2 women injured after getting struck by lightning

In a double case of bad luck, two women got injured yesterday after they were both struck by lightning in Subic, Zambales. Francisca Dela Cruz, 42, and Gina Calisag, 46, found themselves in the worst position (literally) when the tree they were resting under was struck by lightning at around 3pm, The Philippine Daily Inquirer reported. When ...

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PH after Mangkhut: Typhoon leaves Benguet miners dead, provinces in state of calamity 

PH after Mangkhut: Typhoon leaves Benguet miners dead, provinces in state of calamity 

Authorities continue to search for the missing residents of Barangay (village) Ucab in Itogon, Benguet, a mining town which suffered a massive landslide over the weekend due to...

Philippines supertyphoon Mangkhut death toll rises to 49: Police

Philippines supertyphoon Mangkhut death toll rises to 49: Police

The number of people killed by Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines jumped to 49 on Sunday, police said, as more landslide victims were discovered. Police spokesman Benigno Durana...

Shattered buildings, swamped fields: the aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut

Shattered buildings, swamped fields: the aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut

The skeleton of a shattered school, bare walls of homes stripped of their roofs and vast cornfields drowned in muddy floodwaters: this is the aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut...

LOOK: Super Typhoon Mangkhut batters popular PH tourist spot Baguio City

LOOK: Super Typhoon Mangkhut batters popular PH tourist spot Baguio City

Super typhoon ‘Ompong’ (international name Mangkhut), the strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year, made landfall on Northern Luzon on Saturday morning....

[UPDATED] Philippines death toll rises as Super Typhoon Mangkhut barrels towards China

[UPDATED] Philippines death toll rises as Super Typhoon Mangkhut barrels towards China

[THIRD UPDATE] Typhoon Mangkhut rocked Hong Kong en route to mainland China on Sunday, lashing its coastline and sending skyscrapers swaying, after killing at least 30 people in...

VIRAL: In the wake of supertyphoon, tornado crashes wedding ceremony in Marikina

VIRAL: In the wake of supertyphoon, tornado crashes wedding ceremony in Marikina

It looks like a scene straight from a disaster movie. In the wake of Supertyphoon ‘Ompong’ (international name Mangkhut), a rare tornado crashed a wedding party in...

PHOTOS: Super Typhoon Mangkhut ravages Tuguegarao City after landfall

PHOTOS: Super Typhoon Mangkhut ravages Tuguegarao City after landfall

Super typhoon ‘Ompong’ (international name Mangkhut) swept through the Philippines on early Saturday. According to several reports, Mangkhut is the strongest typhoon...

Super Typhoon Mangkhut smashes through Philippines

Super Typhoon Mangkhut smashes through Philippines

Super Typhoon Mangkhut — the biggest storm of the year — smashed through the Philippines on Saturday, and claimed its first death as a woman was swept out to sea off...

Malls open doors, waive overnight parking fee in light of Typhoon Mangkhut

Malls open doors, waive overnight parking fee in light of Typhoon Mangkhut

If you have nowhere else to go during the typhoon, just know that several malls announced today that they will waive overnight parking fees and open their doors to those affected...


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