Saturday, June 25, 2011

Incessant rains bring havoc to N Philippines



Tropical storm Aere is churning toward the north of the main Philippine island of Luzon
Tropical storm Meari continue to bring much floods in many areas in northern Philippines including the capital since yesterday.
Eleven people were reported missing according to a report by the National Risk Reduction and Management Council.
A woman was reported to have been washed away by flashflood in Albay province, south of Manila.
Ten sailors were missing in the coastal province of Catanduanes in eastern Luzon.
A dzMM report just recently reported that a boy was washed away in Olongapo, north of Manila.
Over 30,000 families were affected by the storm--known locally as Falcon--in Albay, Bulacan, Pampanga, Rizal, Zambales and Manila, where more than 40,000 people had been displaced, Xinhua News said.
Classes were suspended in many areas.
Twenty-six domestic flights were cancelled today. Yesterday, over 51 domestic flights were cancelled.
Hundreds of people were stranded yesterday.
Due to the bad weather condition, my Internet connection has been faulty.
Details of this report here.
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