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Cebu experiences ‘worst flooding this year’

Yesterday’s flood scene at the down town area. (Contributed Photo by Edik Doltina)

A 16-year-old-boy has been reported missing while hundreds of employees and students in Metro Cebu were stranded after heavy rains that lasted two hours Thursday afternoon caused knee-deep floods.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Netizens flood Twitter with photos of flooding

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A sudden downpour caused floods in parts of Metro Manila on Tuesday afternoon. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical & Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) issued a two-hour thunderstorm warning at 3p.m. in Metro Manila, , Rizal (Rodriguez, San Mateo, Antipolo, Cupang, Cainta), Quezon (Gen Nakar, Lucban, Tayabas, Candelaria), Zambales (Sta Cruz, San Marcelino), & portions of Tarlac, Bulacan and Cavite.

Posted: August 19th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Nepal floods kill at least 97 as cholera fears rise

A Nepalese Army helicopter flies over the site of a landslide during a rescue operation in Sindhupalchowk area, about 120 kilometers (75 miles) east of Katmandu, Nepal, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014. A massive landslide killed at least eight people and blocked a mountain river in northern Nepal on Saturday, causing the water to form a lake that was threatening to burst and sweep several villages, officials said. AP

Rescuers Sunday found 12 more bodies buried under mud and debris to bring the death toll from landslides and flooding in Nepal to 97, sparking fears of a cholera outbreak.

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Classes in 5 Obando villages suspended Tuesday

OBANDO, Bulacan

Classes in all levels are suspended Tuesday in five villages in Obando, Bulacan, due to high tide, the provincial disaster agency said Monday night.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Dagupan hit by monsoon rain, floods

Overnight rain dumped by the southwest monsoon on Friday submerged low-lying areas in this coastal city in Pangasinan province, creating rush hour traffic jams and drenching many students and workers who had to walk in ankle-deep floodwaters as they alighted from public utility vehicles.

Posted: August 3rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »