In Focus: Monsoon Rain Floods Manila
Images: Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images, AP Photo/Aaron Favila, Jay Directo/AFP/Getty Images
The capital city of the Philippines has been drenched by heavy, deadly rainfall for 11 days now, beginning with the arrival of Typhoon Saola last week, leading to mudslides and extensive flooding. About 60 percent of Manila is currently flooded, and authorities are reporting 72 deaths so far. Nearly 850,000 remain stranded or displaced, as residents wait for a break in the downpour, predicted to begin on Thursday.
This post deserves a reblog. Great photographs. My Hats off to the photographers of the news agencies.
I tried writing an article while I was at the university. But my brain wasn’t liking all the writing that I was doing. So. I went out and shoot. This is just one of the several street signs in our university that has been modified by other people. Some will call it vandalism some see it as art.
But then again, What is? Art, I mean. Have you ever asked yourself that? How is something classified as Art? Who has the power to do so?
Hello World! (Again)
I have been making blogs and blog entries for some time now. In fact, I have read somewhere that every year, the internet is cluttered by web blogs created but never updated. Lazy scumbags. I’ve had my fair share of such blogs. I surely hope this one will last longer.