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Flood alert raised in Pangasinan, Tarlac

Residents of Pangasinan and Tarlac provinces were warned on Wednesday to be on high alert for floods as Typhoon “Henry” dumped rains on northern and central Luzon.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Lightning, floods leave 20 dead in rain-hit China

This picture taken on July 16, 2014 shows a man making his way through a flooded area in Miluo, in central China's Hunan province. Continuous rainstorms have battered several provinces, including Hunan and Guizhou, in China this week, killing at least 18 people and affecting several million, state media reported. AFP

At least 20 people have died in the past week as torrential rain batters swathes of China, with at least six killed by lightning, thousands of homes destroyed and more than 300,000 evacuated, state media said.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Marikina orders residents in low-lying areas to evacuate amid threats of flood–report

Marikina River. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Marikina City ordered a preemptive evacuation of residents threatened by floods coming from the Marikina River, according to a radio report Wednesday.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Flooding, havoc in Japan as Typhoon ‘Neoguri’ batters mainland

Japan Asia Storm Neoguri

Typhoon “Neoguri” slammed into the Japanese mainland Thursday bringing widespread flooding, ripping trees from their roots and leaving houses half-buried under mud, as tens of thousands were urged to seek shelter.

Posted: July 10th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Rains cause floods in Iloilo; classes suspended


Classes remained suspended in Iloilo City on Tuesday as many areas, including schools, remained flooded due to days of heavy rains.

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »