Ash Cloud Rises From Mayon Volcano as Officials Warn of Imminent Eruption

StoryfulWeatherPublished: January 22, 2018
Published: January 22, 2018

Smoke and ash were seen rising from the Mayon volcano in the province of Albay, in the Philippines, on Monday, January 22, as officials issued a level-four warning signal. These videos, taken by eyewitness Jori Moreno, show the smoke billowing from the volcano’s crater. The ash rose to a height of about 10 kilometers (six miles), according to Inquirer.net. On Monday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology warned there was an imminent threat of eruption, CNN Philippines reported. The volcano’s danger zone has been extended to a five-mile radius, the news site reported. The volcano has shown increasing activity within the last 10 days. On January 14, more than 3,000 people were evacuated fro after the crater began glowing, prompting a level-three alert. Credit: Jori Moreno via Storyful

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