Posts Tagged Flood

Several barangays in Zamboanga city submerged in floodwater due to ‘Marilyn’

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 13, 2019

Several barangays in Zamboanga City are submerged in flood due to the heavy rains brought by tropical depression ‘Marilyn’ this week. There is also no electricity in several areas due...

Crocodile takes refuge on rooftop in flood-hit Indian state

Robie de Guzman   •   August 13, 2019

Heavy rain and landslides have killed 147 people in the Indian states of Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra and forced hundreds of thousands of people to take shelter in relief camps...

Floods force evacuations, submerge buildings in India’s north

Robie de Guzman   •   July 29, 2019

Flood victims were forced to evacuate from their homes after heavy rains and overflowing rivers swamped vast swathes of India on Sunday (July 28). Residents of Kota city, in India’s...

Boracay Island submerged in flood due to heavy rain

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 17, 2019

Several areas in Boracay Island have been submerged in flood since Tuesday (July 16) due to heavy monsoon rain brought by tropical storm Falcon. Barangay Balabag and several parts of...

Three towns in Bulacan still submerged in flood, LGU cautions public against diseases from flood

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 2, 2019

Bocaue, Balagtas, and Marilao, Bulacan are still submerged in flood due to the plastic waste in rivers. Several residents are already suffering from skin diseases after wading through flood. Ferdinand...

Climate disasters cause global economic losses to soar, UN says

admin   •   October 11, 2018

  From 1998 to 2017 direct economic losses from natural disasters totaled $2.9 trillion, of which 77 percent was due to extreme weather that is intensifying as the world warms,...

Authorities find bodies of 2 minors swept by strong current in Calamba river

UNTV News   •   September 14, 2017

  MANILA, Philippines — Authorities have found the dead bodies of two minors swept away by strong water current in a river in Calamba Laguna. The remains of 14-year old...

MMDA to use drones in monitoring traffic, flood in Metro Manila

admin   •   September 22, 2016

  Aside from hundreds of closed circuit television cameras scattered all over Metro Manila, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will start using drones to monitor the traffic and flood...

DPWH assures completion flood control projects before rainy season next year

admin   •   September 17, 2015

MANILA, Philippines —  Flooding in the streets of Metro Manila during heavy rains are expected to lessen once the two flood control projects of DPWH in Blumentritt and Maysilo are completed....

Hundreds die in India, Pakistan after heaviest rain in 50 years

admin   •   September 10, 2014

(Reuters) – The death toll from the heaviest rain to fall on Kashmir in 50 years rose to more than 400 on Tuesday, with thousands still trapped on rooftops and...

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