Alert raised, residents evacuated following new eruption from Philippines' Mayon volcano

23 January 2018

Mount Mayon in the Philippines was active again yesterday. Authorities has raised the volcano's alert level from three to level four. The level suggests that a "hazardous eruption is imminent." Nearby residents were therefore evacuated and the danger zone was further expanded. Flights in and out of Albay Province where the volcano is located were all canceled. Elementary schools and middle schools in the province are suspended due to the eruptions.