A powerful cyclone that slammed into India’s eastern seaboard weakened as it moved inland Monday, leaving at least eight dead in its wake. Rescue workers readied helicopters, aircraft and ships to carry out relief operations once daylight made clear the extent of damage.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
Just as Typhoon “Phanfone”, locally named “Neneng”, exited the Philippine area of responsibility Saturday morning, local weathermen began tracking a new tropical cyclone.
By Carine Asutilla
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Central Visayas will spend P68 million on a study to find solutions to flooding in the city, a move prompted by one of the city’s worst floods last week.
By Ben O. de Vera
As widespread flooding has virtually become the new normal when it rains, with or without a typhoon, more and more motorists are availing themselves of the so-called “Act of God” coverage for their vehicles, according to the Philippine Insurers and Reinsurers Association (Pira).
By Niña P. Calleja
A cargo vessel found to have been used for arms smuggling four years ago has again become a cause for concern.