Articles about Flood

Be safe out there
The rains caused by Typhoon Fabian and the southwest monsoon (habagat) have barely let up the past few days, leaving parts of Metro Manila and other neighboring localities dealing with floods. Evacuations of residents in flood-prone areas-especially in Marikina City,
Were any of you caught up in the recent floods?
The rains have been pouring damn hard these past several days mainly due to Habagat and partly because of Typhoon Fabian, leaving several areas around the Philippines-specifically, Metro Manila-submerged in floods.Taft Avenue in Manila City was one thoroughfare that
It will soon extend to new sectors of its Tullahan-Tinajeros river system cleanup
Flooding has long been a problem in Metro Manila. Sad to say, with or without typhoons, submerged streets are regular sightings around the capital.Hopefully, though, with some help from San Miguel Corporation (SMC), things will eventually change. The company has been
What a year
Who would have thought that 2020 would be the year we'd all stay at home? Nonetheless, it was far from being an uneventful year. We still saw a lot of fun and interesting images during the COVID-19 pandemic.We already
Avail of this if you can
Was your car damaged by flood when Typhoon Rolly and Ulysses hit last month? Then there's a good chance you're still dealing with getting your vehicle back to proper working order. If your ride is a Mitsubishi, however, this process
Clever architecture at its finest
We saw a floating Mitsubishi Xpander make rounds on social media over the past few weeks after the onslaught of Typhoon Ulysses. Now, there's another similar ingenious creation that's starting to gain traction in cyberspace: this floating garage in Marikina
This offer runs until December 31 this year
As parts of the country continue to grapple with the destruction caused by the recent typhoons, Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is providing special support to customers whose vehicles have sustained damage.Until December 31, 2020, existing Toyota owners may be eligible for
We’ve compiled these service campaigns here
The past few weeks have been difficult for many Filipinos. We've had to endure a series of typhoons ravaging through these parts, and it has left thousands upon thousands of homes in shambles. The last storm to pass through our country,
What’s the science behind this?
Imagine this scenario: You've underestimated the amount the intensity of a storm, and you wake up early in the morning to find the water levels around your home quickly creeping up towards your vehicle. Driving your car to higher ground is
Markina River’s water levels had reached 22 meters
Some Filipinos choose vehicles based on how capable they are of surviving situations like this. Unfortunately, no amount of ride height could prepare many car owners in Marikina City for the downpour Typhoon Ulysses let loose overnight.Images captured earlier today in
The expressway has been hit hard
It probably goes without saying that you shouldn't be making plans to drive out right now. Typhoon Ulysses is currently battering the Philippines, leaving roads flooded, rivers overflowing, and water levels at several dams on the brink of spilling over.On
The agency also recently revealed its new tunnel boring machine
The Metro Manila Subway is one of the government's biggest projects that we think motorists and commuters alike are looking forward to, as it's surely something that could do wonders for our road congestion and mass-transport system in the
Do you remember the ‘Great Flood’ of 1972?
Like it or not, typhoons and floods are here to stay. Our country-aside from being situated in a region surrounded by earthquake faults as well as active and dormant volcanoes-sits astride a typhoon belt area that produces monsoon rains and
Surprises might be waiting underneath
Recently, a Jeep Wrangler and its owner took social media by storm after making mincemeat out of a waist-deep flood in Valenzuela. The vehicle dove straight into the floodwater Leeroy Jenkins-style, emerging unscathed on the other end to the applause
We know that feeling
Remember the viral Jeep Wrangler that took on waist-deep flood in Valenzuela City and emerged unscathed? Well, Jeep Philippines tracked down its owner to thank him for showcasing its product's capabilities on social media.The owner, who asked that his
Who’s afraid of some water?
Remember about a year ago when a Land Rover Defender took on a flooded Araneta Avenue and lost? If you ask us, it's proof that any car-no matter the reputation-can fall victim to the elements. Our word of advice?
Thanks for the heads-up
Planning to rush over to Manila for a quick meeting with a client, despite inclement weather? Getting ready to push through with a Friday night out in Makati following a deluge? Yeah, you might want to reconsider.Waze has tagged Manila, Makati,
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