Water from Butuanon River floods three Sitios in Brgy Paknaan, Mandaue City

Norman Mendoza 02/08/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Three Sitios in Barangay Paknaan in Mandaue City experienced flooding after the Butuanon River overflowed past 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 8, 2020. Some residents of sitios Talong, Sili and Ahos that has…

Netizens offer suggestions after seeing photo of Mahiga Creek filled with garbage

Immae Lachica 06/24/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—The “Siloy is Watching” post of CDN Digital that showed a huge amount of garbage stuck at the Mahiga Creek below the Subagdaku Bridge in Mandaue City after heavy downpour on Sunday afternoon, June 23,…

Worsening floods

Editorial 01/24/2017

It was no small coincidence that the floods and landslides in Metro Cebu and Cebu province occurred at the same time that a city in faraway northern Mindanao experienced its worst flooding since it went through the…

20 families evacuated after creek, river overflowed in Consolacion

Nestle L. Semilla 01/10/2017

At least 20 families were evacuated after a man-made creek and a river in Consolacion, north of Cebu overflowed on Tuesday noon. Consolacion Mayor Teresa Alegado said Pitogo man-made creek and Casaga river overflowed at around 12…

Mandaue disaster office closely monitors Butuanon river

Dominic D. Yasay 01/10/2017

The Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (LDRRMO) of Mandaue City is urging residents living near the Butuanon River to be vigilant and watchful for the possible rise of the water level in the river. LDRRMO…

Downpour in Sibonga causes river to overflow, residents to leave homes

Nestle L. Semilla 12/16/2016

Some of the at least 80 families living near the Sta. Filomena River in Barangay Poblacion in Sibonga town in southern Cebu left their houses after they were asked to evacuate the area when the river overflowed…

Between drought and the deluge

Radel Paredes 07/02/2016

Friday night’s flooding, which caused some cars to be stalled or even literally submerged while thousands of commuters were stuck for hours in the rain, was a reminder once again of how those of us living in…

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