Talisay closes Manipis to Camp IV roads from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. due to landslides

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Talisay City government has decided to temporarily close the road along Barangays Manipis and Camp IV from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. due to the continuing landslides in the area. Alvin Santillana,…

Samsam reminds constituents to be ready for evacuation amid Monday downpour

Mae Fhel Gom-os 09/20/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – After a heavy downpour in Metro Cebu on Monday morning, September 20, 2021, Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas is reminding his constituents to be ready to be evacuated if the need…

Heavy Thursday downpour causes floods, mini landslide in Cebu City

Dyrecka Letigio, Paul Lauro 09/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Heavy rains on Thursday, September 16, 2021, flooded the streets and caused a mini landslide in Cebu City. The heavy rains were most likely brought by a low-pressure area forming inside the Philippine…

Sitio Mahayahay in Pardo, Cebu City considered hazard area for landslides, rockslides

Dyrecka Letigio 09/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mines and Geosciences Bureau in Central Visayas (MGB-7) has marked Sitio Mahayahay in Barangay Poblacion Pardo, Cebu City as a hazard area prone to landslides and rockslides. In a letter to Pardo…

Rescuers fight time, weather in Japan landslide; some 80 missing

Reuters 07/05/2021

TOKYO — More than a thousand Japanese rescuers combed through crumbled houses and buried roads on Monday two days after landslides tore through a seaside city, fighting time and poor weather to search for some 80 people…

Two feared dead, 20 missing in Japan as torrential rains unleash landslides – NHK

Reuters 07/04/2021

TOKYO — At least two people were feared dead on Saturday after landslides triggered by heavy rains hit the central Japanese city of Atami, where about 20 people were still missing, public broadcaster NHK said. Prime Minister…

Manipis-Toledo road reopened

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas has reopened the Manipis-Toledo road after a landslide on Tuesday night prompted the city government to close the road from motorists. On a Facebook post, Gullas…

Relief packs worth P1.5M for landslide affected-families turned over to Toledo City gov’t

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD – 7) has turned over 700 relief packs to the local government of Toledo City on Friday, December 25. These are intended…

Preps ongoing for evacuation of 400 households at risk after Toledo landslide

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Hundreds of families in Toledo City could be celebrating the Holidays away from their homes. This after the local government in this western city of Cebu confirmed that at least 400 households were identified to…

Toledo tragedy: Names of victims released

Futch Anthony Inso 12/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Toledo Police Station has released the names of the victims of the landslide incident in a mining site of Carmen Copper Corp. (CCC) in Barangay Biga, Toledo City. Read: 3 dead, 7 missing in…

Fire, minor landslide in Cebu City on Tuesday dawn

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City was greeted with a fire at the Carbon Market and a minor landslide in Barangay Sapangdaku on Tuesday dawn, November 3, 2020. The City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO)…

MGB-7 warns public of landslides, flash floods during La Niña

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mines and Geosciences Bureau in Central Visayas (MGB-7) warned the public of possible landslides and flash floods during the La Niña season. In a statement, MGB 7 Director Armando Malicse urged local…

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