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27 September 2009 @ 08:45 pm
Some call it stupid, some call it actor heroism. I don't know what to call it  
Aww shit. No meme today BECAUSE NOW IS JUST NOT THE TIME.

Remember Hurricane Katrina? Well this is much worse, I heard. Ondoy's rainfall pwned Katrina like no other.

Yesterday was the worst Saturday ever. The rainfall began Friday night and went on nonstop until last night. In some places, it's still ongoing until today. The strongest moment of rainfall wasn't really that extreme but the fact that the it never stopped raining did not give the drainage system time to unclog. Houses were underwater, people were waiting on their roofs for rescue, major streets became rivers in a matter of hours, men were crossing roads via electric cables, pricks were prancing in their speedboats while ignoring wails of helpless infants, celebrities were surfing to help out people, things were that hectic. And that's not even a fraction of what Ondoy brought the country in a less than a day.

Want to be updated/informed/help? Go here for more.

Our family's alive and well. The worst that happened to us was to lose electricity (but wew epic Chiz had a generator) so there's no need to worry about us. Sadly, I can't say the same for the others. :<

Juntsu's whole house was submerged underwater. All their appliances are ruined. All his belongings are gone. His new laptop is dead.

The family of Anriz is stuck on the second floor because water on the first floor is still waist-deep. They have no food.

Still haven't heard from my waifu. Omg, I'm so worried. No news at all! And she lives in Cainta where the place is infamous for flooding. I'm so scared, I really hope she and her family is alive and well. Please be safe. ;o;

Texted Phoebo several times but she never replied. I hope that's just her being loadless/signaless.

My dad went out to help his boss whose house was ruined by the rain and a landslide. I hope he'll be okay~

Is it true that there's a bigger storm coming? Wtf I really hope not. The El Niño coming in a few months because of this calamity is already enough bad news.

Everyone else, please be safe. If you're alive and well, please let us know. We're all worried sick here.

Let's all hope for the best for now.

I feel so lucky and helpless at the same time. ;o;

This sucks so fucking much.

Mood: worried
Music: 雨が降る - 坂本真綾
Location: on dry land
 
 
 
sipping cactus brandy from a china spoonstar_flare on September 27th, 2009 01:24 pm (UTC)
What bigger storm???

We're all worried about Sev, hindi daw kasi macontact. Sana naubusan lang ng battery or smth.

Hope all your friends + family are alright. Ibang klase 'to. I'm actually checking Facebook religiously for updates and texting people like mad up to now, wth.

I feel so lucky and helpless at the same time. ;o;
IKR. Virtual hug. I hope everybody gets through.
sipping cactus brandy from a china spoonstar_flare on September 27th, 2009 01:26 pm (UTC)
Wait, nvm, nahanap na pala sila Sev. But I'm still worried.
Bakang Batugan: Worriedkyoy on September 27th, 2009 01:31 pm (UTC)
That's a relief!

Omg idk! Sth about 'patikim lang yung nangyari kahapon' idk. Hope it's all just an ugly rumor.

My family's alright but I haven't heard from several of my friends. I'm so worried shit. I hope the same for you.

I know what you mean! I'm texting people and stalking the internet liek whoa for any bit of news.

Really hope that 'bigger storm' is a lie. Everyone need time to recover. :<

Shit. I heard a six-day old baby died because of this.

edit: shit another typhoon to come in three days

Edited at 2009-09-27 01:46 pm (UTC)
sipping cactus brandy from a china spoonstar_flare on September 27th, 2009 02:24 pm (UTC)
THIS IS A LIE. Let us rest, pleassseee. A lot of people still haven't recovered/been found. D: And that post is annoying in its crypticness. Gaano ba talaga kalakas ang susunod na bagyo? It only tells me "Because - ONDOY will happen again..." with the dramatic pause and all. PATIKIM LANG BA TALAGA?

All the deaths break my heart. It's really depressing.

