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Japan flood death toll rises to 30

Jul 13, 2017 - 7:43 PM

Thousands of police, soldiers, and rescue workers are searching for 19 people who remain unaccounted for, according to local officials

Japan flood death toll rises to 30

The week in photos: July 1-7, 2017

Jul 08, 2017 - 11:08 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

The week in photos: July 1-7, 2017

Rescuers scramble to find missing after Japan floods

Jul 07, 2017 - 6:47 PM

Thousands of rescuers are fighting through thick mud and battling the rain to search for missing and stranded people, with more than 1,100 believed to be cut off according to public broadcaster NHK

Rescuers scramble to find missing after Japan floods

Huge floods sweep southern Japan, 2 dead, 20 missing

Jul 06, 2017 - 9:09 AM

(4th UPDATE) Meteorologists warn of worse to come and soldiers and rescuers scramble to evacuate hundreds of thousands of people out of the path of landslides and the swirling torrents of muddy water

Huge floods sweep southern Japan, 2 dead, 20 missing

Sri Lanka targets unauthorized builders after monsoon deaths

Jun 03, 2017 - 6:34 PM

Prosecutors will kick off proceedings Monday, June 5, in Colombo against 18 individuals and companies

Sri Lanka targets unauthorized builders after monsoon deaths

The week in photos: May 27-June 2, 2017

Jun 03, 2017 - 12:43 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

The week in photos: May 27-June 2, 2017

One dead, two missing as Taiwan battles floods

Jun 02, 2017 - 5:44 PM

(UPDATED) Cars, homes, and businesses are left underwater after 600 millimeters of rain falls in under 11 hours in some areas

One dead, two missing as Taiwan battles floods

Sri Lanka deploys thousands of troops as flood toll climbs to 169

May 29, 2017 - 4:57 PM

The military says a lull in torrential monsoon rains allowed it to deploy aircraft, boats, and ground troops to evacuate people from flooded areas and deliver food and other essentials

Sri Lanka deploys thousands of troops as flood toll climbs to 169

Australia floods still rising, police search for missing

Apr 02, 2017 - 8:10 PM

At least two people are dead and several missing due to the powerful Cyclone Debbie

Australia floods still rising, police search for missing

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 20, 2017

Mar 20, 2017 - 11:39 AM

Hello! Here are the top stories you shouldn't miss this Monday.

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 20, 2017

Rescue teams rush to Basilan capital as floods hit villages

Mar 10, 2017 - 9:29 PM

The flooding, caused by heavy rainfall, affects 11 barangays in Lamitan City

Rescue teams rush to  Basilan capital as floods hit villages

12 dead in landslides on Indonesia's Bali

Feb 10, 2017 - 7:44 PM

Several houses are also buried and badly damaged in the incident, which took place overnight from Thursday to Friday in Kintamani district in central Bali

12 dead in landslides on Indonesia's Bali

PNP deploys search and rescue teams amid fresh Cagayan de Oro flooding

Jan 28, 2017 - 5:28 PM

Contact Oro Rescue at 0917555924 or Cagayan de Oro city disaster management office hotline at (088) 8574144 for calls for help

PNP deploys search and rescue teams amid fresh Cagayan de Oro flooding

#ReliefPH: Evacuation centers open in Cagayan de Oro

Jan 28, 2017 - 5:01 PM

Here's a list of emergency hotlines affected residents can call or text

#ReliefPH: Evacuation centers open in Cagayan de Oro

Red alert: Cagayan de Oro orders evacuation in flood-prone areas

Jan 28, 2017 - 1:05 PM

Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno urges residents in the eastern part of the city, particularly those who live near creeks, to seek temporary refuge in evacuation centers

Red alert: Cagayan de Oro orders evacuation in flood-prone areas

Why Jakartans should care about spatial planning

Jan 27, 2017 - 1:43 PM

The second Jakarta gubernatorial debate is set to address spatial planning. Here's why voters should pick a governor with a good strategy.

