Edition:
United Kingdom
Pictures | Wed Jan 17, 2018 | 2:25pm GMT

Thousands flee erupting volcano

Reddish glow of lava drifting towards southwest part of Mayon volcano in Camalig town, Albay province, south of Manila, Philippines. 


REUTERS/Stringer

Reddish glow of lava drifting towards southwest part of Mayon volcano in Camalig town, Albay province, south of Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Stringer

Reddish glow of lava drifting towards southwest part of Mayon volcano in Camalig town, Albay province, south of Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Stringer
Close
1 / 12
A farmer gets his calf to bring to the nearest evacuation centre after Mayon Volcano spews ashes in Camalig, Albay province. 



REUTERS/Stringer

A farmer gets his calf to bring to the nearest evacuation centre after Mayon Volcano spews ashes in Camalig, Albay province. REUTERS/Stringer

A farmer gets his calf to bring to the nearest evacuation centre after Mayon Volcano spews ashes in Camalig, Albay province. REUTERS/Stringer
Close
2 / 12
A soldier uses a megaphone to convince residents to evacuate after Mayon volcano erupted anew. 


REUTERS/Stringer

A soldier uses a megaphone to convince residents to evacuate after Mayon volcano erupted anew. REUTERS/Stringer

A soldier uses a megaphone to convince residents to evacuate after Mayon volcano erupted anew. REUTERS/Stringer
Close
3 / 12
Clouds partially cover Mayon volcano's crater as it spews a column of ash. 


REUTERS/Stringer

Clouds partially cover Mayon volcano's crater as it spews a column of ash. REUTERS/Stringer

Clouds partially cover Mayon volcano's crater as it spews a column of ash. REUTERS/Stringer
Close
4 / 12
Soldiers assist residents to board a military truck as they prepare to depart to the evacuation center. 


REUTERS/Stringer

Soldiers assist residents to board a military truck as they prepare to depart to the evacuation center. REUTERS/Stringer

Soldiers assist residents to board a military truck as they prepare to depart to the evacuation center. REUTERS/Stringer
Close
5 / 12
Evacuees with their belongings on a military truck as they prepare to depart to the evacuation center. 

REUTERS/Stringer

Evacuees with their belongings on a military truck as they prepare to depart to the evacuation center. REUTERS/Stringer

Evacuees with their belongings on a military truck as they prepare to depart to the evacuation center. REUTERS/Stringer
Close
6 / 12
Soldiers assist residents to board a military truck as they prepare to depart to the evacuation center. 


REUTERS/Stringer

Soldiers assist residents to board a military truck as they prepare to depart to the evacuation center. REUTERS/Stringer

Soldiers assist residents to board a military truck as they prepare to depart to the evacuation center. REUTERS/Stringer
Close
7 / 12
The Mayon volcano spews a column of ash.

 REUTERS/Stringer

The Mayon volcano spews a column of ash. REUTERS/Stringer

The Mayon volcano spews a column of ash. REUTERS/Stringer
Close
8 / 12
The Mayon volcano's crater glows, as it is pictured from Daraga, Albay. 


Romulo Quinto Ceneta/via REUTERS

The Mayon volcano's crater glows, as it is pictured from Daraga, Albay. Romulo Quinto Ceneta/via REUTERS

The Mayon volcano's crater glows, as it is pictured from Daraga, Albay. Romulo Quinto Ceneta/via REUTERS
Close
9 / 12
Residents with their belogings wait for a military truck to evacuate. 

REUTERS/Stringer

Residents with their belogings wait for a military truck to evacuate. REUTERS/Stringer

Residents with their belogings wait for a military truck to evacuate. REUTERS/Stringer
Close
10 / 12
Soldiers and residents are seen on a military truck departing to evacuation centers. 


REUTERS/Stringer

Soldiers and residents are seen on a military truck departing to evacuation centers. REUTERS/Stringer

Soldiers and residents are seen on a military truck departing to evacuation centers. REUTERS/Stringer
Close
11 / 12
Mayon Volcano spews ash, as it is pictured from Legazpi, Albay. 


via REUTERS

Mayon Volcano spews ash, as it is pictured from Legazpi, Albay. via REUTERS

Mayon Volcano spews ash, as it is pictured from Legazpi, Albay. via REUTERS
Close
12 / 12

Next Slideshows

Puerto Rico in the dark

Almost four months ago, Hurricane Maria decimated the U.S. territory's outdated electric grid so forcefully that 40 percent of its 3.4 million residents remain...

16 Jan 2018

Detroit Auto Show

Highlights from the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

16 Jan 2018

Protesting the pope

Demonstrators clash with police during protests against a sexual abuse scandal and the $17 million cost of Pope Francis' visit to Chile.

16 Jan 2018

Week in sports

Our top sports photography this week.

14 Jan 2018

MORE IN PICTURES

Reuters journalists detained in Myanmar

Reuters journalists detained in Myanmar

Two Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, have been detained in Myanmar since Dec. 12, 2017. At the time of their arrests, they had been working on an investigation into the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys in a village in Myanmar's Rakhine state.

Halal holiday in the sun

Halal holiday in the sun

Hotels and resorts on Turkey's shores, featuring single-sex areas, halal food and no alcohol, are attracting Muslims looking for a 'halal', or Islamic-compliant, vacation.

Ireland's abortion referendum

Ireland's abortion referendum

An upcoming vote on whether to scrap the 1983 ban on abortion is the latest referendum to gauge just how much has changed in Ireland, once one of Europe's most socially conservative and staunchly Catholic countries.

Mourning after Texas school shooting

Mourning after Texas school shooting

The aftermath following the fourth-deadliest mass shooting at a public school in modern U.S. history.

Ebola outbreak in Congo

Ebola outbreak in Congo

Congo begins administering an experimental Ebola vaccine to medical staff to tackle an outbreak of the virus.

Plane skids off Honduran runway

Plane skids off Honduran runway

A Gulfstream G200 aircraft skids off the runway during landing at Toncontin International Airport in Tegucigalpa.

Flying above the surf

Flying above the surf

Harnessing the "foiling" technology more typically seen on racing catamarans in sailing's America's Cup, the foilboards appear to fly above the water thanks to a fin attached to the bottom of the board.

Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano

Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano

Explosions intensify on Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, spewing ash and triggering a red alert for aircraft for the first time since the latest eruption began.

Editors Choice Pictures

Editors Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast