Aside from text messages from your mom checking on what you're up to or your boss reminding you of your deadlines, your phone's inbox is probably filled right now with alerts from the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council. It has been sending rainfall advisories and weather updates since Tropical Storm Henry entered Philippine territory on July 15.
Unlike your regular texts, these messages come with a panic-inducing sound or longer-than-usual vibrate notificationâyou know, to really make sure you're alerted. This has resulted in hilarious moments of surprise, #hugot-related tweets, and other anecdotes on people's latest text "exchanges" with the disaster management agency. We round up some of the funniest ones.