WATCH: Shocking video of Benguet landslide (August 2015)

A shocking video that captured the landslide in Benguet has gone viral online. Some people may find it disturbing, viewer discretion is advised.


The Pandora's Box page posted this 2-minute, 31-second clip on Saturday, August 29, with the following caption:

This happened in Benguet Aug 26, 2015... Why we didn't hear this from prime media news?

This is usually called liquefaction, but no earthquake could be the cause of deforestation or shifting of water from below.

Send Prayers to them.

This happened in Benguet Aug 26, 2015... Why we didn't hear this from prime media news? This is usually called liquefaction, but no earthquake could be the cause of deforestation or shifting of water from below.Send Prayers to them.

Posted by The Pandora's Box on Saturday, August 29, 2015


According to Wikipedia, soil liquefaction describes a phenomenon whereby a saturated or partially saturated soil substantially loses strength and stiffness in response to an applied stress, usually earthquake shaking or other sudden change in stress condition, causing it to behave like a liquid.

Some netizens, however, disagreed and said that what happened in Benguet was not soil liquefaction but a landslide caused by flooding triggered by continuous heavy rains.

Meanwhile, the death toll from the landslide in Mankayan, Benguet now stands at 23, ANC reported. At least 7 people are reported missing.

The Mountain Province, Apayao, Abra, and Benguet are under a state of calamity.