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Floods displace 25,000 in Maguindanao; Cebu suspends classes

CEBU residents wade through the flooded streets of Sikatuna in Barangay Parian, Cebu City, after heavy rains. TONEE DESPOJO/Cebu Daily News

About 25,000 persons were affected by floods that hit 85 villages in Maguindanao province’s 11 municipalities, the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) humanitarian office said today.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Landslides, floods in Maguindanao, North Cotabato due to rains


A boy was killed and three others were injured in a landslide triggered by incessant rain in Upi, Maguindanao.

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

Manila council passes students’ safety ordinance


Students studying in Manila can soon count on their schools to give them shelter if they end up stranded due to floods, heavy rain or other calamities as part of an ordinance aimed at keeping them safe from accidents or criminals.

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

Floods prompt cancellation of classes in UST, PUP

Afternoon classes were suspended in some universities in Metro Manila after a heavy downpour flooded some areas in the metropolis Tuesday afternoon.

Posted: August 19th, 2014 in Metro | Read More »

Thunderstorm warning up over Metro, nearby areas

Project NOAH MTSAT image as of August 19, 2014, 3:32 PM. Screengrab from http://noah.dost.gov.ph/

The public is warned against heavy rains, strong winds, lightning and possible flashfloods as the state weather bureau issued a thunderstorm alert in Metro Manila and nearby provinces on Tuesday afternoon.

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