Category Archives: FLOODS

DAVAO DEL NORTE: Over 1K families affected by flood inSanto Tomas to get relief aid

SANTO TOMAS, Davao del Norte (January 17, 2022)—Over 1, 000 families from four flood-hit villages will receive relief aid from the municipal government of Santo Tomas as several families were displaced from their homes due to flooding triggered by continuous rain.

Mayor Ernesto “Tatay Erning” Evangelista said he already ordered the Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office (MSWDO)… See more

FLOOD UPDATES: Thousands evacuated in Marikina

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) warned in a bulletin at 11 am that rain would persist in parts of Luzon in the next 24 hours, as the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council ordered preemptive evacuation of thousands of residents of Marikina City.

The weather bureau said that rain on Saturday, July 24, brought by the southwest monsoon was heaviest in Zambales and Bataan and in the regions of Metro Manila, Ilocos, Cordillera, Central Luzon, Calabarzon, and Mimaropa.

Palace monitoring situation in areas hit by heavy monsoon rains

 July 24, 2021

MANILA – Malacañang on Saturday said it is closely monitoring the situation in the country as heavy monsoon rains continue to drench parts of Luzon.“We are closely monitoring the weather situation, especially flood-prone and landslide-prone areas, where heavy rainfall warning… Read More

Forced evacuation as Marikina River water level rises

 July 24, 2021

MANILA – About 3,077 families living in communities near the Marikina River have been evacuated as its water level continued to rise due to the heavy monsoon rains, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Saturday.In a message to reporters, Mark Cashean… Read More

WEATHER UPDATE: Possible floods, landslides in next 24 hours

NDRRMC warns of rains, floods due to 2 LPAs

 December 27, 2020

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council is reminding the public to prepare for the rains and possible floods and landslides from the two low-pressure areas (LPAs) inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility and the northeast monsoon affecting the Northern Luzon.As… Read More

AFP teams on standby during weather disturbances

 December 27, 2020

MANILA – Disaster response teams (DRTs) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) are always ready to help with government efforts to mitigate the effects of low pressure areas (LPA), tropical depressions, typhoons, and other calamities.National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management… Read More

Public urged to brace for possible floods, landslides

 Malacañang on Sunday urged the public to brace for possible floods and landslides brought about by two low pressure areas (LPAs) and the northeast monsoon.Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this remark after the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical… Read More

MinDA, partners convene to address Central Mindanao flooding

4th Mindanao River Basin Management Council (MRBMC)

 November 27, 2020

KIDAPAWAN CITY – The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) and North Cotabato provincial government hosted here Friday the 4th Mindanao River Basin Management Council (MRBMC) to further discuss the preparations against severe flooding incidents in the province and the rest of Central… Read More

Cagayan placed under state of calamity

Massive rescue and relief operations intensified

 November 14, 2020

TUGUEGARAO CITY– Cagayan province was placed under state of calamity on Saturday as massive rescue and relief operations have been intensified. The floodwater level in many areas in the province remains high due to Typhoon Ulysses. Governor Manuel Mamba, in a telephone interview, said at least… Read More

PRRD orders Cimatu to probe illegal logging, mining in Region 2

 November 15, 2020

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday ordered Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu to look into reports of illegal logging and mining after Cagayan Valley experienced massive flooding triggered by heavy rainfall due to Typhoon Ulysses and enhanced by the tail-end of a cold front.“I… Read More

Cagayan prepared but surprised by ‘unprecedented’ floods

 November 15, 2020

MANILA – Cagayan province prepared for the flooding but did not anticipate the enormous water that came ravaging communities during Typhoon Ulysses’ onslaught, Governor Manuel Mamba said.“Nakapaghanda kami, no question about that, we anticipated ito dahil nasanay na kami sa ganito,… Read More

Duterte vows to restore normalcy in Cagayan Valley

 November 15, 2020

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday vowed to restore normalcy in Cagayan Valley after the region experienced its worst flooding in 40 years due to heavy rains brought by Typhoon Ulysses enhanced by the tail end of a cold front.In a situation briefing in Tuguegarao City, Duterte… Read More

7 consecutive typhoons caused Cagayan flooding

Rains brought about by the series of typhoons – “Ofel”, “Pepito”, “Quinta”, “Rolly”, “Siony”, “Tonyo” and “Ulysses” – resulted in the rise of water levels of the Magat Dam and Cagayan River

7 consecutive typhoons caused Cagayan flooding

November 14, 2020

MANILA–The successive landfall of seven typhoons in the country contributed to the massive flooding now being experienced in Cagayan Province.National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) spokesperson Mark Cashean Timbal said this is based on reports by the Office of Civil… Read More