LAST night's rain and the flood that followed should tell us once and for all that floods are here to stay. Thus, those who live in flood prone areas should know better than wait for the last minute to leave and risk being stranded.Read more
MANILA (Updated) -- Tropical Depression "Maring" dumped heavy rain in several areas in Luzon on Tuesday, September 12, flooding Metro Manila and nearby provinces and causing landslides and flash floods that killed at least four people.Read more
MANILA (Updated) -- Two minors were killed in a landslide in Taytay, Rizal, as heavy rains brought by Tropical Depression "Maring" continue to flood several areas in Luzon, including Metro Manila, a disaster official said Tuesday, SeptemberRead more
HOUSTON -- Authorities launched a controlled burn Sunday at a chemical plant damaged by Harvey, sending small flames and gray smoke into the sky, and said the highly unstable compounds that had exploded earlier needed to be neutralized.Read more
DALLAS -- A shivering 3-year-old girl found clinging to the body of her drowned mother in a rain-swollen canal in Southeast Texas was likely saved by her mom's effort to carry her child to safety from Harvey's floods, police said Wednesday.Read more
WASHINGTON (Updated) -- Although some officials may say that Hurricane Harvey was worse than expected, the National Hurricane Center was warning about catastrophic flooding about 30 hours before the first rain drops fell.
HOUSTON -- Tropical Storm Harvey sent devastating floods pouring into the nation's fourth-largest city Sunday as rising water chased thousands of people to rooftops or higher ground and overwhelmed rescuers who could not keep up with the constantRead more
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone -- Churches across Sierra Leone held special services Sunday in memory of those killed in mudslides and flooding earlier this week, as hospital officials announced the toll had risen to nearly 500 bodies collected.Read more