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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 »

Flood drills are life savers


Since he was a child, Narcisa Velasco cannot recall a year when her village in Calasiao town in Pangasinan province was not submerged in flood waters.

Posted: August 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Floods go down in parts of Bataan as monsoon rains abate—disaster exec


Floods in parts of Bataan receded on Wednesday as monsoon rains induced by Typhoon “Jose” (Halong) abated, a disaster official said.

Posted: August 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Monsoon rains flood farms in northern Philippines

A man drives his motorcycle despite low visibility caused by heavy rains along a promenade at Manila's bay on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. AP FILE PHOTO

Monsoon rains worsened by an offshore typhoon have caused flooding in northern Philippine villages, but officials say the storm is too far off at sea to hit the country.

Posted: August 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »