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‘Mario’ leaves
5 dead, 6 hurt

At least five people were confirmed dead during the onslaught of tropical storm “Mario” (international codename: Fung-wong) the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Saturday.


Mindanao quakes
damage 50 houses

A swarm of earthquakes struck Central Mindanao on Saturday, with the strongest one at noon knocking down at least 15 houses and damaging more than three dozen other structures in the town of Makilala in North Cotabato, officials said.


NU escapes UE
for Final Four berth

Alfred Aroga made the game-winning free throws as National University ended University of the East's Cinderella run with a 51-49 squeaker to clinch the last Final Four berth in the UAAP Season 77 men's basketball tournament Saturday at the before a raucous crowd at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.


Ilocos in state
of calamity

The province of Ilocos Norte was placed under the state of calamity on Saturday afternoon after heavy rains and strong winds brought by Tropical Storm “Mario” (international name: Fung-Wong) destroyed more than P21 million worth of goods, agricultural and fishery products including livestock and properties.


Magma rise stops
in restive Mayon

The rise of magma in Mayon Volcano appears to have stopped temporarily, but this does not mean the volcano has calmed down, a volcanologist said here Saturday.


DPWH says sorry,
floods will be back

The flash floods that shut down Metropolitan Manila and nearby provinces on Friday will keep recurring until the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) can finish clearing the waterways, upgrading the pumping stations and unclogging the roadside drains in the National Capital Region, the government said.


Eruption threat
stays on Mt. Mayon

Volcanic activities have slowed down on Mt. Mayon but the possibility of a hazardous eruption remained, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).


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