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Albay heavy rains up risks of Mayon lahar flow

Albay heavy rains up risks of Mayon lahar flow

By Connie Calipay LEGAZPI CITY –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…

2,000 Daraga farmers idle inside homes, no income, as Mayon rages

2,000 Daraga farmers idle inside homes, no income, as Mayon rages

By Elmer James Bandol DARAGA, ALBAY — “Ang hirap dito sa kalagayan namin, kain-tulog lang, parang nag hihintay sa wala” ( The difficult for us here, we eat and sleep…

Alert 4 remains up as Mayon grumbles, ‘vibrations like in blowing trumpet’, rolling boulders

Alert 4 remains up as Mayon grumbles, ‘vibrations like in blowing trumpet’, rolling boulders

By Elmer James Bandol LEGAZPI CITY, 26Jan2018 — Until early before dawn today, Mayon Volcano showed intense but sporadic lava fountaining from the crater with duration from 26 to 57minutes…

Mayon experts believe ‘Big Bang Possible’

Mayon experts believe ‘Big Bang Possible’

By Elmer James Bandol LEGAZPI CITY — A stronger eruption of Mayon Volcano termed by journalists as the “BIG BANG”, is possible, however, its current condition is not leading to…

Relief, funds for Mayon evacuees

Relief, funds for Mayon evacuees

By Elmer James Bandol LEGAZPI CITY — The next question is WHEN? hangs like Damocles sword for Mayon evacuees in tremendous increased number reaching to 60,564 persons after the live…

Agri damage ₱35 million due to Mayon eruption; displacing more 3,000 farmers

Agri damage ₱35 million due to Mayon eruption; displacing more 3,000 farmers

By Elmer James Bandol LEGAZPI CITY, 25Jan2018 — Department of Agriculture (DA) in Albay has estimated around P35 million worth of damage to rice, corn, crops, and vegetables, while about…

Mayon eruption reaches 21,000 affected families, estimated at 83,533 persons

Mayon eruption reaches 21,000 affected families, estimated at 83,533 persons

By Priam Nepomuceno MANILA, 25Jan2018 — The continuing unrest of the Mayon Volcano has so far affected 21, 733 families in Albay, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council…

Problems in Cam Sur small town lottery; bets collectors strike shaping up

Problems in Cam Sur small town lottery; bets collectors strike shaping up

By Joey Natividad TIGAON, Camarines Sur – Slow down of bet collection in Small Town Lottery (STL) in this town is shaping up several bet collectors and their “cabo” are…

Albay province under state of calamity

Albay province under state of calamity

By Connie Calipay LEGAZPI CITY — The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Albay held a special session on Tuesday afternoon to pass Resolution No. ‎670-2018 declaring the entire province of Albay under…

Power transmission normal amid Mayon Volcano eruption – NGCP

Power transmission normal amid Mayon Volcano eruption – NGCP

By Connie Calipay LEGAZPI CITY — The National Grid Corporation (NGCP) in Southern Luzon reported normal power transmission despite Mayon Volcano’s phreatic eruptions starting Saturday afternoon. In an advisory, the…