Grabe talaga kahapon hindi ko akalain na ganito kalala. It was so surreal, parang, huwaw, matinding baha. Pero noong gumagabi na,nakausap ko na ang ibang tao at nakita ko ang news. Habang patagal, pahirap nang pahirap, gah.

Bakang Batugan: Crushedkyoy on September 27th, 2009 02:33 pm (UTC)
I KNOW. I really hope it's not even as strong as Ondoy. But the fact that it will come is enough grim news. Shit. Will it ever end?

Naiiyak na ako, ayoko na. Hope to hear good news soon. :<

We thought my mother was over-acting when she was looking for a truck to pick my brother up, didn't think it would escalate to this. ;o;
김종인: Charlie Brown & Snoopy jongina on September 27th, 2009 01:33 pm (UTC)
Add me to the list of flooded homes. :( If the house wasn't elevated, my family would been stuck at the second floor/roof already. Alas, the first floor was covered in flood -- knee-high nga eh.

JFC, the whole thing was scary as shit. D: *hugs*
Bakang Batugan: Sadkyoy on September 27th, 2009 01:36 pm (UTC)
*hugs!*

Know of a couple whose houses are either submerged in water or floating somewhere. ;o;

I hope your family is safe.

Stay strong!

Edited at 2009-09-27 01:52 pm (UTC)
see-saw margery daw: sumairunanmargerydaw_s2 on September 27th, 2009 02:42 pm (UTC)
I'm sorry for the people who died and/or are having terrible problems because of this : <

I hope your friends and family are all ok.
Bakang Batugan: Securekyoy on September 27th, 2009 02:48 pm (UTC)
My family is fine but I'm still worriedly waiting for news about several of my friends.

Thank you so much for your sympathy.

/hugs
see-saw margery daw: rei minakomargerydaw_s2 on September 28th, 2009 10:27 pm (UTC)
You're welcome, dear.
ashitaenomerodi on September 27th, 2009 04:08 pm (UTC)
;w; *hugggsss*

That's so sad, Kyoy-chan. I'm glad your okay though.

I hope your waifu and everyone else your are worried about is okay too. >:
Bakang Batugan: Woefulkyoy on September 27th, 2009 04:13 pm (UTC)
Thank you so much dear ahuhuhu *hugs*

I really hope so too. I'm so scared, I really hope they're safe and sound.
Mirai Noah ミライ・ノア: Murruemirai_noah on September 27th, 2009 06:00 pm (UTC)
*hugs* I'm glad that you are okay! I hope all of your friends are too!
Bakang Batugan: Scaredkyoy on September 27th, 2009 07:01 pm (UTC)
I really hope so too. I'm so scared for them, I can't sleep. Imagining the worst is so depressing. Still hoping for the best.

Thank you dear *hugs*
Melfra ♥: [Conan] Okay you know what D;<melfra on September 27th, 2009 07:53 pm (UTC)
God, this is really terrible. I hope you and the rest of your family stays safe.... and that your friends are all perfectly fine! Maybe their phones just got dropped in a puddle D= I will be thinking of all of you!
Bakang Batugan: Legendarykyoy on September 30th, 2009 05:38 am (UTC)
That you so much, this means a lot! ♥

I've heard from several and fortunately, they are okay. There are still a bunch o f people I have no news on so I'm still hoping for the best ;o;
I want to create something beautiful ☆: balloons everywherenumi_nami on September 28th, 2009 09:31 am (UTC)
May isa pang bagyo! Di ko nga lang alam kung ganon kalakas.
Bakang Batugan: Defensivekyoy on September 30th, 2009 05:39 am (UTC)
Oo nga eh! Baka dalawa pa raw. Sana naman di masyadong malakas.
monkeys dance for me in september: not something you want to see at the endcaspercolumbine on September 28th, 2009 03:49 pm (UTC)
Sweetheart. I agree so much with the "I feel lucky but helpless." I feel lucky but selfish. I feel lucky but guilty.

I'm so glad you're safe.
Bakang Batugan: Forlornkyoy on September 30th, 2009 05:44 am (UTC)
It's not your fault you're safe, mommy.

Glad you are too ♥