September 28, 2009 · Posted in: General

Scenes from Marikina in Ondoy’s wake

When Tropical Storm Ondoy roared through the country Saturday, no one could have imagined the devastation it would leave behind. After all, meteorologists only raised public storm signal 1, the lowest storm signal, over Metro Manila. As of September 28, the death toll has already risen to more than a hundred, with half a million people homeless or displaced, according to ABS-CBN television. Marikina City was one of the hardest hit, as documented by PCIJ researcher Aura Dagcutan.

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Donate to victims of tropical storm Ondoy in the Philippines (updated) « Timi will share…

September 28th, 2009 at 4:28 pm

[…] for September is 391.7 millimeters. In only six hours, Ondoy dumped 341 millimeters of rainfall. Ondoy already has killed 100 and 500,000 have been displaced and homeless as of this posting. (updated […]

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