The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) yesterday warned of possible floods and landslides over Eastern Visayas and Caraga regions due to moderate to occasional heavy rains from a new low pressure area (LPA) embedded along the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ).
IN the Philippines, especially in Metro Manila, rain is always imminent. Where there is rain, there is the threat of flooding.Continue reading …
A former Bulacan provincial official has asked the Commission on Audit (CoA) to conduct a special audit of the reportedly misspent calamity fund expenditures of the province. In a letter to CoA Chairwoman Maria Gracia Pulido Tan, former board member Teofilo Rivera said the appeal for the conduct of a special audit was triggered by calls from various local and barangay groups that received reports of irregularities in the expenditures.Continue reading …