Sunday, 27 September 2009

Philippines Flood Donations Appeal

More than a month’s worth of rain fell in just 12 hours yesterday as Tropical Storm Ketsana slammed ashore in the Philippines triggering the worst flooding in decades in the capital Manila and nearby provinces.

Philippines President Gloria Arroyo appealed for donations and called for calm.

July to October is known as the Rainy Season, but no-one in Manila can remember rains like this.

Read the full story on the website of our friends at Philippines Tourism.