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Landslides in Cebu block the road

by on Oct.19, 2010, under Breaking News, General, Places

Due to the heavy rains caused a landslide in Barangay Montañeza in the southern town of Malabuyoc, Cebu. The Malabuyoc Police Office estimating the damaged to the spillway at 500,000php. No one was reported injured during the accident. Earlier that night the neighboring town of Alegria, passenger busses and private vehicles were stranded for hours when a landslide occurred in Sitio Tumanduk, Barangay Legaspi. A Ceres Bus had been towed by a bulldozer from the Department of Public Works and Highways after a portion of the soil that eroded hit the bus. Because of the incident commuters bound for the town proper or to the neighboring towns were forced to leave the vehicles they were riding and across the river through a temporary wooden ladder. And at the other side of the river other vehicles were waited to bring them to their destinations. Clearing and repairs of the spillways was already started and they hope it will be open as soon as possible.

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