Ash and steam spews into the air, a day after the eruption of Taal Volcano, in Agoncillo town in Batangas province, Philippines. Photograph: Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

Red-hot lava has gushed out of a volcano near the Philippine capital as tens of thousands of people fled the area through heavy ash and frightening tr(...)

Mount Mayon erupts in Legazpi City, Philippines. Photograph: Raymund Mark Nayve/via Reuters

The Philippines’ chief volcanologist warned on Monday of a possible hazardous eruption at Mount Mayon “within weeks or even within days”, as magma con(...)