2 Sorsogon towns warned of possible steam-driven explosions after Friday's Bulusan explosion

May 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on 2 Sorsogon towns warned of possible steam-driven explosions after Friday's Bulusan explosion 

LEGAZPI CITY, May 2 — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has warned local government units and the public in Juban and Irosin towns in Sorsogon province that entry in the four-kilometer radius permanent danger zone of the Bulusan Volcano is strictly prohibited due to the possibility of sudden and hazardous steam-driven or phreatic eruptions.

Read more

3 Filipino sailors injured in air strike on Greek vessel in Libya

January 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on 3 Filipino sailors injured in air strike on Greek vessel in Libya 

MANILA, Jan. 6 — Three Filipino crewmen of a Greek oil tanker were injured in an airstrike Sunday on the vessel they are manning in Derna, Libya, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday.

Read more

Phivolcs recorded 2 volcanic quakes from Mayon

October 14, 2014 by · Comments Off on Phivolcs recorded 2 volcanic quakes from Mayon 

MANILA, Oct. 13 — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Monday recorded two volcanic quakes from the restive Mayon Volcano in Albay during its 24-hour observation period from 7 a.m. last Sunday to 7 a.m. Monday.

Read more

Marikina River at Alert Level 4, forced evacuation ongoing

September 19, 2014 by · Comments Off on Marikina River at Alert Level 4, forced evacuation ongoing 

MANILA, Sept. 19 — Due to rains brought by the combined effect of southwest monsoon and tropical storm "Mario," the city government of Marikina raised "Alert Level 4" as the Marikina River is now at 18.6 meters and forced evacuation is set to follow.

Read more

Marikina River at Alert Level 4, forced evacuation ongoing

September 19, 2014 by · Comments Off on Marikina River at Alert Level 4, forced evacuation ongoing 

MANILA, Sept. 19 — Due to rains brought by the combined effect of southwest monsoon and tropical storm "Mario," the city government of Marikina raised "Alert Level 4" as the Marikina River is now at 18.6 meters and forced evacuation is set to follow.

Read more

Marikina River at Alert Level 4, forced evacuation ongoing

September 19, 2014 by · Comments Off on Marikina River at Alert Level 4, forced evacuation ongoing 

MANILA, Sept. 19 — Due to rains brought by the combined effect of southwest monsoon and tropical storm "Mario," the city government of Marikina raised "Alert Level 4" as the Marikina River is now at 18.6 meters and forced evacuation is set to follow.

Read more

Mayon Volcano remains on Alert Level 3 despite increase in seismic activity — Phivolcs

September 18, 2014 by · Comments Off on Mayon Volcano remains on Alert Level 3 despite increase in seismic activity — Phivolcs 

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, Sept. 17 (PNA) — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said on Wednesday the Mayon Volcano in Albay Province remains under Alert Level 3 despite the increase in seismic activity of the volcano in the past 24 hours.

Read more