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How debris buried Compostela village

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DEBRIS flows devastated Barangays Andap and Cabinuangan in New Bataan, Compostela Valley. Boulder-rich debris flow field (red) and sandy deposits (tan). The boulder-rich field is at least 7 kilometers long.  Image courtesy of Sentinel Asia and CNES

On December 4, 2012, Typhoon “Pablo” (international name “Bopha”) made landfall in Mindanao. Classified as a Category 5 typhoon by US meteorological experts, Pablo packed winds with an average speed of 185 kilometers per hour (kph) and gusts reaching 210 kph. Pablo’s eye crossed Mindanao through Davao Oriental, Compostela Valley, Agusan del Sur, Bukidnon and Misamis Oriental.

Posted: February 9th, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Talk of the Town | Read More »

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