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‘Quinta’ death toll rises to 20

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Aerial photo taken shows villages in Iloilo province that were flooded due to heavy rains brought by typhoon "Quinta". Photo courtesy of the Office of Civil Defense-Western Visayas

The death toll from Tropical Storm “Quinta”(international codename: Wukong) that hit the Visayas on Christmas Day has risen to 20, with more than 20,000 others left homeless, the government said Sunday.

Posted: December 31st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Roxas City, 3 Capiz towns cut off from water source as silt sets into Panay River

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The residents of Roxas City and three nearby municipalities have difficulty getting their potable water requirement as the water from Panay River, the only water source, has been contaminated with silt.

Posted: December 28th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

P32M in crops lost to flooding in Bicol

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Some P32 million in crops were lost in Bicol due to widespread flooding spawned by torrential rains brought on by tropical storm Quinta on Wednesday, the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said Friday.

Posted: December 28th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Aklan declared under state of calamity

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The province of Aklan has been placed under a state of calamity due to flooding brought by typhoon “Quinta.”

Posted: December 28th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Quinta’ death toll rises to 11

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Strong winds brought by typhoon Quinta in Cansaga bridge, Mandaue City. CDN /TONEE DESPOJO

The death toll from tropical depression Quinta (international name Wukong) has increased to 11 as of Friday morning while two were missing, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said.

Posted: December 28th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Quinta’ leaves 9 dead

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Tropical Storm “Quinta” left at least nine people dead and four missing in a sweep across the Visayan and Bicol regions that sent flash floods rampaging in the lowlands and tens of thousands fleeing to safer grounds.

Posted: December 28th, 2012 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Over 9,000 passengers now stranded at Manila North Harbor

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More than 9,280 passengers have been stranded at Manila’s North Harbor and eight other major ports in Luzon due to rough sea conditions caused by tropical depression “Quinta” (international code name: Wukong), as of Thursday morning, the Philippine Coast Guard said.

Posted: December 27th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

2 drown, 2 missing in Iloilo floods spawned by ‘Quinta’

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Two persons drowned and two others remained missing in Iloilo as of Wednesday night, after heavy rains brought by typhoon “Quinta” triggered flooding in several municipalities in the province.

Posted: December 27th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Quinta’ does little damage

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Tropical storm “Quinta” cut across the Visayas on Wednesday, triggering scattered floods and landslides, but mercifully losing steam before it could wreak havoc on the country still recovering from a lethal typhoon that struck three weeks ago.

Posted: December 27th, 2012 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Quinta’ weakens into depression; no casualties reported from affected areas

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Residents in central Philippines may now heave a sigh of relief.

Posted: December 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

41 flights to and from NAIA cancelled due to ‘Quinta’

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Forty-one flights to and from Ninoy Aquino International Airport were cancelled on Wednesday due to bad weather brought by tropical depression “Quinta.”

Posted: December 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

30 hospital patients evacuated in Iloilo City due to threat of flood

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Thirty patients of the district hospital of Barotac Viejo town in Iloilo were evacuated Wednesday afternoon due to heavy rains and threats of flooding due to storm “Quinta.”

Posted: December 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Trauma over ‘Pablo’ keeps typhoon survivors keen on weather bulletins

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Since Christmas Eve, typhoon evacuees here have been anxiously asking about the new weather disturbance, which they feared could hit their already devastated communities in Compostela Valley.

Posted: December 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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