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Torrential rains raise Laguna de Bay level to ‘critical’

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Photo from aerial inspection by Air Force in Laguna.

Torrential rains over the weekend raised the water level of Laguna de Bay to 12.80 meters on Monday or “one foot above” its normal level, according to the Laguna Lake Development Authority.

Posted: September 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Oklahoma lake hid six bodies for decades

Custer County Sheriff Bruce Peoples answers questions as investigators work on two cars found a day earlier in Foss Lake, in Foss, Okla., Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013.  The Oklahoma State Medical Examiner’s Office says authorities have recovered skeletal remains of multiple bodies in the Oklahoma lake where the decades-old cars were recovered. AP

Two decades-old mysteries may finally be solved after Oklahoma state troopers discovered the bodies of six people in two rusted cars at the bottom of a lake during a training exercise.

Posted: September 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Man-made lake needs 34M liters of water

BOATS rented out to tourists returned to  Burnham Lake on Jan. 24 after workers began refilling it with water.  RICHARD BALONGLONG/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

True to their word, workers have completed the dredging of Burnham Lake here two weeks before the opening of the Baguio Flower Festival in February.

Posted: January 26th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Just trek, don’t swim in Pinatubo crater-lake

THE MAYOR of  Capas, Tarlac, the most popular route to the world-famous Mt. Pinatubo crater-lake, advises trekkers not to swim. A man drowned there on Jan. 2. TONETTE T. OREJAS/INQUIRER Central Luzon

Mt. Pinatubo is best for trekking, not for swimming. And don’t go there during heavy rain. Mayor Antonio Rodriguez of Capas, Tarlac, aired this advice on Friday after a 44-year-old man drowned at the volcano’s crater-lake on Jan. 2.

Posted: January 4th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Flooding eases but villagers still suffer

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Flooding caused by a swollen Laguna de Bay continues to subside, but residents in the surrounding communities in Laguna hardly feel any relief.

Posted: August 30th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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