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Lava destroys 600 homes on Hawaii's Big Island - mayor

Lava destroys 600 homes on Hawaii's Big Island - mayor

Reuters Posted at Jun 08 2018 10:55 AM PAHOA, Hawaii - Approximately 600 homes have been destroyed by lava flows on Hawaii's Big Island since the current eruption of Kilaeua Volcano began early last month, Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim said on Thursday.

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Hawaii residents shaken by tremors, brace for new lava outbreaks

Hawaii residents shaken by tremors, brace for new lava outbreaks

Published May 12, 2018 4:58am PAHOA, Hawaii - Dozens of tremors rattled residents on Hawaii's Big Island on Friday as molten rock from Kilauea volcano flowed under an area where homes have already been destroyed by fiery lava geysers.

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Hawaii volcano's toll of destruction rises, 35 buildings gone

Hawaii volcano's toll of destruction rises, 35 buildings gone

PAHOA, Hawaii - Lava flows from an erupting Hawaiian volcano have destroyed 35 buildings, officials said on Monday, as they told residents of the threatened area to be ready to "evacuate at a moment's notice" if they went to retrieve possessions from their homes.

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No-go warning as Japan volcano erupts for first time in 250 years

No-go warning as Japan volcano erupts for first time in 250 years

Published April 20, 2018 4:24am TOKYO, Japan - A volcano in southern Japan erupted for the first time in 250 years on Thursday, spewing steam and ash hundreds of meters into the air, as authorities warned locals not to approach the mountain.

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Evacuees stay put as Mayon continues to rumble

Evacuees stay put as Mayon continues to rumble

Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:26 AM February 21, 2018 LEGAZPI CITY — The more than 66,000 people staying in evacuation centers in Albay province will not be able to go home yet as government volcanologists continue to observe abnormal activities on Mayon volcano, more than a month after it spewed ash and lava, an official said.

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MMDA, Metro Manila gov’t units to aid Mayon victims

MMDA, Metro Manila gov’t units to aid Mayon victims

By: Julius N. Leonen - @inquirerdotnet INQUIRER.net / 04:13 PM February 07, 2018 The local government units (LGUs) in Metro Manila have pledged to assist residents affected by the Mayon volcano’s continuous eruption, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced on Wednesday.

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Phivolcs sees third lava track flowing from Mayon crater

Phivolcs sees third lava track flowing from Mayon crater

By: Rey Anthony Ostria - Correspondent / @RAOstriaINQ Inquirer Southern Luzon / 08:33 PM February 06, 2018 LEGAZPI CITY — The lava coming from Mount Mayon in Albay province has flowed through a third channel, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said on Tuesday.

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Mayon lava extends to 4.3 km towards Legazpi City

Mayon lava extends to 4.3 km towards Legazpi City

By: Rey Anthony Ostria - Correspondent / @RAOstriaINQ Inquirer Southern Luzon / 09:04 AM February 04, 2018 LEGAZPI CITY — The lava in one of the channels on Mount Mayon has advanced 300 meters more since Friday according to the latest bulletin of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) released on Sunday at 8 a.m.

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Help flows in for Mayon folk

Help flows in for Mayon folk

Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:17 AM February 04, 2018 Help flowed out for residents of communities displaced by lava flow and explosions by Mt. Mayon as volcanologists continued to hoist alert level 4 in areas in harm’s way.

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Permanent relocation sought for families displaced by Mayon Volcano

Permanent relocation sought for families displaced by Mayon Volcano

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines — A local official is seeking the relocation of close to 3,000 families living within the six-kilometer permanent danger zone of Mayon Volcano and to declare it a no-settlement area.

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More lava fountaining and ash explosions recorded in Mayon

More lava fountaining and ash explosions recorded in Mayon

State volcanologists said Mayon Volcano exhibited a greater number of small but consecutive lava fountaining and ash explosions.

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Half of water sources in Albay evacuation centers contaminated

Half of water sources in Albay evacuation centers contaminated

Thirty out of the 60 water supply sources in temporary shelters in Albay have tested positive for contamination, according to a report by Saleema Refran on Unang Balita on Friday.

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WATCH: Mayon continues to spew ash covering Guinobatan, Camalig

WATCH: Mayon continues to spew ash covering Guinobatan, Camalig

Published January 31, 2018 12:22am The towns of Guinobatan and Camalig experienced ashfall on Tuesday after Mayon volcano continues to spew ash and other volcanic materials.

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Mayon Volcano eruptions spark Philippines tourism boom

Mayon Volcano eruptions spark Philippines tourism boom

(Agence France-Presse) | Updated January 31, 2018 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — With chili-spiced or flavored “lava ice cream” in demand and awestruck tourists packing onto viewing decks, the erupting Mayon Volcano is sparking a local business boom in an impoverished region where tens of thousands of others have fled for their lives.

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Ash, clouds block Duterte’s view of Mayon Volcano

Ash, clouds block Duterte’s view of Mayon Volcano

By Celso Amo (The Philippine Star) | Updated January 31, 2018 - 12:00am LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines — President Duterte, on board a helicopter last Monday afternoon, flew toward Mayon Volcano to see for himself the majestic and terrifying beauty of Albay’s top tourist attraction.

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Phivolcs warns of catastrophic mudflow from Mayon

Phivolcs warns of catastrophic mudflow from Mayon

Agence France-Presse / 07:28 AM January 31, 2018 LEGAZPI CITY — The threat of catastrophic mudflow is building on the slopes of Mount Mayon where nearly 90,000 residents have been moved out of harm’s way, authorities said on Tuesday.

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Restive Mayon both boon, bane for Albay businessmen

Restive Mayon both boon, bane for Albay businessmen

LEGAZPI CITY—Mt. Mayon’s restiveness poses both a threat and an opportunity for major hotels and businesses in Albay province.

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In Albay, residents cope with effects of volcanic activities

In Albay, residents cope with effects of volcanic activities

As Mayon volcano continued to spew ash and lava for the past few days, over 75,000 residents have left their homes to move to safer ground as of Thursday.

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Mayon evacuees rise to 60,000

Mayon evacuees rise to 60,000

By: Ma. April Mier, Mar S. Arguelles - @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:02 AM January 25, 2018 LEGAZPI CITY — The number of evacuees fleeing the eruption of Mount Mayon soared to more than 60,000 on Wednesday after authorities extended the danger zone around the country’s most active and picturesque volcano.

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Mt. Mayon stays restive, spews lava twice early Thursday – Phivolcs

Mt. Mayon stays restive, spews lava twice early Thursday – Phivolcs

By: Faye Orellana - @inquirerdotnet INQUIRER.net / 07:57 AM January 25, 2018 Mayon volcano let out a 300-meter high lava early Thursday morning, the Philippine Institute of Seismology and Volcanology (Phivolcs) said.

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