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Mt. Kanlaon spews ash, fiery rocks; no flowing lava seen

By: - Correspondent / @carlagomezINQ
/ 07:45 PM March 29, 2016
Mount Kanlaon is spewing ash and fiery rocks on Tuesday night. Photo courtesy of  Canlaon Mountain Tigers Search and Rescue on its Facebook page

Mount Kanlaon is spewing ash and fiery rocks on Tuesday night. Photo courtesy of Canlaon Mountain Tigers Search and Rescue on its Facebook page

BACOLOD CITY – Mt. Kanlaon spewed ash and incandescent fiery rocks amid a booming sound at 6:20 p.m. on Tuesday, according to Mari-Andylene Quintia of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Siesmology (Philvocs) station in La Carlota City in Negros Occidental.

The fiery rocks could be seen on the flanks of the volcano, said Supt. Frankie Lugo, Canlaon police chief.

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No flowing lava was seen, he added.

Mt. Kanlaon, which straddles the provinces of Negros Occidental and Negros Oriental, is an active volcano but remains a favorite spot for climbers.

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With its twin-peaked massif rising 2,465 meters above sea level, the volcano is a centerpiece of Mount Kanlaon Natural Park, a national park located at least 30 km from this city. JE

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