FLOODS IN THE CITY

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/02/2018

It was not yet officially the start of the rainy season, but portions of Cebu City were flooded yesterday due to intermittent downpour. While no one was reported hurt, the floods created a gridlock especially in the…

35 persons evacuated after Urduja rains cause floods in two north Cebu towns

Morexette B. Erram 12/15/2017

  Thirty five persons or seven families were evacuated in two northern towns in Cebu after rains brought about by tropical storm Urduja cause water levels in these areas to rise. Five families or 25 persons were…

Rains bring floods, mudslides in towns of Ecija, Cagayan, Isabela

Inquirer 11/02/2017

  CABANATUAN CITY — As many as 110 families from two villages in Gapan City were evacuated to safer grounds as water levels at the Bucana Bridge rose by 6.5 meters as of 9 a.m. on Thursday…

Heavy rains cause floods, traffic gridlock in metro

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 10/06/2017

Cebu City suffered floods and massive traffic gridlock due to the heavy rains on Friday afternoon. According to Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO) head Nagiel Bañacia, flash floods were experienced mostly in the…

Floods and fraternity hazing

Ricky Poca 10/02/2017

Lately, I heard many Cebuanos complain about the flooding in some streets in Cebu City, and this is not surprising. Apparently flooding is now part of our lives, a reality caused by many factors like negligence, lack…

Heavy rains cause floods, traffic in parts of Metro Cebu

Doris C. Bongcac 09/25/2017

Traffic was slow moving in Cebu City and parts of Metro Cebu area after Monday’s rains in the morning flooded roads and submerged motorcycles and other smaller vehicles in floodwater. After the flooding subsided, piles of garbage…

4 dead, 6 missing in floods and landslides

Inquirer 09/13/2017

  Tropical Depression “Maring” dumped heavy rain on the Philippines on Tuesday, flooding Metro Manila and nearby provinces and causing landslides and flash floods that killed four people. Six others were missing, including five residents of Laguna…

EcoWaste: Floods made worse by garbage

Inquirer.net 07/29/2017

  A WASTE and pollution watchdog deplored on Saturday the reckless waste disposal of cities in Metro Manila which worsened the floods triggered by monsoon rains enhanced by Typhoon Gorio (international name: Nesat). “The rainwater will not…

Floods submerge 1,500 houses

Norman V. Mendoza 07/19/2017

Another day of rain caused the Butuanon River to overflow and flood the 6.5-hectare relocation site in Barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City, submerging 1,500 homes in mud and floodwaters. Zones Sili, Talong and Ahos, which are the most…

River overflows, floods Mandaue relocation site

Norman Mendoza 07/17/2017

The past few days of rains had caused the Butuanon River to overflow and submerge hundreds of homes in flood waters at the 6.5 hectare Paknaan relocation site in Mandaue city last Saturday afternoon. The floodwaters in…

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