At least 20 families were evacuated when a landslide caused by rains hit a village in Cebu City early Thursday, police said.

The families were evacuated to the gymnasium of Brgy. Buhisan around 3:10 a.m. due to rocks and soil that fell 80 to 100 feet above their houses, Senior Supt. Melvin Buenafe, Cebu City Police director, said.

Fortunately, no houses were hit and there were no casualties, Buenafe said in a text message.

The debris, however, fell on the road between the houses and the nearby ravine, giving motorists a hard time passing through, he said. (John Roson)

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