By Jani Arnaiz
The province of Southern Leyte was declared under a state of calamity Saturday after a flash flood destroyed at least 20 houses in this city and landslides triggered by continuous heavy rain brought by Tropical Depression Basyang blocked a number of roads in the province, Governor Roger Mercado said.
By Dennis Santos
At least one person drowned in a flash flood that swamped parts of Davao City following heavy rain Friday evening, authorities said.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
The Toll Regulatory Board said the Monday morning flash flood at the South Luzon Expressway, which left many stranded, was “extraordinary” and beyond their control.
By DJ Yap
The state weather bureau on Saturday warned of flash floods and landslides in a wide area in Mindanao due to heavy rains and thunderstorms spawned by a low-pressure area east of Davao City.
By Frinston Lim
One person was killed while trying to help neighbors as hundreds of terrified villagers fled to safer ground as flash flood swamped two towns in Davao del Norte early Thursday, officials said.
By Nikko Dizon
Army Pfc. Albert Fuyonan should have been celebrating his wedding at a church in Tagum City in Davao del Norte on Saturday instead of being confined in a hospital.
By Frances Mangosing
At least 43 people died and 25 others injured as Typhoon “Pablo” (international name: Bopha) slammed into the mining province of Compostela Valley Tuesday, the military said.
By Carmel Loise Matus
, Jessa Chrisna Marie J. Agua
There was no typhoon in the area but there was “confined rainfall” and thick clouds over northern Cebu when a flash flood hit Liloan town’s Mulao river, where a boy drowned, the Mactan office of the state weather bureau Pagasa said.
By Katherine Evangelista
Northern and Central Luzon will experience mostly cloudy skies with scattered rains and thunderstorms as the tail-end of a cold front continues to prevail over the region, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Friday.
Diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corp. on Wednesday unveiled the single largest corporate social responsibility project in the country for victims of Tropical Storm “Sendong.”
By Bobby Lagsa
, Cai Panlilio
, Richel V. Umel
It would not have mattered to Rodel Gabato if they had rung the school bell all day Tuesday. He would not have shown up, anyway.
By Julie M. Aurelio
Like a rampaging tsunami, but with more destructive debris that tore up everything in its path. This was how a University of the Philippines geologist described the flash floods that hit Iligan City at the height of Tropical Storm “Sendong” which left more than 400 dead in the city alone. Alfredo Mahar Lagmay explained that [...]
The official death toll from last week’s massive flash flooding in two Mindanao cities topped 1,000 on Wednesday as authorities said they lost count of how many more were missing in one of the worst calamities to hit the southern coastal region.