Phivolcs issues lahar warning in Mt. Mayon as Paeng threatens Bicol

LEGAZPI CITY — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Friday evening issued a lahar advisory for areas around Mayon Volcano as Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae) threatened to make landfall in Bicol.

Paeng has already brought heavy rains over the Bicol region as it crosses Luzon.

Prolonged rains may trigger volcanic sediment flows or lahar along Mayon Volcano’s channels including Miisi, Binaan, Anoling, Quirangay, Maninila, Masarawag, Muladbucad, Nasisi, Mabinit, Matan-ag, Basud, and Batanyan, according to Phivolcs.

“[Phivolcs] strongly advises the communities and local government units of the above identified areas of risks to cont…

Keep on reading: Phivolcs issues lahar warning in Mt. Mayon as Paeng threatens Bicol