Quantcast
Latest Stories
Home » rains You are browsing entries tagged with “rains”

It’s wet year-round, but who’s complaining?

People call it “apon ti tudu” (rain’s nest), as if it’s a bad thing. But if the unpredictable rain is the reason for the lush forest cover and an abundant supply of water, words will never hurt Santa Praxedes town in Cagayan province. On the contrary, with the cascades that dot the town, any resident can only manage a smile whenever they hear that.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Forest fires in Eastern Samar put out—report

By
eastern-samar-map

Forest fires that scorched at least five towns for a week in Eastern Samar have finally been put out, a radio report said Tuesday.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Northeast monsoon to continue bringing isolated rain

By
Pagasa satellite image as of 05:00 pm, Tuesday, February 18, 2014

No tropical cyclone is expected in the country this week, but cold winds from the northeast will bring cloudy skies and isolated light rains to Luzon and the Visayas, state forecasters said.

Posted: February 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Butuan mayor appeals for aid

By
AFP FILE PHOTO

Butuan Mayor Ferdinand Amante Jr. has appealed for more aid following widespread destruction left by nearly two weeks of rain caused by a lingering low pressure area.

Posted: January 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Agaton’ may morph back into a storm, says Pagasa

By
MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image 2 a.m., 22 January 2014

From low pressure area (LPA) to tropical depression to LPA—to tropical depression again? Or even stronger?

Posted: January 22nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

6,000 more flee Agusan floods, landslides; 26 deaths recorded, say local execs

By
AFP FILE PHOTO

The rains here may not be as heavy as the past days, but landslides and flashfloods caused by a swelling Agusan River sent thousands more fleeing for safety.

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

1,000 more families in Compostela Valley flee from floods

By
AP FILE PHOTO

The number of evacuees in Compostela Valley swelled on Monday, as over a thousand families more headed to evacuation centers due to floods spawned by Tropical Depression Agaton.

Posted: January 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Floods hit 54 villages in Capiz; boats prohibited from going out at sea

By
capiz map

Continuous rains since Monday triggered flashfloods in Capiz province submerging rice fields and rendering roads impassable.

Posted: January 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

4 Tagum fishermen drift at sea for 3 days after being swept away by flood

By
INQUIRER MINDANAO FILE PHOTO

Twenty-nine-year-old fisherman Marvin Borganio was happily harvesting bamboo along the Liboganon River in Barangay (village) Busaon in Tagum City with fellow fishermen Rolan Gasipong, 25; Jomar Romuteho, 23; and Kenneth Bordanio, 14, who volunteered to help, on Jan. 10, when water suddenly rose and swept them away into the open sea.

Posted: January 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Rains stop in Mindanao; death toll hits 23

By
Residents ride a boat as they paddle along a flooded village brought about by heavy rains in the outskirts of Butuan City, Agusan del sur province, in southern island of Mindanao on January 13, 2014. Twenty-two people have been killed and nearly 200,000 others evacuated from floods and landslides that hit a southern Philippine region still recovering from a deadly 2012 typhoon, the government said January 14. AFP PHOTO/Erwin Mascarinas

The sun finally shone Wednesday on many areas in Mindanao, including the Davao provinces, after days of heavy rain induced by a low pressure area, landslides, and floods that have left more than 20 people dead.

Posted: January 15th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

2,500 stranded at Sorsogon port due to lack of RoRo vessels

By ,
matnog, sorsogon

Close to 2,500 passengers and more than a hundred vehicles were marooned since Monday evening at the Matnog port in Sorsogon while another four-kilometer queue of vehicles were waiting to get to the port amid a shortage of roll-on-roll-off vessels to bring them across to the port of Allen in Samar.

Posted: January 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

LPA-induced rains in parts of PH to continue through Wednesday—Pagasa

By
MT Satellite image January 14, 2014, 7:32 a.m. Screengrab from http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

The state weather bureau said that the low pressure area (LPA) hovering over Butuan City as of early Tuesday showed no indications of intensifying into a tropical depression, although it will cause moderate to heavy rains in parts of the country.

Posted: January 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Rain-spawned landslides kill 6 in Mindanao

Mt. Diwata Monkayo

At least six persons have been reported killed and six reported missing as floods and landslides struck many communities in Compostela Valley and other parts of northeast Mindanao over the weekend.

Posted: January 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Advertisement
  1. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  2. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  3. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  4. Massive infra spending set
  5. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  6. DOJ to NBI: Arrest Cedric Lee, 4 others
  7. Cardinal Tagle to faithful: Join politics to clean it
  8. Estrada, Gigi Reyes denied access to evidence from other respondents
  9. Thoughts on Holy Week
  10. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
  1. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  2. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  3. Netizens cry: 6/55 Lotto was rigged
  4. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  5. ‘Wife of Jesus’ theory papyrus not fake – Harvard study
  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  7. Gay college instructor arrested for oral sex with student
  8. ‘King’ Yabut and I: Driver bares Makati dad ‘abuses’
  9. It was difficult having Japanese blood
  10. Palace: We can’t blame increase in population on Vitangcol
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Pork payoffs to newscasters Erwin Tulfo, Del Prado, others bared
  4. UP back on top as ‘average’ student aces bar
  5. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  6. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  7. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  8. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  9. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  10. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’

News

  • DOH asks co-passengers of OFW carrier to test for MERS-CoV
  • ‘Shouldn’t we move?’ Ferry evacuation under scrutiny
  • 5.5-magnitude quake hits Sultan Kudarat
  • Passengers denied chance to escape sinking South Korea ferry
  • Firetruck rams California eatery; 15 injured
  • Sports

  • PH youth boxers off to stumbling start in AIBA World tilt
  • Durant has 42, Thunder beat Pistons 112-111
  • Walker leads Bobcats over Bulls in OT, 91-86
  • Man City slips further out of title contention
  • Federer would skip tennis to be with wife, newborn
  • Lifestyle

  • Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest
  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  • This is not just a farm
  • Clams and garlic, softshell crab risotto–not your usual seafood fare for Holy Week
  • Moist, extra-tender blueberry muffins
  • Entertainment

  • Will Arnett files for divorce from Amy Poehler
  • American rapper cuts own penis, jumps off building
  • Jay Z to bring Made in America music fest to LA
  • Why Lucky has not bought an engagement ring for Angel
  • Derek more private with new girlfriend
  • Business

  • Asia stocks fail to match Wall Street gains
  • Fired Yahoo exec gets $58M for 15 months of work
  • PH presses bid to keep rice import controls
  • PSEi continues to gain
  • Number of retrenched workers rose by 42% in ’13
  • Technology

  • DOF: Tagaytay, QC best at handling funds
  • Smart phone apps and sites perfect for the Holy Week
  • Tech company: Change passwords or suffer ‘Heartbleed’
  • Filling the digital talent gap
  • SSS to shut down website for Holy Week
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

  • Syria most dangerous country for journalists, PH 3rd—watchdog
  • Japan says visa-free entry still a plan
  • First Fil-Am elected to Sierra Madre, Calif. city council
  • UC Irvine cultural night to dramatize clash of values in immigrant family
  • Filipino sweets and info served at UC Berkeley Spring Fest
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement