monsoon floods - updates

Rappler's latest stories on monsoon floods


India flood toll jumps to 144 as roads, highways cut off

Aug 11, 2019 - 8:43 PM

Authorities say bad weather and damaged infrastructure are affecting rescue and relief work

Myanmar floods force tens of thousands from homes

Aug 09, 2019 - 8:18 AM

Aerial images from Shwegyin township in Bago region showed how the area had become a vast lake of water

Houses submerged in floodwaters are seen in Shwegyin township, Bago Region on August 8, 2019. Raging monsoon flooding across Myanmar has forced tens of thousands of people from their homes in recent weeks, officals said on August 8, as seasonal rains pummel the nation. Ye Aung THU / AFP

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Aug 13, 2018 - 2:02 PM

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Over 13,800 Filipinos in Luzon evacuate due to monsoon

Jul 22, 2018 - 2:55 PM

The Department of Social Welfare and Development and local government units provide around P9.16 million in aid to affected residents

Heavy rain hits Metro Manila, Calabarzon, Central Luzon

Jun 11, 2018 - 1:30 PM

(UPDATED) Rain from the southwest monsoon triggers floods in low-lying areas and forces class suspensions

Commuters protect themselves from a sudden downpour in Makati City on June 11, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Monsoon floods affect 1.9M in Luzon

Aug 23, 2013 - 8:26 AM

21 people confirmed dead; Damage to infrastructure agriculture pegged at P97 3 million

FLOOD SURVIVORS. Residents affected by flooding due to heavy rains exacerbated by Tropical storm Maring (Trami) set up inside a basketball gym serving as an evacuation center in the town of Calumpit, Bulacan, August 22, 2013. Photo by AFP/Ted Aljibe

The rains of Maring: Lessons learned

Aug 22, 2013 - 9:00 AM

To work preparedness must be a public private endeavor Unfortunately the business and commercial sectors went their merry way

Aquino visits evacuation centers

Aug 21, 2013 - 10:10 PM

President Aquino visits evacuation centers from areas hit hard by the monsoon but the people say they need more than relief goods

Rappler Newscast | August 21, 2013

Aug 21, 2013 - 9:43 PM

Heavy Monsoon rains affect more than 1 million Filipinos Bong Revilla questions COA linking him to Napoles NGOs Radioactive water leak from Fukishima

Vlog: Aquino visits evacuation center in Laguna

Aug 21, 2013 - 4:53 PM

President Aquino visits an evacuation center in Biñan Laguna his first appearance in an area hard hit by rains brought by tropical storm Maring

Pinoy humor, habagat and Maring

Aug 21, 2013 - 11:55 AM

Pinoys stuck at home are doing their part in making the rest of the country smile

SMILING, RAIN OR SHINE. Filipinos always find reason to smile no matter what. Photo by EPA

Ilocos, Cordilleras told: brace for heavy rains

Aug 21, 2013 - 11:53 AM

Ilocos region and CAR are warned against moderate to heavy rains but it will not be as bad as the brunt suffered by southern Luzon and Metro Manila

FIELDS AFFECTED. Flooding in Pangasinan made roads impassable and affected rice plantations. Photo by Twitter user @jaymgaspar

Smart provides Libreng Tawag, relief operations for flooded communities

Aug 21, 2013 - 11:30 AM

Smart Communications Inc provides assistance to typhoon Maring victims with their free call stations and relief operations

1M affected by monsoon - NDRRMC

Aug 21, 2013 - 8:00 AM

2nd UPDATE Initial damage is estimated at P67 M; at least 15 dead

FLOODED: Aerial view of Laguna. Photo by the Philippine Air Force

9 dead, more areas under state of calamity

Aug 20, 2013 - 7:20 PM

2nd UPDATE A number of provinces and municipalities have also declared a state of calamity on August 20 due to the rains

Photo by Rappler/Charles Salazar

#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

Entire Laguna under state of calamity

Aug 20, 2013 - 3:12 PM

The local government has identified 4 casualties in the municipality of Bay but so far no fatalities have been reported

Photo by Rappler/Charles Salazar

Rainfall levels in Metro still rising - Observatory

Aug 20, 2013 - 2:33 PM

As with data from August 19 the Observatory says the areas with the most rainfall recorded are in the southern half of Metro Manila

WAIST HIGH. People brave floodwater at Vito Cruz, which is not passable as of 8am Tuesday, August 20. Photo by John Allanegui

Bataan under state of calamity

Aug 20, 2013 - 12:20 PM

2nd UPDATE At least 34 000 residents are affected as of 6am

Maring maintains strength, speeds up

Aug 20, 2013 - 11:34 AM

After being almost stationary for the past few days tropical storm Maring is now moving north at a speed of 19 km h; Outside PAR by Thursday

DSWD needs volunteers for relief efforts

Aug 20, 2013 - 11:12 AM

Volunteers are called to come to the National Resource Operations Center Chapel Road Pasay City or call 02 852 8081 for more details

The day the sky fell

Aug 16, 2012 - 3:15 PM

This is a story about a man who dreamed of better and lost the little he had to a falling sky

WAKE. Jessie Baylon is left with two children after a landslide snatches 8 family members from him. Photo by John Javellana.

109 dead, over 4M affected by floods

Aug 16, 2012 - 1:28 PM

Southwest monsoon floods leave 109 dead and over 4M affected in Metro Manila and surrounding provinces

Jeep stranded in a flooded area in Quezon City. Photo by Maurits van Linder

Rain affects nearly a million in 11 regions

Aug 07, 2012 - 11:54 AM

Flood victims stay in 100 evacuation centers nationwide Damage to crops and property currently at P411 M