BY: KRIS JOHN ENCOMIENDA
Early this morning, unknown information from a chain message via cellular phones just kept circulating in the midst of nuclear explosion issue in Fukumi, Japan.
The message is this “Reminder, 4:30 this afternoon a nuclear power plant explode in Fukimi, Japan, it is said that if ever later or tomorrow rains, don’t go outside without any protection for your skin, use umbrella or rain coat because when you rained, there are tendency that your skin might burn, it can also cause you hair baldness or skin cancer, it’s very dangerous.”
The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration or PAGASA answered the unidentified rumor that the story behind text message Japan nuclear blast which occurred on Saturday after a magnitude 9.0 earthquake hit the country the day before, will cause acid rain in the Philippines is not true
Quoted, “The winds from Japan are moving away from us. It’s not true that these winds contain acid rain,” PAGASA forecaster Aldczar Aurelio by radio dzBB today. (“Yong hangin galing sa Japan papalayo kaya ‘di makakarating sa atin. Hindi totoo ang ulan may kasamang acid.”)
Mario Montejo, Secretary of Department of Science and Technology, (DOST) told radio dwIZ today, “There is no immediate threat to the Philippines …We are very optimistic in a few days we can declare no threat to the country.”secretary said.
SOURCES: http://ph.news.yahoo.com, GMA News Online