Bad weather persists in Dumaguete, spillway overflows

DUMAGUETE CITY - City authorities continued to monitor flood-prone areas here as heavy rain persisted until Wednesday.

Students pray for boy feared drowned in Iligan

ILIGAN CITY - Students of Suarez National High school in this southern Philippine city lit candles and said prayers in front of the drain where 12-year-old Johnder Martinez fell and was swept away by raging waters Monday afternoon.

Deforestation the culprit? Mindanao floods affect 1,000 hectares of agri land

Over a thousand hectares of agricultural land have been damaged by the flooding that hit Northern Mindanao on Monday, based on initial figures shared by Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol Wednesday.

NDRRMC wants better SMS warnings on disasters

Disaster officials want clearer text message alerts that warn the people about impending disasters including possible flash floods in their areas. 


LOOK: Landslide buries 12 vehicles in Cebu village

A total of 12 vehicles were buried in rocks and soil after a landslide hit Sitio Grahe, Barangay Busay in Cebu City early Wednesday.

6 patay sa pagbaha sa Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental

Ayon sa PAGASA, hindi sila nagkulang sa pagpapaalala sa publiko tungkol sa ulang babagsak sa Northern Mindanao.

Heavy rains hit parts of Mindanao

Heavy rains battered other areas in Mindanao Monday, with at least two reported dead in Zamboanga del Norte and a cargo vessel from Zamboanga City tilted due to strong waves.

Residents fleeing floodwater navigate dire conditions in Visayas, Mindanao

Heavy rain and thunderstorms caused flooding in parts of Visayas and Mindanao, stranding travelers and damaging homes and properties.

Civil defense agency calls for changes in sending out weather, flood warnings

The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) said the massive flooding in Cagayan de Oro city and nearby provinces is a reminder of how faster and better means of communications are important in relaying weather updates. 

OCD: Ulat-panahon ng pamahalaan, dapat ayusin para mas maintindihan

Regular mang naglabas ng ulat-panahon ang PAGASA, marami pa ring residente ng Northern Mindanao at mga katabing probinsya ang nagulantang sa mabilis na pagtaas ng baha.