The team from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. V (MGB R.O.-V) has conducted an initial assessment on the lahar flow incident happened in Barangays San Francisco and Travesia in Guinobatan, Albay during the onslaught of Sty “Rolly”.

The team observed that heavy rains brought about by Sty “Rolly” resulted in riverbank erosions in the rivers of Barangays Travesia, San Francisco and Maninila of Guinobatan, Albay. The result of the initial assessment has led to an in-depth investigation of all the incident and all river systems around Mayon Volcano to be conducted by an inter-agency taskforce.