Mayon volcano spew ash and rocks and killed 5 climbers on Tuesday. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) announced that among the 5 dead, 4 were foreigners and seven others are injured. Witnesses say that the climbers died because of the huge rocks the volcano was spewing. Rescue teams and helicopters were sent to Mayon volcano in the central Philippines to bring out the dead.
Mayon volcano, the Philippines' most active volcano and Philvocs is considering evacuating the nearby residents. The phreatic explosion lasted around 73 seconds and reached 500m above the summit and is considered a regular event in an active volcano.