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Philippines raises alert level for Mayon volcano

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

MANILA, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- The Philippines volcanology institute on Sunday further raised the alert level for the Mayon Volcano from level one to level two, indicating that the volcano is exhibiting signs of "increasing unrest" that may trigger more ash falls, rockfalls and landslides.
According to a bulletin released by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Sunday at 00:30 a.m. local time, level one of the alert is "abnormal" and level two is "increasing unrest."