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Ormoc City Internet Cafe
A new Internet Cafe in Ormoc City located along Osmena street near the corner of Mabini street. It is a stone's throw away fr..
10/25/2010 9:51:04 AM
Ormoc city : November 1991 flashflood tragedy
Wrought by the catastrophic flashflood in Ormoc, Leyte, Philippines. In November 1991, more than 5000 people perished in this single tragedy. Unusually heavy, continuous rains (580.5 millimeters in 24 hours) brought by tropical storm Uring caused landslides at the steep slope of a river system leading to the city of Ormoc. The floodwaters, along with the landslide debris, surged full force into the city proper, wreaking death and destruction along its path. According to the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) current trends in global warming will cause more intense precipitation
Date: Monday, May 03, 2010, Views: 142