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Albay adopts new rainfall threshold in triggering alarms

After losing 20 lives due to torrential rains spawned by Tropical Depression Usman, a low-pressure area (LPA) and tail-end of a cold front (TECF) at year-end, Albay is now adopting lower rainfall thresholds for monitoring, preparedness and…

54,000 Mayon evacuees return home after 52 days

At least 14,520 families or 54,657 persons housed in various evacuation centers were allowed to return home Tuesday after Mayon Volcano's alert status was lowered to Alert Level 3 (decrease tendency towards hazardous eruption) by the…

Mayon ashfall forces evacuation in critical areas

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) is closely monitoring the behavior of Mayon Volcano after it spewed ash due to unexpected phreatic eruption during heavy rains Saturday afternoon.