Cebu Daily Newscast: ‘Water crisis’ in Cebu City, declares Mayor Rama

By: CDN Digital April 02,2024 - 06:50 PM

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‘Water crisis’ in Cebu City, declares Mayor Rama

Cebu City water crisis

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Mayor Michael Rama has declared a state of water crisis in Cebu City following the rise in the daily heat index, which could potentially lead to a water shortage.

This water crisis declaration of Rama on April 1 stems from the 28 mountain barangays in Cebu City having been placed under a state of calamity as a result of the adverse effects of El Niño.

Planetary alignment over PH skies slated April 4

Celestial enthusiasts and astronomers alike will be treated to a rare cosmic event on April 4, 2024—a planetary alignment over the Philippine skies, where four planets in our solar system will appear to line up in a striking display.

The planetary alignment, in time for the celebration of Global Astronomy Month, will feature  Venus, Saturn, Mars, and Neptune, state weather bureau Pagasa said.

Pertussis or whooping cough in Mandaue: 5 cases, 2 deaths

At least five cases and two deaths of pertussis were recorded by the Mandaue City Health Office.

City Councilor Dr. Nerissa Soon-Ruiz, chairperson of the committee on health, said that based on the report of the health office, most of the cases were infants.

Suspension of classes in Cebu City proposed due to rising heat index

Suspension of classes in all levels in Cebu City was proposed by a local legislator due to the rising heat index felt in the province.

City Councilor Rey Gealon penned the said resolution, which would be deliberated on April 3, 2024, during the council’s regular session.


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