Death toll in rises to 168 in Germany and Belgium floods

Reuters 07/18/2021

ERFTSTADT, Germany/WASSENBERG, Germany — The death toll in devastating flooding in western Germany and Belgium rose to at least 168 on Saturday after burst rivers and flash floods this week collapsed houses and ripped up roads and…

Agusan del Norte folk flee homes as Tropical Storm Dante triggers floods

Erwin Mascariñas, Jhesset Enano 06/02/2021

At least 200 families in Agusan del Norte province were forced to flee their homes due to floods triggered by heavy rain since Monday night as Tropical Storm “Dante” (international name: Choi-wan) continued to inch closer to…

Cebu City under blue alert, red rainfall warning persists

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency personnel are under blue alert as heavy rains continue due to Tropical Storm Dante which is moving towards Eastern Samar as per the latest weather bulletin by Pagasa. The…

Typhoon Bising displaces 130,000, leaves 2 dead in Bicol

Ma. April Mier-Manjares, Mars Arguelles, Stephanie Florida 04/21/2021

LEGAZPI CITY, Albay, Philippines — Floods and landslides caused by moderate to heavy rain dumped by Typhoon “Bising” (international name Surigae), which affected Bicol region over the weekend and Monday, forced 39,341 families or 137,532 people to…

MGB-7 to LGUs: Use geohazard maps to prepare for TS Auring

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/20/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mines and Geosciences Bureau in Central Visayas (MGB-7) is urging local government units (LGUs) to refer to the geohazard map to identify areas that need more attention for the incoming Tropical…

Mandaue flood victims receive cash, relief goods

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/29/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The thousands of families affected by the floods last October 2020 here received their financial assistance from the city government on Tuesday, December 29, 2020. In barangay Paknaan alone, there were about 3,600…

Flood-proofing villages and households

Segundo Eclar Romero - @inquirerdotnet 11/20/2020

One reason the ability of the government to cope with “Ulysses” and other calamities is overstretched is because people who should be able to help themselves, or help one another, do not do so. The irony is…

Typhoon Ulysses triggers worst floods in Metro Manila in years

Reuters 11/12/2020

MANILA —Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday ordered government agencies to rush aid to people affected by Typhoon Ulysses after the storm killed at least two people and brought the worst flooding in the capital Manila in…

Cebu City on alert for incoming tropical depression

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is on alert for an incoming tropical depression (TD) which is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility tonight, November 6, 2020. Councilor David Tumulak, the city council’s…

In photos: Floods hit parts of Metro Cebu after heavy downpour

CDN Digital staff 10/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Waterworld.” This was one of the comments of netizens of the photos and videos published in CDN Digital about the floods that hit parts of Metro Cebu after a heavy downpour at past…

Mandaue City gov’t asks residents near rivers to be vigilant, cooperate when told to evacuate

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/06/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—The Mandaue City government is asking residents living near rivers to be vigilant and to cooperate if asked to evacuate when there is a heavy downpour. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, the executive secretary of Mandaue…

Multiple deaths reported as floods, landslide strike Jakarta

01/02/2020

JAKARTA — Severe flooding in Jakarta has claimed at least three lives and forced hundreds of residents to flee their homes after heavy rains from Tuesday evening to Wednesday morning inundated both residential and commercial areas across the…

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