Friday, January 26, 2018

PYROCLASTIC MATERIALS EJECTED BY MAYON VOLCANO REACHED TO 25M CUBIC METERS


LEGAZPI CITY (Jan 26) – Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) recorded 25 milion cubic meters of ejected ashes, lava, rocks and pyroclastic materials from the crater of Mayon Volcano, 30% of the actual volume of eruption in 2009.

In a press briefing Friday, Usec. Rene Solidum said that Strombolian eruption happening at the Mayon Volcano and can be transformed into an explosive eruption similar to 1968, 1984, 2000-2001 eruptions if the situation warrants.

PHIVOLCS said that they have recorded 41 eruptions since the heightened activity of Mayon Volcano in January 13 in a seemingly patterned 4-6 hours interval. Paul Alanis, Phivolcs Research specialists warned the residents to be alert for any eventualities. (Mar de la Cruz)

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