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Several Cebu cities, towns under yellow alert

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HEAVY RAIN. Floods begin to hit Metro Cebu on July 1. Photo by Ryan Macasero/Rappler

State weather bureau PAGASA issues a yellow alert, or heavy rainfall warning, over 8 cities and towns in Cebu

CEBU CITY, Philippines (July 2, 2016) — State weather bureau PAGASA issued a yellow rainfall warning advisory for several cities in Cebu province Saturday evening, July 2.

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3 dead, 5 missing in Compostela Valley mine accident

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A mining tunnel becomes flooded in Monkayo, Compostela Valley, leaving miners trapped

MANILA, Philippines (Feb. 29, 2016) — Three people died and 5 are missing after water flooded a mine in Monkayo, Compostela Valley, police said Monday, February 29.

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