E. Samar records highest heat index in PH on day of quake

MANILA, Philippines --- Guiuan in Eastern Samar recorded the highest heat index in the country on Tuesday, the same day the province was struck by a magnitude 6.5 earthquake. According to the heat index table released by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), the heat index in Guiuan soared to 46.7C around 11 a.m. A heat index of 41C or higher is considered to be at the "danger" level and poses health risks, said Pagasa. The heat index was reported merely hours before a magnitude 6.5 earthquake rocked San Julian, Eastern Samar, at 1:37 p.m. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), h...Keep on reading: E. Samar records highest heat index in PH on day of quake

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