BOAC, Marinduque, Philippines — The Boac River swelled and sea water rose amid heavy rains from tropical storm Ruby (Hagupit), raising fears of flash floods on Monday. Ruby, which had turned from a typhoon into a tropical storm, made its third landfall in Torrijos town, shortly before noon Monday, dumping moderate to heavy rains […]
By Joey Gabieta
, Maricar Cingco
, Michael B. Jaucian
An elderly woman drowned in Catarman town, Northern Samar where at least 1,000 houses were damaged by storm surges spawned by Typhoon “Ruby,” local authorities said Sunday.
Torrential rain deluged swaths of drought-hit California on Tuesday, bringing floods and traffic accidents across the state and prompting evacuations amid fears of destructive mudslides.
By Chris V. Panganiban
Several villages in neighboring Tandag City and the towns of Cagwwait, San Miguel and Tago in Surigao del Sur were struck by flash floods brought by heavy rains spawned by tropical depression “Queenie” on Wednesday night, causing several hours of power outages in these affected areas.
By Carmel Loise Matus
Search and rescue operations have been ongoing for the three passengers of a motorized boat that capsized in the waters off Zamboangita town, Negros Oriental early Thursday.