Four areas near Mayon Volcano in Albay were alerted on October 10 of possible ash fall in the next 24 hours if the volcano erupts.

Volcano Mount Mayon

The areas alerted includes; Malilipot, Sto. Domingo, Tabaco and Bacacay.

PAGASA said that the intensity of the effect will depend on the altitude, wind speed and direction, they also added that the area of    Mt. Mayon will be cloudy, with light to moderate rain and thunderstorm.

On the other hand, Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology raised the alert level at Mt. Mayon area to level 3 which indicates that an eruption is most likely to uccor within days.

The Mayon volcano has stayed in silence for weeks now giving more worries to the authorities because aside from this Philvolcs spotted an inflammation near the base slope of the volcano, a sign that it has  a powerful pressure inside and will erupt within days.

There were already about 12,000 families living within the Mt. Mayon area who were evacuated to schools outside the danger zone.

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Luedita C. Rapada

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