Tag Archives: flood

Ensuring an Earthquake-Resilient Home

Earthquake Survival quite literally begins in your own home. To ensure safety against tremors, it’s important to assess your living space to know what types of repair and reinforcement it…

05/10/15 – Dodong hits Sta. Ana, Cagayan

Lashing with heavy winds and moderate to intense rains, Dodong’s eye passed over Pananapan Point in Sta. Ana, Cagayan 4:45 this afternoon. The typhoon made landfall, bearing maximum sustained winds…

Typhoon “Hagupit” intensifies; possible landfall over Visayas

At 10:00 AM today, the center of the typhoon Hagupit was estimated at 1,543 kilometers east of Davao City. Packing winds of 140 kilometers per hour and gustiness of up…

Places to Avoid during Flood Season

Geographically speaking, Metro Manila serves as a catch basin of water from the highlands. There are even areas in the metropolis that are below sea level, including Caloocan, Malabon, Navotas,…

Habagat causing heavy rains in Metro Manila today

Yesterday evening, Metro Manila experienced continuous rains that caused flooding in different areas. PAGASA Weather Forecaster Aldczar Aurelio explained that these are brought about by the southwest monsoon or “habagat,”…

Rain, rain, go away. We want to enjoy today!

Just before you step out to jumpstart your whole-day outdoor adventure with friends, the skies suddenly release sheets of rain. Before you scream at the unfairness of it all, take…