• Thousands Evacuated as Floods Strike Philippine Capital

    5 days ago - By Fortune

    More than 54,000 people were moved to safer ground in the Philippine capital and nearby provinces, while calls for help swamped social media as monsoon rain triggered floods reminiscent of Typhoon Ketsana, which killed hundreds of people in Metro Manila in 2009.
    Marikina City implemented forced evacuations affecting at least 21,000 people after its river, the catch basin of water flowing from the mountains, reached critical level. In nearby Rizal province, 19,000 people were moved.
    "The water level continues to rise," Mayor Marcelino Teodoro told DZBB radio on Saturday night, likening the...
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