THE low pressure area (LPA) off Batanes exited Philippine territory but two other nearby tropical storms would continue to trigger monsoon rains, the state-run weather bureau said on Wednesday. “Although it has chances of intensifying into a storm, the center of the LPA has already exited the borderline of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR),” weather [...] The post LPA exits PH but 2 other storms to trigger monsoon rains—Pagasa appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 15th, 2018

‘Florita’ maintains strength, to trigger weekend monsoon rains — Pagasa

TROPICAL storm “Florita” (international name: Prapiroon) will trigger monsoon rains over the weekend as it maintained its strength on Friday afternoon. According to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), Florita was 820 kilometers (km) east of Basco, Batanes as of 5 p.m. It maintains maximum winds of 65 kilometers per hour (kph) and gustiness of [...] The post ‘Florita’ maintains strength, to trigger weekend monsoon rains — Pagasa appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJun 29th, 2018

Phivolcs lowers Mayon volcano’s alert status to level 2

  LEGAZPI CITY -- The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology(Phivolcs) has lowered Mount Mayon's alert status from level 3 to level 2 on MaundyThursday.   "Mayon's volcano monitoring network and active observation of day-to-day conditions have recorded a general decline in unrest," noted Phivolcs' 8 a.m. bulletin.   The agency also said that among their observations on Mayon include the volcano's diminished crater glow "from intense to faint," the lackof lava effusion since the one last observed on March 18, and thestabilization of gravity-driven lava flow.   "The decline in observable surface parameters is consistent with thecessa...Keep on reading: Phivolcs lowers Mayon volcano’s alert status to level 2.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 29th, 2018

Mayon lahar threat: 80,000 face evacuation

LEGAZPI , Philippines — More than 80,000 residents around Mayon Volcano may be evacuated due to the threat of lahar, according to the Office of Civil Defense.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 25th, 2018