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Death toll from Indonesian mudslide rises to 56

Rescuers search for the victims of a landslide that swept away a village in Jemblung, Central Java, Indonesia, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. About 2,000 rescuers, including soldiers, police and volunteers, have been mobilized to dig through the mud and wreckage after the landslide Friday buried more than 100 houses and left dozens of people dead or missing. (AP Photo)

The death toll from a mudslide that flattened much of a village in central Indonesia rose to 56 on Monday before rain forced rescuers to halt their search for dozens of missing people, officials said.

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

Naga City’s river overflows, floods villages

naga city map

Rains that have been pouring without letup since Friday brought by Typhoon “Ruby” caused Naga River, a tributary of Bicol River, to overflow and flood surrounding villages in Naga City, the mayor said Monday.

Posted: December 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

5 roads not passable in Catanduanes due to floods

Catanduanes Typhoon Ruby

At least five roads were blocked by floods and landslide in Catanduanes after Typhoon “Ruby” hit the island- province, the military said Monday.

Posted: December 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Metro folk warned of ‘Ruby’ fury


Metro Manila residents are warned to brace themselves for possible storm surges, floods and landslides with Typhoon “Ruby” expected to hurtle past areas south of the capital on Monday.

Posted: December 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Caramoan struck by landslide, floods

PHOTO from Police Regional Office 5

Floods swept through 15 villages in the municipality of Caramoan in Camarines Sur and a landslide cut off the town from this city following incessant rain since early Wednesday morning.

Posted: October 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »