Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Floods in the Philippines -- recent stories as of 11:50, EST

Relief can’t reach remote Eastern Samar areas due to floods
Inquirer.net, Philippines - 3 hours ago
By Cyrain G. Cabuenas BORONGAN CITY, Philippines -- The rains may have abated on Tuesday but many people in remote areas in Eastern Samar have resorted to ...
Floods kill 10 forcing thousands to flee in Philippines
Reuters UK, UK - 5 hours ago
Environmental groups blame illegal logging for making flooding worse, particularly in the central Philippines, where more than 5000 people died in 1991 in ...
Rains cause floods in Mindoro, landslides in Catanduanes
Inquirer.net, Philippines - 8 hours ago
Nuñez advised residents of flood-prone areas to avoid going out. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) ...
Flash floods kill six people in the Philippines
GulfNews, United Arab Emirates - 8 hours ago
Manila: At least six people have been killed in the eastern Philippines in flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains that have fallen since last ...

Philippines map, Wikimedia Commons

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