Philippines on alert as Mayon Volcano spews lava in gentle eruption, thousands evacuated - Qoneqt
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    Sonal Shridhar Shinde in News

    12-Jun-2023 12:39 PM


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    Philippines on alert as Mayon Volcano spews lava in gentle eruption, thousands evacuated

    The Philippines’ most active volcano was gently spewing lava down its slopes Monday, alerting tens of thousands of people they may have to quickly flee a violent and life-threatening explosion.
    We are looking at this on a day-to-day basis.”
    The volcano had been raised to alert level three on a five-step system Thursday, warning that the volcano was in a state of high unrest and a hazardous eruption is possible in weeks or days.
    Mayon is one of 24 active volcanoes in the Philippines.
    Inside the permanent danger zone, authorities and villagers on Sunday were moving cows and water buffaloes from the high-risk farms to temporary grazing areas a safe distance away.
    Source: India Today