After the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong, with the international name ‘Mangkhut’, Filipinos is again facing another natural disaster. A massive landslide in Naga City, Cebu took place caught by CCTV camera!
The massive landslide took place in Sitios Sindulan and Tagaytay Tinaan in Naga City, Cebu yesterday morning. The city is known for its big cement factory and mining site for milestones. The terrifying moments of the disaster were caught in CCTV footages.
One Facebook user named Jovel Repunte shared a video of the CCTV camera that captured the horrifying disaster. The mountains seem to split into two and approximately 30 houses and an unverified number of casualties were reported.
Some speculation suggests that the landslide was a result of mining activities done in the mountains. Geologists have been sent to investigate the cause of the disaster.
Naga City mayor Kristina Chiong issued a cease and desist order to the cement factory located on the site to stop operations. According to Marian Codilla, information officer of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau office in Cebu, residents were advised to evacuate from the area about 2 weeks ago after fissures were spotted on the ground. However, the inspection of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region 7 said that the fissures found in the site were not caused by mining activities.
As of 11 p.m. Thursday, the Naga City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office said that there were 13 injured persons while 74 remain missing. Some 500 families in 3 villages fled to an evacuation center after the landslide.
Many netizens got shocked and terrified by the incident happened in Naga City. Some social media users blamed deforestation and industrialization as the culprit of the massive landslide in Naga City.
Watch the video of the massive landslide in Naga City below:
Actual footage of landslide on Thursday morning, September 20, in Barangay Tinaan, Naga City, Cebu.
Posted by Jurizz InWonderland on Wednesday, September 19, 2018