Attention : Toril

To those who are living in Toril, prepare now because there will be a power interruption by tomorrow. You know the drill, gather more water in your pail or basin in case, what you have is not enough. The power interruption will be from 8 in the morning till 2 in the afternoon.

 

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An Intensity 7.2 Earthquake Hits Bohol and Cebu

We were so shocked with the news that happened this morning; it was past 8 in the morning when Bohol and Cebu experienced a 7.2 intensity earthquake. The earthquake was so strong that many establishments in Cebu and Bohol were collapsed and even the roads were torn up. Davao City also had the 3 intensity earthquake it is not that strong that I didn’t even feel it maybe I was outside handing the garbage to the garbage collector; I mean I have to walk where the garbage truck is waiting for us. My Facebook was flooded by updates of the status in Cebu and Bohol; many netizens are posting some of the pictures of how devastated the earthquake was. I was surprised that the Sto. Nino Church, one of the oldest churches in the Philippines was also affected. Some parts of the building were damaged caused by the strong earthquake.

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This was me when my friend and I went to Cebu years ago, and one of our plans for the day is to visit the Sto. Nino Church, I was even amazed of the beauty of the church when I went there. But due to the earthquake that happened this morning, the oldest Church in the Philippines was collapsed.

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This picture is not mine, I just snagged this picture from yahoo (ANC- ABS CBN news) when I was browsing for updates in Cebu and Bohol status. It pained me seeing this picture but even so the faith and belief of the Filipino people will not be shaking, I know GOD will always protect his people.

Philvocs monitored the intensity of each provinces that were also affected:

Intensity VII – Tagbilaran, Bohol
Intensity VI – Inigaran, Negros Occidental
Intensity V – Iloilo City; La Carlota, Negros Occidental
Intensity IV – Masbate City; Roxas City; San Jose, Culasi, Antique; Guihulngan, Negros Oriental
Intensity III – Davao City

Stay safe Filipinos, especially those who resides in Bohol and Cebu, I know we can surpass this all. God Bless Philippines.

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Two Surprising News

When I open my FB through my phone, I was so surprised with the shout out of my cousin, she just said that there was an earthquake a while ago and it was a bit strong. I was not able to notice it while sleeping, my husband woke me up on the phone but I didn’t realize that earlier than that, an earthquake just occur. The earthquake was 5.9 intensity and it was 9Km east of Talisay, Philippines. The affected nearby places were Mati, Lupon, Pantukan, and Koror Town Palau.

There is also surprising news that really struck me and this would happen on Sunday. Remember the killer typhoon Pablo that devastated the South and left with lots of victims from flash floods and landslides caused by the strong gusting wind. Yes, Pablo unexpectedly turned and make a landfall again in the North. So Luzon area should be extra careful as Pablo would travel and strong winds up to 160 kilometers with heavy rains in early hours. The typhoon is following the current of the ocean.

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