Dozens of cities inundated in Cebu, Mindanao and Visayas islands, Philippines
Extreme rain events have raised the water levels across Cebu, Eastern and Western Visayas, and the landlocked province of Agusan del Sur (Mindanao), triggering widespread flooding in low-lying areas.
Disaster Calendar 2011 – December 27
[December 27, 2011] Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016. SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,541 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History
- Philippines. Extreme rain events have raised the water levels across Cebu, Eastern and Western Visayas, and the landlocked province of Agusan del Sur (Mindanao) triggering widespread flooding in low-lying areas, which have left at least 2 dozen towns and cities and hundreds of villages inundated.
- The mayor of Bayugan, a city in the province of Agusan del Sur, has reportedly issued a mandatory evacuation order for villagers in at least one district due to rising floodwaters.
- The worst hit area is Sagay City in the province of Negros Occidental, the Western Visayas, where more than 5,000 people have been displaced.
- Floods and mudslides have destroyed at least a hundred homes and other structures and washed away several bridges according to early reports; however, the damage is expected to be far more severe.
- Philippines weather agency (PAGASA) said the extreme rain events were caused by two weather systems: The tail-end of cold front and a low pressure area west of Mindanao.
- The agency has forecast more rain, flooding and landslides throughout the entire region.
- Mindanao Island was declared a disaster area last week following the devastation cause by Typhoon WASHI (Sendong).
- Death toll from the storm has climbed to 1500, with hundreds still missing.
- At least a third of a million people were displaced after WASHI [“Sendong”] struck.
- More than 60,000 people are currently living in shelters, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC).
Global Disaster Links
- The First Wave of World’s Collapsing Cities (EDRO Forecast)
- 2011 Much More Disastrous: FIRE-EARTH Forecast
- Global Disasters in 2011 Could Impact 1/3 to 1/2 of the Human Population (FIRE-EARTH Forecast)
- Back to the Primordial Future
- Mass Die-offs (FIRE-EARTH Forecast)
- 2010 Disasters [Includes Links to 2010 Disaster Calendar]
- Mega Disasters: 2011 SIX TIMES MORE DISASTROUS THAN 2010
- 2011 Disaster Calendar