Over 600 flee as flooding, landslides hit Southern Mindanao

Credit to Author: ryanl| Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2019 04:41:24 +0000

DAVAO CITY—Hundreds fled their homes as several villages in Southern Mindanao were flooded due to moderate to heavy rains dumped by the trough of a low-pressure area since Friday, disaster management officials said on Saturday.

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Tail-end of cold front to bring rains, thunderstorms over Mindanao

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 06 Jan 2019 01:30:10 +0000

The tail-end of the cold front will continue to affect portions of Mindanao while the northeast monsoon (amihan) will affect the Luzon and Visayas regions.

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Bicol agriculture lost almost P600M due to floods, landslides

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Fri, 04 Jan 2019 04:04:35 +0000

Bicol agriculture lost almost P600M due to floods, landslides

LEGAZPI CITY — Agriculture in the Bicol region suffered losses equivalent to almost P600 million after Tropical Depression “Usman,” dumped heavy rains over Southern Luzon and Eastern Visayas last weekend, the Department of Agriculture (DA) in Bicol said in a report.

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Death toll in Camarines Sur town rises to 25; 23 still missing

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Tue, 01 Jan 2019 08:56:39 +0000

The death toll in Sagñay, Camarines Sur has risen to 25 on Tuesday while 23 others remain missing.

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Wild US weather: Water rescues in South, heavy snow in Midwest

Credit to Author: aulanday| Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2018 22:56:00 +0000

Winter storm in US 2018

A powerful winter storm that brought blizzard warnings Friday across the Upper Midwest was blamed for at least three fatal crashes while flash flooding from rains in the South swept away cars and forced dozens of water rescues. In northern New England, a mix of snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain added up to make […]

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Water level in Marikina River down to 14.3 meters; all alerts lifted

THE water level in Marikina River went down to 14.3 meters from 14.9 meters on Tuesday, prompting the city government to lift all alerts. It reached 20.6 meters at the height of the downpour on Saturday night, forcing the evacuation of thousands of residents in surrounding villages. Despite the improved situation in the river, however, […]

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UPDATE 2: 10 people dead, over 1M affected by floods, rains in Luzon — NDRRMC

TEN people died and more than a million people were affected by the monsoon-induced heavy rains and floods that swamped most parts of Luzon, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) and police said on Monday. In a report, the NDRRMC identified the three fatalities as Dioscoro Camacho, 36, a resident from Nangka village […]

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