This particular volcano is a particularly dangerous one. When it erupted in 1814, it killed more than 1,200 people, and destroyed several towns. Yet, due to it's shape, in a perfect cone, it is a popular tourist attraction. Not for me, though. If I should ever go to the Philippines, I have no intention of receiving a Darwin Award. I will stay away. Let others get their 2 minutes of fame, which they will never have a chance to read about, on the internet.Scientists in the Philippines have raised the alert level for the volatile volcano Mount Mayon, amid fears of an imminent eruption.
It is now at four out of a possible five, meaning a hazardous eruption "is possible within days". Level five is when a major eruption has begun.
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