Mayon Volcano: Worries of Pyroclastic blast wave

August 14, 2006 at 2:49 pm Leave a comment

Reports from the area around Mayon Volcano are of increased tension among members of the monitoring teams in the area over the reads they are getting on Gas emissions from the Volcano. fears are also being raised on side bulges as well. there lies a danger that could do more than damage the perfect cone- but create a firestorm of superheated Pyroclastic material and superheated gas that would make.

When I covered the eruptions there in the past – I remember it was a worrisome time for all of us who were briefed that our live point was sure to get whacked if indeed the volcano blew out at angle- a violent side-ward eruption- rare for Mayon – but, still the always careful Phivolcs late Director Ponungbayan warned us…

4 ash blasts hit Mayon; high unrest continues
Manila Bulletin, Philippines – MayonVolcano spewed ash four times last Saturday as volcanologists warned yesterday it could unleash deadly pyroclastic flow if the high-level of unrest
Philippine volcano ejects searing gas and debris, enters danger
Canada.com, Canada – LEGAZPI, Philippines (AP) – Searing gas and debris raced down the slope of the Mayon volcano in the Philippines this weekend, a development that indicated the

Philippine Volcano In “Danger Phase”
All Headline News – Legazpi, Philippines(AHN) – A volcano in the Philippines has been showing signs of a Mayon, the volcano, now has a marked danger zone and villagers have been

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President Arroyo took the Political risk of ordering the evacuating from local officials for the safety of over 40,000 residents from the expanded danger zone some have been upset that the lives they live will be destructed.

However – if indeed the vulcanologists worst fears are even half correct. The lives the live will be lived because they live. A volcano is not thing to fool with – and – while Mayon is often thought of the gentle lady of Bicol who blows its tops now and then and then cools off anew this time; it may be more than a puff people might need to worry about.

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