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Double whammy for Turkey as 55 die in flash floods

ISTANBUL—Turkey battled disaster on two fronts on Saturday with eight people dying when a fire-fighting aircraft crashed and rescuers racing to find survivors of flash floods in the north that have killed at least 55......»»

Category: newsSource: thestandard thestandardAug 15th, 2021

One PH explains factors in Metro Manila flooding

CHEERS TO One PH's interview with an urban planning expert, which underlined issues causing the flooding of urban areas. The discussion addressed recent flash floods in Metro Manila, dra.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 12th, 2022

LPA, habagat to bring scattered rains over Manila, W. Visayas

MANILA - Scattered rain showers and thunderstorms will be experienced over Metro Manila and Western Visayas due to the southwest monsoon and a low-pressure area (LPA), the weather bureau said Wednesday.Flash floods or landslides are likely during moderate to at times heavy rains, the Philipp.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 13th, 2022

Flash floods displace 2,000 villagers in South Cotabato

More than 2,000 villagers in low-lying areas in South Cotabato were displaced by flash floods due to heavy rains spawned by the southwest monsoon on Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Typhoons foil agriculture s rally as pandemic saving grace

A double-whammy of strong typhoons and African swine fever outbreak pulled down farm output in the final 3 months of 2020......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 27th, 2021

Flash floods hit 4 Zamboanga City villages

Heavy rain spawned by a low-presure area off Mindanao inundated four villages in this city, leaving several residents homeless yesterday morning......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 18th, 2021

Poultry, hog raisers decry stricter corn import rules

It ’s a double whammy for poultry and hog raisers as local corn prices spiked and the government issued stricter import regulations for the commodity......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 4th, 2020

Heavy cost of coronavirus response drains local governments’ disaster budgets

The coastal towns of Dolores and Sulat in Eastern Samar constantly battle with the impact of extreme weather events such as storm surges, flash floods and typhoons......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsNov 30th, 2020

Ulysses batters Southern, Central Luzon

Typhoon Ulysses battered Southern and Central Luzon on Wednesday night until yesterday morning, dumping heavy rains that caused flash floods that submerged parts of eastern Metro Manila, Rizal and Bulacan and also affected Quezon and Bicol......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 12th, 2020

Metro Manila wakes up to severe flooding triggered by Typhoon Ulysses

(3rd update) Typhoon Ulysses' destructive winds whirled through the main island of Luzon overnight as the cyclone made its way to the capital region and Calabarzon on Thursday morning, dumping heavy rainfall and triggering flash floods across Metro Manila......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 12th, 2020

Civic group’s call: Ban single-use plastic, styrofoam in Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A civic group in Cebu City is calling for an immediate ban on single-use plastic and styrofoams in the city amid the recent flash floods. The group is composed of environmental protection organizations such as Break Free From Plastic PH Project, Philippine Earth Justice Center Inc., Philippine Movement for Climate Justice, […] The post Civic group’s call: Ban single-use plastic, styrofoam in Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 31st, 2020

Pagasa warns of flash floods, landslides in CV amid TS Rolly

CEBU, Oct. 29 (PIA) -- The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) Mactan urges Cebuanos and the rest of Central Visayas to frequently monitor the weat.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 29th, 2020

& lsquo;Quinta& rsquo; displaces 1 million people

Over 240,000 families across four regions, or nearly a million Filipinos, were forced to flee flash floods and landslides as Typhoon “Quinta” blitzed the country while crossing into the West Philippine Sea on Monday, disaster officials said......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 27th, 2020

4k families in Mandaue receive cash, food assistance after floods

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Over 4,000 families who were affected by recent flash floods in Mandaue City have received cash aid and relief packs from the government. The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7), in a press release dated October 25, 2020, said that 4,400 families in eight barangays in Mandaue City were […] The post 4k families in Mandaue receive cash, food assistance after floods appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 26th, 2020

4 dead in Zamboanga del Norte, North Cotabato floods

Two persons drowned in flash floods in Zamboanga del Norte on Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 21st, 2020

OBO identifies 83 structures along Cebu City riversides violating 3-meter easement

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Office of the Building Official (OBO) here has identified 83 establishments violating the three-meter easement policy along major waterways in the city. The OBO conduced an inspection on October 19 and 20, 2020, in various riverside areas in the city after flash floods and landslides have become frequent in the past […] The post OBO identifies 83 structures along Cebu City riversides violating 3-meter easement appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 20th, 2020

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

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 government unit (LGU) officials to initiate preparedness measures for potential flood and landslide in areas determined to have […] The post MGB-7 warns public of landslides, flash floods during La Niña appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 15th, 2020

Forecasters warn of flash floods

Two low pressure areas and the southwest monsoon caused rains over many parts of the country on Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 11th, 2020

Floods, landslides in Cebu City hinterlands due to heavy rains

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 Management Office (CDRRMO), confirmed this in a series of posts on his official Facebook page. A landslide made […] The post Floods, landslides in Cebu City hinterlands due to heavy rains appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 4th, 2020

Deadly storm barrels across France, Italy

Two people died in Italy and eight were missing in France on Saturday after storms, torrential rain and flash floods battered the border area, washing away roads and houses, cutting off whole villages and triggering landslips, as hundreds of rescuers raced to find stranded survivors. Torrential rain of up to 50 centimetres (20 inches) and […] The post Deadly storm barrels across France, Italy appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 4th, 2020

Igme exits PAR but ‘habagat’ set to cause rain showers — PAGASA

In its 4 a.m. weather update on Sunday, Pagasa cautioned that possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate with at times heavy rains could occur at Batanes, Cagayan including Babuyan Islands, Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, Zambales, and Bataan......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2020