During rainy season, flooded streets are quite a normality in parts of Metro Manila. Here is what you should know about the floods, how to prepare, how to get around when streets become waterways, and where to live in the Megacity to stay dry.
Typhoons are often making landfall in the Philippines and might affect Megacity Manila. Here is what you should know about typhoons and how to stay safe before, during, and after the storm.
Brace yourselves, rainy season is coming! The first rainstorms show that the Philippine summer is over.
Getting from A to B during the Philippine rainy season is no fun. As a little remedy for pedestrians, Makati City has developed a network of elevated and roofed walkways, connecting the shopping and entertainment area Ayala Center and the Central Business District (CBD).
How many seasons do we have in the Philippines? When is the best time to travel in order to avoid monsoon and typhoons? And how do Filipinos define "cold"? Here is all you need to know about geography and climate of Manila and the Philippines.
The Philippine Summer is almost over and rainy season is announcing itself with the first scattered showers. Time for one more Megacitizens Stammtisch Meeting in pleasant weather.
The recent typhoon Glenda as well as some of the hidden hotspots in Metro Manila were the topic of the July Stammtisch. The expats shared their experiences having no electricity and Internet for several days after the storm hit Manila. They also mentioned a few nice areas in Metro Manila for drinks and food that are not yet that popular.
The coming rainy season was the big issue of the June Stammtisch. Fortunately the weather was good when expats and Megacitizens from all over Metro Manila met to exchange their stories of sudden floods and overpriced umbrellas.
Join an international crowd for mango shakes, San Mig Light, and some sizzling bar food at the Megacitizens Stammtisch meeting next Tuesday, June 24, at Giligan's in Makati!
It is mid June and the rainy season has just started, but already Metro Manila experiences the first floods.
Metro Manila experiences heavy rainfall due to the tropical storm Maring. Many parts of Manila got flooded since Sunday night, August 18/19. The Megacities team took some pictures and videos to show how the Manileños cope with it.