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When life imitates bad jokes. I have a dental appointment at 3:10 today, so I have to leave the office at 2:30.
#Mayon's most destructive eruption, in 1814, killed more than 1,200 people and buried the town of Cagsawa in volcanic mud. The belfry of Cagsawa's stone church still juts from the ground in an eerie reminder of Mayon's fury.
Lava fountains gush up 700 metres (2,300 feet) above the volcano's crater and ash plumes tower up to three kilometres (1.9 miles) in the sky. Latest #MountMayon photos:
#Mayon volcano photos: Violent eruption 'imminent' in days or hours 
Perhaps once the #PyeongChang2018 cauldron is lit it'll look less like two fat blokes annoyed that the kids have left their toys strewn across the yard again.
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