Philippines volcano seen from space in satellite images

Lava seen flowing from Mount Mayon

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology has reported sporadic lava-fountaining events and significant ash fall in surrounding areas. The Province of Albay's Provincial Information Office has reported more than 84,000 people have evacuated their homes and are staying at local shelters.

The Provincial Information Office has sent inspection teams to areas affected by the recent eruptions to conduct an assessment. Loud booming sounds can still be heard and danger is still imminent.

A Level 4 alert remains in effect for the Mayon Volcano as scientists believe more eruptions are possible.

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