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Mayon Volcano glows from 'incandescent' lava flow

Mayon Volcano was a sight on Wednesday evening as a "short incandescent lava flow" from its crater lit up its smoke-wreathed summit.

In a post on its social media accounts, Phivolcs said that the Albay peak's "weakening effusive activity" produced the lava flow, which was photographed at 7:30 p.m. As of 8 a.m. Wednesday, seven volcanic earthquakes and 85 rockfall events had been recorded at the volcano over 24 hours, the monitoring agency also said.

Alert Level 3 is maintained over the volcano, meaning it is "currently in a relatively high level of unrest, and hazardous eruption within weeks or even days could still be possible," according to Phivolcs. — BM, GMA Integrated News