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China, PH worst affected countries due to natural disasters

China, PH worst affected countries due to natural disasters

NEW DELHI — China and the Philippines are among the worst affected countries in the world due to the natural disasters. As in previous years, Asian countries were worst-affected by displacement associated with disasters.

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NDRRMC: 8 dead due to enhanced monsoon rains

NDRRMC: 8 dead due to enhanced monsoon rains

EIGHT persons were confirmed dead while one remains missing due to the effects of enhanced monsoon rains, the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) reported on Wednesday, July 25.

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Fire razes homes of thousands of Jolo residents

Fire razes homes of thousands of Jolo residents

ZAMBOANGA CITY — Thousands of residents of Jolo town in Sulu were displaced after a huge fire razed their homes around 3 p.m. on Tuesday, July 24.

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Hundreds missing after hydroelectric dam collapses in Laos

Hundreds missing after hydroelectric dam collapses in Laos

BANGKOK — A hydroelectric dam collapsed in southeastern Laos, leaving an unknown number of people dead and hundreds missing, state media said Tuesday. Rescue efforts were underway as top government officials rushed to the site and public appeals were launched for aid.

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Greece in mourning as horrifying wildfires kill 74

Greece in mourning as horrifying wildfires kill 74

ATHENS, Greece – Greece was in mourning Tuesday following some of the worst wildfires this century, with fears the toll — at least 74 dead and 187 injured so far — could rise, as rescuers search for people trapped in their homes or burned-out cars.

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Heat wave killed record 65 people across Japan last week as over 22,000 were hospitalized

Heat wave killed record 65 people across Japan last week as over 22,000 were hospitalized

More than 22,000 people were taken to hospitals due to the heat wave across Japan last week and 65 of them died, both record-high figures since comparable information became available in 2008, preliminary government data showed Tuesday.

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Laos dam collapse: Hundreds missing after flash floods hit villages

Laos dam collapse: Hundreds missing after flash floods hit villages

Hundreds of people are missing and an unknown number dead after a dam under construction collapsed in south-east Laos, state media reported.

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Mangyan tot drowns; ‘Josie’ death toll in Mindoro now at 6

Mangyan tot drowns; ‘Josie’ death toll in Mindoro now at 6

CITY OF CALAPAN – A Mangyan boy drowned in a creek as Tropical Storm “Josie” battered Mindoro, raising the death toll due to the weather disturbance to six in this island.

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Monsoon rains continue, LPA may enter PH Thursday

Monsoon rains continue, LPA may enter PH Thursday

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 24) — Rains continue to pour over western Luzon brought by the southwest monsoon or Habagat while a low pressure area (LPA) is moving its way to the country, weather officials said.

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Japan: Deadly heat wave continues as temp hits record 41.4C near Tokyo

Japan: Deadly heat wave continues as temp hits record 41.4C near Tokyo

Updated 07:43 AM PHT Tue, July 24, 2018 (CNN) — Dozens of people have died across Japan as the country continues to swelter under scorching summer temperatures.

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Two dead in Balanga flood; Bataan under state of calamity Published July 23, 2018 8:05am

Two dead in Balanga flood; Bataan under state of calamity Published July 23, 2018 8:05am

Two people died and many areas were flooded on Sunday as the whole province of Bataan was placed under a state of calamity due to torrential rains, according to a report on Unang Balita on Monday by Saleema Refran. The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office said the two people died in Balanga after a wall pinned them down amid raging floodwaters. Ten towns and one city were affected by floods.

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Marikina River rises to 17.3 meters; second alarm raised

Marikina River rises to 17.3 meters; second alarm raised

Due to the heavy downpour of rain caused by Tropical Depression “Josie,” the Marikina River spilling level reached the 17-meter mark on Sunday morning.

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Josie-enhanced monsoon triggers intense rain

Josie-enhanced monsoon triggers intense rain

Luzon and the Visayas are experiencing heavier rain from the southwest monsoon enhanced by Tropical Depression Josie on Sunday, July 22

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Flooded areas on Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Flooded areas on Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Published July 18, 2018 8:36am Some areas in Metro Manila were flooded on Wednesday morning due to heavy rains brought by the southwest monsoon.

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'Inday' is coming: Brewing storm to bring more rains

'Inday' is coming: Brewing storm to bring more rains

ABS-CBN News Posted at Jul 18 2018 07:37 AM | Updated as of Jul 18 2018 09:02 AM MANILA - A low pressure area or brewing storm will continue enhancing the habagat or southwest monsoon, bringing more rains over Luzon including Metro Manila, the state weather bureau said Wednesday.

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#WalangPasok: Senate work suspended for 2nd straight day

#WalangPasok: Senate work suspended for 2nd straight day

ABS-CBN News Posted at Jul 18 2018 09:13 AM MANILA - Work in the Senate was suspended for the second straight day on Wednesday as monsoon rains threatened to inundate Metro Manila.

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‘Henry’ intensifies as it exits PAR; monsoon rain to persist

‘Henry’ intensifies as it exits PAR; monsoon rain to persist

By: Frances Mangosing - Reporter / @FMangosingINQ INQUIRER.net / 12:14 PM July 17, 2018

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Deadly fire shuts down key route to Yosemite National Park

Deadly fire shuts down key route to Yosemite National Park

Associated Press / 10:23 AM July 16, 2018 MARIPOSA, California — A wildfire that killed a California firefighter grew quickly and forced the closure of a key route into Yosemite National Park as crews contended with sweltering conditions Sunday, authorities said.

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