flooding in the Philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on flooding in the Philippines


IN PHOTOS: Typhoon Ursula brings Christmas Day floods to Visayas provinces

Dec 25, 2019 - 2:10 PM

Typhoon Ursula strikes several provinces in Visayas, resulting in severe flooding after heavy rains

MASSIVE FLOODING. Several areas in President Roxas, Capiz are flooded due to heavy rains triggered by Typhoon Ursula. Photo courtesy of EJ Escosia

IN PHOTOS: Floods hit several towns in Cagayan

Dec 06, 2019 - 4:13 PM

Governor Manuel Mamba appeals for help as Cagayan is placed under a state of calamity

Nearly 20,000 people flee Davao Region floods

Jan 27, 2019 - 6:05 PM

Authorities say at least 58 barangays across the Davao Region implemented forced evacuation

LOOK: Over 200 families evacuated in Davao City due to flooding

Jan 24, 2019 - 9:41 AM

Torrential rains brought by a low pressure area caused Davao River to swell, prompting the evacuation of families in flooded communities

EVACUATION. Rescuers bring children out of a flooded area in Ma-a, Davao City, on January 23, 2019. Photo from Davao CIO

1 dead, 2 missing after flood hits village in Davao Oriental

Jan 22, 2019 - 8:36 PM

Provincial search and rescue teams are still trying to locate two other flood victims – a 9-year-old girl and a 38-year-old woman

How to prepare for floods

Dec 29, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Rappler talks to NOAH executive director Mahar Lagmay on how Filipinos can prepare for floods

FLOOD. This file photo shows waist-deep flooding in Marikina on August 2016. File Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

India's Modi opens resilient rice laboratory in the Philippines

Nov 13, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in Manila for the 31st ASEAN Summit, also visits the International Rice Research Institute in Laguna

RICE VARIETIES. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi looks at rice varieties being developed by the IRRI. Photo from Narendra Modi's Twitter page

PAGASA warns of possible La Niña by end of 2016

May 18, 2016 - 10:05 PM

The state weather bureau says there is a 50 chance that La Niña will develop in the last quarter of the year

Heavy rains cause flooding, landslides in Cebu

Sep 18, 2014 - 3:39 PM

The combined effects of the southwest monsoon and Tropical Storm Mario Fung Wong cause flooding in several parts of the province

#GlendaPH death toll rises to 89

Jul 19, 2014 - 10:58 PM

Six provinces 3 towns and one city are under a state of calamity

New disaster management system: From jargon to ‘action’

Jun 12, 2014 - 7:30 AM

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council realizes that good scientific information is no good when local chief executives are unable to understand them

#MovePH: A #ReliefPH call for help

Aug 20, 2013 - 3:43 PM

Let us rekindle the spirit of bayanihan community and show that the Filipino spirit is waterproof

HELP FLOOD VICTIMS. Residents ride on a bamboo raft over floodwaters in the farming town of Novaleta, some 26 kilometres outside Manila on August 19. Photo by AFP/Jay Directo

Baby, 6 others dead in Luzon storm

Aug 15, 2012 - 10:43 PM

A total of 5 040 families or 20 807 persons were affected in Ilocos Central Luzon and the Cordillera Administrative Region

Flooding at the Old Market of San Fernando City in La Union (Photo by Carol Raguindin Dy)

Flash floods hit 3 Pangasinan towns as San Roque Dam releases water

Aug 09, 2012 - 1:12 AM

Up to 10 000 persons in these barangays are affected says Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council of Mangatarem

Advisory on safe drinking water

Aug 07, 2012 - 4:48 PM

The health department issues guidelines in purifying water