Why Jakartans should care about spatial planning

Floods hit Lanao del Sur, Bukidnon; Cagayan de Oro still on alert

Jan 19, 2017 - 1:25 PM

The tail-end of a cold front triggers more floods in parts of Mindanao

Floods hit Lanao del Sur, Bukidnon; Cagayan de Oro still on alert

7 dead in Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental floods

Jan 17, 2017 - 3:03 PM

(UPDATED) Local officials say 1,654 families or 6,827 persons have been displaced in Misamis Oriental

7 dead in Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental floods

CDO floods, Marcos protest, Yasay | Midday wRap

Jan 17, 2017 - 12:31 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Zay Yuson

CDO floods, Marcos protest, Yasay | Midday wRap

Thousands displaced by heavy rains in parts of Visayas, Mindanao

Jan 17, 2017 - 8:25 AM

(UPDATED) Around 963 families or 4,536 persons are displaced in Eastern Visayas and Northern Mindanao, all of which are staying in 28 evacuation centers

Thousands displaced by heavy rains in parts of Visayas, Mindanao

#ReliefPH: Good samaritans open doors, brave floods to help stranded Cagayan de Oro residents

Jan 17, 2017 - 3:50 AM

A professor makes an appeal on social media for people to donate food and other needs of those affected by the floods in Cagayan de Oro

#ReliefPH: Good samaritans open doors, brave floods to help stranded Cagayan de Oro residents

#RescuePH: Emergency hotlines for Cagayan de Oro floods

Jan 17, 2017 - 2:55 AM

Here's a list of emergency hotlines you can call or text if you are in Cagayan de Oro and you need help

#RescuePH: Emergency hotlines for Cagayan de Oro floods

Thousands stranded as flash floods hit Cagayan de Oro

Jan 16, 2017 - 7:34 PM

(UPDATED) The City Disaster Risk and Reduction Management Office is on yellow alert. Military trucks have been deployed to rescue residents.

Thousands stranded as flash floods hit Cagayan de Oro

Floods sever overland routes to Thailand's south

Jan 10, 2017 - 8:40 PM

The heaviest January rains for 3 decades lash the country's south for more than a week, affecting 1.1 million people across 12 provinces

Floods sever overland routes to Thailand's south

Thousands still stranded in Malaysia floods

Jan 05, 2017 - 6:02 PM

Flood victims say they are worried about future supplies of clean drinking water, loss of income, and thieves looting their homes

Thousands still stranded in Malaysia floods

LOOK BACK: The 1991 flash flood that devastated Ormoc City

Nov 05, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Before the onslaught of Super Typhoon Yolanda in 2013, Ormoc City faced a powerful storm that submerged parts of the city on November 5, 1991

LOOK BACK: The 1991 flash flood that devastated Ormoc City

Cagayan, Isabela residents warned of higher floods

Oct 16, 2016 - 9:15 PM

The warning is issued as Magat Dam releases more water, with its 7 spillway gates opened as of 7 pm on Sunday, October 16

Cagayan, Isabela residents warned of higher floods

Hermine downgraded to tropical storm, lashes Florida coast

Sep 02, 2016 - 4:28 PM

(UPDATED) Hermine made landfall as a Category One hurricane around 1:30 am local time (0530 GMT) near St Marks, just south of Tallahassee

Hermine downgraded to tropical storm, lashes Florida coast

Twitter users mock Indian politician carried through floods

Aug 22, 2016 - 10:30 PM

Most comments are lighthearted, but some accuse Shivraj Singh Chouhan of abusing his position

Twitter users mock Indian politician carried through floods

Flash floods kill 43 in northern Pakistan

Jul 03, 2016 - 8:45 PM

The worst-hit village is Ursoon, located in the district of Chitral, where nearly all of the fatalities came from

Flash floods kill 43 in northern Pakistan

Flood, gridlock after one hour of rain in Cebu

Jul 01, 2016 - 8:43 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Cebu City's disaster response office has deployed buses to take stranded passengers home. Several areas of Mandaue City are still gridlocked

Flood, gridlock after one hour of rain in Cebu

Citizen arrested for complaining about flooding to mayor

Jun 21, 2016 - 1:16 PM

A citizen is thrown into jail for an online complaint

Citizen arrested for complaining about flooding to mayor

Death toll from Australian storm rises to 4

Jun 07, 2016 - 5:10 PM

In Tasmania, Premier Will Hodgman says they've experienced the worst flooding in 40 years 'and it's likely to get worse'

