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‘Pedring’ leaves 23 dead; new storm draws near 09/29/2011

Thursday, September 29, 2011

‘Pedring’ leaves 23 dead; new storm draws near

09/29/2011
The death toll from typhoon “Pedring” yesterday climbed to 23 as thousands of people battled widespread flooding and a new weather disturbance draws near.

Rescuers reported two more deaths overnight, while 35 others remained missing, after Pedring unleashed heavy rains, winds and storm surges across Luzon, including Metro Manila, last Tuesday.

The National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council-Office of Civil Defense (NDRRMC-OCD) said the typhoon affected 68,601 families or 320,945 individuals in eight regions in Luzon, including Metro Manila.

One of the worst affected areas was Bulacan province where dikes burst and water was released from dams that reached critical levels during the height of Pedring’s fury..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/headlines/20110929hed3.html

1 comment

Jesusa Bernardo said...

mukhang ngayon lang nangyari ito pagragasa ng tubig at pagbaha sa embahada ng kalbong agila dito ah. magandang signos ba? lol.

"At the height of Pedring’s fury last Tuesday, dramatic storm surges in Manila Bay crashed over seawalls, flooding a hospital, a five-star hotel and the US embassy."

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