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Ruby’s heavy rains threaten Marinduque with flash floods


Flash floods threaten Marinduque as Boac River continued to swell and sea water rose amid heavy rains spawned by Typhoon “Ruby,” now weakened to the category of a tropical storm, the head of the provincial disaster coordinating council said Monday.

Posted: December 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Rescuer drowns after saving 3 in Zamboanga flash flood


The body of a mechanic was found floating at sea Monday, two days since he was swept away after rescuing a woman and her two children who were trapped on a rock by a flash flood that swept down the Anuling River from the mountains following heavy rain on Saturday, the authorities said.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Flash floods kill 6 in Vietnam


A disaster official says flash floods triggered by heavy rains have killed six people, including five in a family in northern Vietnam.

Posted: August 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

200 families flee flood in Zamboanga City village

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Around 200 families were forced to leave their homes in the village of Sangali at around 5 p.m. Thursday as floodwater had been rising due to heavy rain.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Calamity state declared in South Cotabato town

A state of calamity has been declared in Tupi town, South Cotabato province, following flash floods and a waterspout that destroyed communities there some two weeks ago.

Posted: June 28th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »