DUMAGUETE CITY - City authorities continued to monitor flood-prone areas here as heavy rain persisted until Wednesday.
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.
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.
Disaster officials want clearer text message alerts that warn the people about impending disasters including possible flash floods in their areas.
A total of 12 vehicles were buried in rocks and soil after a landslide hit Sitio Grahe, Barangay Busay in Cebu City early Wednesday.
Ayon sa PAGASA, hindi sila nagkulang sa pagpapaalala sa publiko tungkol sa ulang babagsak sa Northern 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.
Heavy rain and thunderstorms caused flooding in parts of Visayas and Mindanao, stranding travelers and damaging homes and properties.
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.
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.