Thursday, January 27, 2011

6:15 pm 1/27/2011 Garcia Hernandez

Slight erosion, landslide
In Garcia Hernandez

SLIGHT soil erosion spotted by a barangay official in barangay Candulao, Garcia Hernandez Bohol may cause traffic hazards and warnings and advisories have been issued.

In the same barangay, a tipolo tree leaned precariously towards a powerline creating danger of electrocution to passersby, police authorities bared.

Upon information, the local disaster authorities reported that they had called the local power utilities provider to make the necessary steps to secure life and property in the area.

A small landslide was also reported in Sitio Tipolo, barangay Abejilan.

This was despite previous clearing operations done by police and disaster authorities of the town.

The landslide was caused by undue soil saturation due to the rains which has caused road blockage in the provincial road access.

Another clearing operation was slated this afternoon, local police authorities said.