Death toll from Australian storm rises to 4

France floods ease as Seine recedes

Jun 04, 2016 - 7:29 PM

(3rd UPDATE) As the Seine's levels gradually lowered, the threat in France appeared to have shifted to the northeast

France floods ease as Seine recedes

Rodrigo Duterte, Joma Sison, Louvre evacuation | 12PM wRap

Jun 03, 2016 - 12:38 PM

Watch Rappler's 12PM newscast with Zak Yuson

Rodrigo Duterte, Joma Sison, Louvre evacuation | 12PM wRap

500,000 flee homes as Sri Lanka flood misery worsens

May 20, 2016 - 8:33 PM

Desperate Sri Lankans clamber onto rubber dinghies and makeshift rafts to escape monster floods in the capital Colombo as officials say half a million people had fled their homes across the island.

500,000 flee homes as Sri Lanka flood misery worsens

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

PAGASA warns of possible La Niña by end of 2016

14 killed in Nairobi floods and building collapse

Apr 30, 2016 - 1:41 PM

(UPDATED) One survivor was pulled from the huge pile of rubble shortly after dawn, KenyaRed Cross said, some 10 hours after the building

14 killed in Nairobi floods and building collapse

El Niño dries up Asia as its stormy sister La Niña looms

Apr 29, 2016 - 4:15 PM

The regional fever is expected to break by mid-year but fears are growing that an equally forceful La Niña will follow

El Niño dries up Asia as its stormy sister La Niña looms

Failed bidding: No takers for Laguna Lakeshore Expressway Dike

Mar 28, 2016 - 4:25 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Team Trident, San Miguel, and Malaysia's Alloy MTD do not submit offers for the country's most complicated public-private partnership deal to date

Failed bidding: No takers for Laguna Lakeshore Expressway Dike

20,000-hectare catchment basin eyed to solve flooding in Pampanga

Mar 18, 2016 - 10:30 PM

The proposed Pampanga River Basin Flood Control Master Plan will include the construction of a dike, a controlled retarding basin, and the widening of the Pampanga River and its tributaries

20,000-hectare catchment basin eyed to solve flooding in Pampanga

Rising seas swamp Marshall Islands

Mar 11, 2016 - 10:56 AM

A combination of king tides and storm surges have swamped several communities in the Marshalls this week, tossing rocks and debris into roads, backyards and homes

Rising seas swamp Marshall Islands

El Niño begins decline after 'powerful' impact – UN

Feb 18, 2016 - 7:37 PM

The weather phenomenon passes its peak, but it will still remain until the middle of 2016

El Niño begins decline after 'powerful' impact – UN

Soldiers hit streets as US floods death toll mounts

Jan 02, 2016 - 8:11 AM

Missouri and Illinois have been particularly hard hit from the record-breaking and relentless deluge in the past week

Soldiers hit streets as US floods death toll mounts

Britain sends in more troops after 'unprecedented' floods

Dec 27, 2015 - 9:02 PM

More rain is expected in the area Sunday although the downpours are not expected to be as severe as on Saturday

Britain sends in more troops after 'unprecedented' floods

#FloodPH: Lando-like floods in C. Luzon expected night of Dec 16

Dec 16, 2015 - 9:01 PM

(UPDATED) Project Noah releases a map of villages in Bulacan and Pampanga that are at risk

#FloodPH: Lando-like floods in C. Luzon expected night of Dec 16

The climate will change, no matter what's agreed on in Paris

Dec 12, 2015 - 3:53 PM

This is what will happen to the climate in the next 100 years

The climate will change, no matter what's agreed on in Paris

IN PHOTOS: The faces of climate change

Nov 07, 2015 - 9:07 PM

In the faces of Yolanda's victims and heroes, we see, reflected, the experiences of all others who face typhoons and other calamities

IN PHOTOS: The faces of climate change

Typhoon aftermath: The day #LandoPH left

Oct 24, 2015 - 12:17 PM

Even those supposedly on higher ground are not spared from the flash floods brought by the heavy rains of Typhoon Lando

Typhoon aftermath: The day #LandoPH left

#FloodPH: Warning for Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga

Oct 20, 2015 - 4:48 PM

Residents along low-lying areas in Bulacan, Pampanga, and Nueva Ecija are advised to expect persistent flooding

#FloodPH: Warning for Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga