MGB-7 warns public of landslides, flash floods during La Niña

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mines and Geosciences Bureau in Central Visayas (MGB-7) warned the public of possible landslides and flash floods during the La Niña season. In a statement, MGB 7 Director Armando Malicse urged local…

Flood, landslide affect 2,802 individuals in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/14/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Two thousand eight hundred two (2,802) individuals were affected by the flood and landslide caused by heavy rains last night, October 13, 2020. This was according to a report of the Mandaue City…

80 residents evacuated from landslide-affected Sitio Lupa in Brgy Sapangdaku

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –A total of 13 families consisting of 80 individuals were told to vacate their homes in Sitio Lupa in the mountain barangay of Sapangdaku in Cebu City Friday night, October 9, after the area…

LPA, habagat to bring rains in Cebu for the next 2 days

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Those living in areas prone to landslide and flash floods are advised to take extra precaution in the next couple of days. This as the state weather bureau said damp weather in Cebu…

Floods, landslides in Cebu City hinterlands due to heavy rains

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Paul Lauro 10/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Heavy rains in the mountain barangays of Cebu City have resulted in several minor landslides and flash floods on Sunday noon, October 4. Ramil Ayuman, officer-in-charge of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and…

Rock wall in Brgy Agsungot, Cebu City collapses due to rain

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A retaining wall made of rocks near the Agsungot-Binaliw border here was destroyed in a mini landslide on Wednesday afternoon, August 19, 2020. City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRMMO) Head Harold…

At least 43 killed in monsoon-triggered India landslide

AFP 08/10/2020

NEW DELHI — At least 43 bodies have been recovered after a massive landslide triggered by monsoon rains swept away dozens of tea estate workers in southwestern India, police said Sunday. The landslide in Idukki district, around…

Mini landslide in Kalunasan destroys one house, damages another

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — No one was reported injured in the mini landslide that destroyed a house and damaged another on Tuesday evening, July 28, 2020, in Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City. Police Corporal Marivic Cañizeres of the Guadalupe…

Clearing of landslide area in Eastern Samar may take over a week

Jani Arnaiz 01/08/2020

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte—Clearing of the landslide area in the Taft-Paranas road in Barangay Binaloan, Taft, Eastern Samar will take over a week. Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Eastern Samar District Engineering Office (ESDEO) head…

Landslide blocks road in Eastern Samar

Jani Arnaiz 01/07/2020

Maasin City, Southern Leyte—A landslide was reported along Wright-Taft Road in Barangay Binaloan, Taft, Eastern Samar on Tuesday, January 7, 2020.  A report from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Eastern Samar District Engineering Office…

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…

Cebu City on ‘red alert’ status; preemptive evac advised for mountain residents

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Stay in the comforts of your homes. This was the appeal of Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak to Cebuanos who are still planning to do last minute shopping or those who are still…

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