Tagged: Flood

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Typhoon KOPPU/Lando – Floods and Landslides

Floods and Landslides haunt the northern provinces, especially Nueva Ecija.  Typhoon KOPPU/Lando still dumps up to 133mm of rain per hour within its 600-kilometer radius. Four major dams in Luzon have opened their gates Sunday...

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Weather is slowly getting better

The “INQUIRER” published an interesting overview of the  Tropical Depression LINGLING/Agaton. Here is an excerpt, a link to the full article is at the end. Extreme or unusual weather is the new normal; there is...

Weather 2013-09-24 0

Strong Habagat causes landslides in Zambales

First Typhoon USAGI / Odette created a strong air suction and now two Low Pressure Areas (LPA) 93W and 92W amplify the southwest monsoon locally called Habagat. The result is that Metro Manila, Central Luzon, Cavite,...

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Luzon Dams again under control

Of the 9 dams in Luzon, 8 have closed their gates. Their water levels are between 10 centimeters overflow (Magat dam) and 18.9 meters below overflow (Pantabagan dam). We therefore did remove our flood...

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Flights cancelled because of floods

Cebu Pacific Air has already cancelled already 10 domestic flights. The rains submerged some areas in Metro Manila to waist-deep flood waters, making streets impassable to vehicles while thousands of people across coastal and...

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Laguna province under a state of calamity

Laguna province has been placed under a state of calamity In Santa Rosa City (Municipality of Biñan) 15 out of 18 barangays are swamped by floods. Evacuation is ongoing.  The towns of San Vicente,...

Weather 2013-01-02 0

The first clouds of the LPA have reached Mindanao

The low pressure area (LPA) 92W is quickly moving towards Mindanao and the southern Visayas. The first batch of heavy rain clouds has reached Mindanao this morning. The nasty weather will last for about...

Students in knee-deep floodwater in Quezon City after a heavy downpour 1

The dams are full and Manila under water

The dams in Luzon are full, very full, overflowing. The  La Mesa Dam in Quezon City has been placed on red alert status Tuesday morning. Meanwhile the water level has gone up from 79.35 to 79.65. High water level...

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First Floods hit central Mindanao

Floods destroy embankments of a river isolating some of the villages in San Fernando, Bukidnon on Tuesday. Intermittent rains triggered flooding in barangays Kibungcod, Namnam, Iglugsad and Magkalungay, catching some residents unprepared. Photo courtesy...

Weather-2012-03-04 0

PAGASA warns of Flash Floods and Landslides

While 34°C weather will continue to prevail over Metro Manila, flash floods and landslides threaten parts of Eastern Visayas and Mindanao due to the easterlies, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)...

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Floods in Mindanao – soon in the Southern Visayas

The floods have begun. Near General Santos (Southern Mindanao) hundreds of houses in two major villages here were submerged in floodwaters as another major waterway swelled anew over the weekend due to heavy rains...

Weather-2012-02-06 0

PAGASA publishes flood warning

The very rainy weather of the last 2 days brought a lot of water to the southern Visayas and northern Mindanao. This rainy weather will persist for some more days. This is why PAGASA...

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Camiguin inaugurates anti-disaster edifice

Today Camiguin celebrates two important events: First is the yearly Camiguin Chapter Day to commemorate the creation of an independent province in 1968. The second event is the official inauguration of the Hubangon disaster...