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…

Floods, landslides hamper work to restore power after typhoon Ursula

the Inquirer staff 12/29/2019

Floods and landslides caused by Typhoon “Ursula” (international name: Phanfone) are hampering work to restore power in the Visayas where only 10 out of 29 affected areas now have electricity. National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP)…

Victims of supertyphoon Yolanda in Capiz suffer again from typhoon Ursula

Nestor Burgos Jr. - Inquirer Visayas 12/29/2019

PANAY, CAPIZ—“We are back in our ‘condominium’ but we hope we will not stay here long,” Jasmin Bansale said. She was referring to a classroom at Felix Balgos National High School in Barangay Agbalo in Panay town,…

Fruit vendor gets help after FB post on money he lost to a man who duped him went viral

Immae Lachica 04/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Solomon Alfanta, 76, lost his Sunday morning earnings from selling fruits at the new Minglanilla public market to a man who duped him with a fake P1, 000 bill, but he received so much more…

Usman’s floods displace 282 families in N. Samar

Inquirer.net 12/29/2018

TACLOBAN CITY — Floods have displaced 282 families or 1,280 individuals in 12 barangays in Catarman, Northern Samar, due to heavy rains spawned by Tropical Depression “Usman.” The families have been staying in the town’s auditorium after…

Orange alert raised in Cebu

Doris C. Bongcac 12/20/2018

CEBU CITY, PHILIPPINES- The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO) has advised disaster personnel in the city’s 80 barangays to be on alert for possible emergencies that may result from the continuous rains. Nagiel…

1 missing, thousands displaced by floods as ‘Samuel’ crossed Eastern Visayas

Inquirer.net 11/21/2018

TACLOBAN CITY – A 22-year old man was reported missing as thousands of individuals in Eastern Visayas were affected by Tropical Depression ‘Samuel’ on Tuesday. The unidentified missing person was swept away after he reportedly crossed a…

Of floods and heroes

Madrileña de la Cerna 09/16/2018

Evacuation was very short because early the next day they are back in their house again checking for any damage or loss. Every year we experience more than 20 typhoons and each time it is always a…

Pagasa warns of floods, landslides over weekend

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/31/2018

  FLOODS and landslides are likely to happen with the incessant rain that is projected to continue until Sunday, Sept. 2. The weather bureau warned residents of low-lying areas and those living in landslide-prone areas to take…

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