Central Chinese province swamped after heaviest rain in 1,000 years

Reuters 07/21/2021

BEIJING — Large swathes of China’s central Henan province were under water on Wednesday, with its capital Zhengzhou hardest-hit after being drenched by what weather forecasters said was the heaviest rain in 1,000 years. In Zhengzhou, a…

Pagasa Mactan records highest rainfall amount since TS Dante

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 06/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration in Mactan (Pagasa-Mactan) recorded the highest rainfall amount for Metro Cebu during Tuesday’s (June 22, 2021) heavy downpour.  Pagasa-Mactan said it recorded 40 millimeters of rainfall, or…

Two dead, minor still missing due to flooding in Cebu City

Paul Lauro 10/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—At least two people died, and one minor remained missing due to the flooding in different parts of Cebu City on Tuesday evening, October 13, 2020, authorities here confirmed.  One of the fatalities was 85-year-old…

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…

Typhoon ‘Tisoy’ threatens Games

Patricia Denise Chiu - Inquirer.net 11/29/2019

Athletes taking part in the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games may have to compete under heavy rain as a typhoon threatens to drench the biennial sports event in Luzon next week. Severe Tropical Storm “Kammuri” intensified into…

Heavy downpour resulted in wall collapse

Nestle L. Semilla 02/03/2018

A concrete wall in Sitio Bayanihan, Barangay Basak Pardo, Cebu City collapsed this morning. Barangay Captain Yolandito Cagang, who inspected the area, said that the wall gave in due to heavy rain yesterday. No one was injured…

2nd storm in a week batters southern China

AP 08/27/2017

Hong Kong — A second tropical storm in days swept into southern China on Sunday, lashing Hong Kong and Macau with heavy rain and strong wind as the region reels from the strongest typhoon in decades that…

Flood blamed on clogged drainage

Inna Gian Mejia 08/25/2017

Clogged drainage has caused the heavy flooding in Cebu City in the evening of Thursday and up to early morning on Friday, following heavy rain spawned by tropical storm “Jolina.” Mayor Tomas Osmeña, in a news conference…

Boy carried by strong river current; vessel fails to dock at port

Nestle L. Semilla, Rene F. Alima 12/17/2016

A five-year-old boy drowned as he was carried by strong current in a river during last Friday’s downpour in Barangay Camp Ocho, Toledo City. The body of John Ray Swerte was found in Barangay Canban-ug, around 25…

MAO BA?

Editorial 11/28/2016

CAB RIDE A taxi driver and a passenger were surprised when a girl ran and suddenly opened the door to the taxi’s back seat. It turned out the girl thought there was no passenger inside, and she…

Typhoon kills 6 in South Korea

10/06/2016

SEOUL, South Korea — A typhoon that battered South Korea this week has killed six people and left four others missing, the country’s safety agency said Thursday. Typhoon Chaba caused strong winds and heavy rain in southeastern…

Heavy rains hit Cebu City

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 10/05/2016

Heavy rains was experienced on Wednesday evening resulting to floods in Cebu City. Jhomer Eclarino, weather specialist of the state weather bureau Pagasa, said the heavy rains brought by southwest monsoon were caused by Tropical Depression Julian.…

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