Relying on drainage systems alone could be your biggest mistake when heavy rains come. If it fails, your property and loved ones are in danger of flood.
Checking the drainage system of a house is one way to make sure that the house is secured from any harm that floods can bring. It is often overlooked when searching for a new home. Whether you are looking for a place in an urban or rural area, a well-functioning drainage system is a must.
One thing is for sure: Greenland’s melting glaciers will make worldwide flooding worse. How soon will the effects of this be felt?
The Greenland Ice Sheet is big and old. It’s the world’s largest island, lying in the North Atlantic Ocean and is known for its vast tundra and immense glaciers. In fact, according to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Ilulissat Icefjord of Greenland is the most productive glacier in the Northern Hemisphere.
Two weather systems are currently affecting the conditions in different areas across the Philippines. The Northeast Monsoon or Amihan is causing cold winds over the extreme northern Luzon; and the Easterlies or the humid air coming from the Pacific Ocean on the eastern portion of the country.
PAGASA said in their latest bulletin that cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms are expected over #Caraga and #Davao region; partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated light rains over #Batanes and #BabuyanIslands. Meanwhile, #MetroManila and the rest of the country may experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers.