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…

Death toll in Japan floods rises to 15

AFP 07/08/2017

Tokyo — The death toll from heavy rains and flooding in southern Japan has risen to 15, media reported yesterday, as rescuers continued work to bring out isolated survivors. Raging rivers overflowing with water and mud have…

Gearing up for coming floods

Calvin D. Cordova 06/22/2017

Authorities are preparing for expected cases of flooding especially with the onset of the rainy season. For Cebu province, Kathy dela Calzada of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO) said that they are encouraging the…

MAO BA!

Inquirer, Inquirer.net 04/19/2017

FAITH AMID FLOODS The Gethsemane Parish in Mandaue City wasn’t spared by the Easter Sunday downpour with floodwaters reaching ankle deep. But it did not stop people from attending the Mass, prompting one parishioner to remark, “That…

Floods and traffic

Doris C. Bongcac, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Nestle L. Semilla, Norman V. Mendoza, Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/03/2017

Heavy rains poured and major thoroughfares were flooded as delegates of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit meetings arrived in Cebu on Monday for a week-long gathering. But the knee-deep floods which covered several streets…

VM Fortuna: Rehabilitation of Cabancalan wetland, not drainage, can solve flooding

Dominic D. Yasay 01/20/2017

THE Mandaue City government expressed worry over the Cebu City government’s plan to construct a drainage system as a remedy to control the floods in Barangays Banilad and Talamban in Cebu City, and Cabancalan and Mandaue side…

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