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Leptospira interrogans spirochete (Credit: Pinterest / MANILA BULLETIN)

Leptospirosis cases in Pangasinan up 44%

By Liezle Basa Iñigo  Cases of leptospirosis in Pangasinan from January to July this year increased by 44 percent compared to the same period last…

Muddy floodwaters of the East Verde River flow under a bridge where one victim of the flash flood was found during a search and rescue operation by the Gila County Sheriff's Office on Sunday, July 16, 2017, in Payson, Ariz. (AP photo | Manila Bulletin)

A look at deadly flooding incidents in slot canyons

By Associated Press Nine people were killed when floodwaters from a sudden rainstorm thundered through a tranquil swimming area in Tonto National Forest. Crews continue…

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (2nd R) meets with flood-affected residents during his visit to Hita, Oita prefecture on July 12, 2017. (AFP PHOTO / JIJI PRESS / STR / Japan OUT / MANILA BULLETIN)

Japan Abe sees devastation in flood-hit area

By Agence France-Presse Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday visited southern regions devastated by torrential rains and flooding that killed two dozen people as…

A resident walks across a damaged bridge in a flooded area in Asakura city, Fukuoka prefecture on July 11, 2017.
The death toll from heavy rains and flooding in Japan's south has risen to 25, the government said on July 11, as rescue teams continued search operations. Swathes of Kyushu -- the southernmost of Japan's four main islands -- have been left devastated after overflowing rivers and torrential downpours swept away roads, houses and schools last week. / AFP PHOTO / JIJI PRESS / STR / Japan OUT / Manila Bulletin

Japan floods death toll rises to 25

By Agence France-Presse The death toll from torrential rains and flooding that swept through Japan's south has reached 25, the government said Tuesday, as rescue…

Huge floods engulfing parts of southern Japan have left hundreds stranded (AFP Photo/KAZUHIRO NOGI)

Japan floods death toll rises to 18

By Agence France-Presse The death toll from heavy rains and flooding in Japan's south has risen to 18, officials said Sunday, as rescue teams continued their search for survivors. Swathes of…