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Albay under state of calamity 

THE provincial government of Albay has placed the entire province under a state of calamity, due to Mayon Volcano's increasing restiveness.

An announcement was made on the information office on Friday with the provincial council issuing Resolution 0607-2023, after conducting a special session that was live streamed on their Facebook page.

MOVING OUT OF HARM’S WAY Members of the Philippine National Police in Daraga, Albay help residents in the area evacuate on Friday, June 9, 2023, after the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said earlier in the day that a ‘hazardous eruption’ is expected from Mayon Volcano at anytime. Daraga is within the six-kilometer danger zone set by Phivolcs. PHOTO FROM DARAGA MUNICIPAL STATION/FACEBOOK
MOVING OUT OF HARM'S WAY Members of the Philippine National Police in Daraga, Albay help residents in the area evacuate on Friday, June 9, 2023, after the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said earlier in the day that a 'hazardous eruption' is expected from Mayon Volcano at anytime. Daraga is within the six-kilometer danger zone set by Phivolcs. PHOTO FROM DARAGA MUNICIPAL STATION/FACEBOOK

Mayon Volcano is currently under Alert Level 3 by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

“In the past 24-hour period, the Mayon Volcano Network recorded six dome-collapse Pyroclastic Density Currents (PDC) that lasted three to six minutes and one hundred ninety-nine rockfall events based on seismic and visual observations,” Phivolcs' Friday volcanic bulletin wrote.

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