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Governor suspends all classes in Albay as Mayon erupts

/ 01:43 PM January 22, 2018

The Bicol University campus in Legazpi City sits in the shadow of the ash cloud of Mayon Volcano which erupted Monday afternoon, Jan. 22, 2018, prompting Gov. Al Francis Bichara to suspend classes at all levels in Albay province. CONTRIBUTED BY VYNCE OPEÑA

Classes at all levels in both private and public school in the province Albay were suspended Monday following the eruption of Mayon Volcano, Governor Al Francis Bichara said.

In a Facebook announcement, Bichara advised all residents of Albay, especially those in the third district, to stay indoors as the Mayon erupted.

https://www.facebook.com/PGAlbay.Albichara/posts/417792718658897?pnref=story

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The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology raised the alert level on Mayon to Level 4 after the volcano blew its top Monday afternoon. /cbb

Responding to appeals for help, the Philippine Daily Inquirer is extending its relief to the families affected by the recent volcanic activities of Mayon.

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