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Davao City hit by floods, power outage due to heavy rains

A PORTION of the Cotabato-Davao highway submerged in flood. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Heavy rains triggered flooding that left many commuters stranded and caused power outages here on Wednesday evening.

Posted: October 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Pagasa warns of possible floods, landslides in Central, Southern Luzon

Project-NOAH-MTSAT-image-October-18-2014-6.01-PM. Screengrab from http://noah.dost.gov.ph/

The weather bureau warned residents of Central and Southern Luzon on Saturday of heavy rains that could trigger flash floods and landslides because of the tail-end of a cold front affecting these two areas.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Mops may have caused Qantas flight’s midair flood–report


A torrent of water which gushed into the cabin of a Qantas superjumbo, raining down on some passengers’ heads, could have been caused by cleaning mops loosening a pipe coupling, an inquiry said Wednesday.

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Makati to fix flood ‘carmageddon’ with four mobile pumps

CHINO Roces Avenue was back to its usual rainy-day self on Tuesday, one of the major thoroughfares in Makati City that went underwater after a brief thunderstorm. INQUIRER PHOTO

After recent flash floods paralyzed traffic in and around the Makati City central business district (CBD) for the nth time, the local government is finally trying a not-so-novel remedy: mobile pumps.

Posted: October 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

10-year-old boy drowns in Sultan Kudarat flood

Sultan Kudarat

A 10-year-old boy died when floods submerged low-lying villages of Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao and bad weather continued to affect mainland Mindanao Thursday.

Posted: October 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »