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Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs)

Phivolcs equipment stolen; Mayon still on Alert Level 2

LEGAZPI CITY -- At least two solar panels of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) here installed at the slopes near the Mayon Rest House in Tabaco City were stolen by thieves on Wednesday night.

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…

Salot talaga! Mayon monitoring equipment stolen

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) expressed dismay over the loss of several monitoring instruments installed in the upper portion of Padang Village in Legazpi City, an officer of the Philippine Institute of…

Heavy rains pile on woes of Mayon evacuees

The Albay Public Safety Emergency Management Office (APSEMO) on Saturday urged the people to be on alert against possible lahar due to heavy rains brought about by the tail-end of the cold front here.

More than 35K flee following Mayon eruption

More than 35,000 individuals have fled their homes following the eruption of Mayon Volcano yesterday, according to the partial evacuation report of the Albay province.

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.