Due to the eruption of the volcano in the Philippines, their homes left more than 60 thousand people

Due to the eruption of In connection with the eruption of the Mayon volcano, located on the Philippine island of Luzon, more than 61,000 people were forced to leave their homes.

According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), lava fountains reach a height of 500-600 m. Emissions last from seven minutes to an hour, and ash plumes at the same time rise to a height of 3-5 km above the crater.

In 17 cities and municipalities in the province of Albay and the nearby province of Camarines Sur, which also suffered from ashes, schools were closed. Because of the increased activity of the volcano, dozens of flights have been canceled.

In temporary shelters there are already more than 55 thousand people, more than 6 thousand people have settled in other places.

 
Totally, as a result of the eruption of Mayon, which began on January 13, 54 settlements with a population of more than 71 thousand people were affected.the volcano in the Philippines, their homes left more than 60 thousand people…