In Motion, Science, Weather Stories, World

Watch “Super Blue Blood Moon” captured on video

31 Jan , 2018  

Three with the Sun, the Moon and the Earth. One in between the line of “sight” of the celestial bodies may cause an eclipse. The main celestial event last night was captured by our digital camera between 6PM and 7PM which is the source of the Youtube video on this post. The digital record may […]

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Bicol News Now, Climate Change, In Motion, Travel, Weather Stories

Watch Video The Fury of Mayon Volcano

25 Jan , 2018  

Mt. Mayon in the province of Albay, in the Philippines is again rumbling. And that restlessness has been going on for sometime now. The ultra active strato volcano in the region of Bicol is living up to its reputation. The mountain towers with the height of 2,463 meters or 8,081 ft. Some folks say the […]

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Bicol News Now, Climate Change, Weather Stories

Mayon erupts anew, residents cower in fear, awed by its beauty!

22 Jan , 2018  

Yes it is. Each time the majestic volcano in Albay province erupts, reactions are in varied forms. The affected residents cower and tremble in fear for their lives, property and livestock. Tourists and disaffected residents flock to the city and get a good view of the eruption. On Monday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and […]

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Nation, Weather Stories

Heaven teardrops: Duterte’s second SONA will have rainshowers?

24 Jul , 2017  

Heaven cries, Duterte’s second SONA will have rainshowers? As supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte flock around the venue of his second SONA, rainshowers is predicted to prevail in Metro Manila this Monday. The southwest monsoon also affects the western section of Luzon and the Visayas, state weather bureau PAGASA disclosed. There is also a low […]

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Mindanao, Visayas, Weather Stories

Typhoon Auring makes second landfall in Bohol

9 Jan , 2017  

In its recent update, the state weather bureau said typhoon Auring made a second landfall over Ubay in Bohol province. Residents of areas under Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal (TCWS) No. 1 are warned of possible flash floods and landslides. Areas under TCWS No. 1 are Cuyo Island, Bohol, Siquijor, Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental, Southern Leyte, […]

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Manila, Nation, News, Weather Stories

Robredo back from USA, visits NIA road fire victims

3 Jan , 2017  

The good news here is that upon arrival of Vice-President Leni Robredo on Monday at the airport, she visited immediately the fire victims in Quezon City. From a facebook post, Ms.Bella Enriquez said:”Straight from the airport, VP Leni Robredo visits affected residents of the NIA Road fire, promises to coordinate solution to housing problem. She […]

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Bicol News Now, News, Weather Stories

These are the 12 transmission lines which sustain damages from typhoon Nina

27 Dec , 2016  

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) confirmed 12 major transmission power lines in South Luzon damaged by the howler typhoon ‘Nina’ that plunged over 2 million service users. These are the 12 major transmission lines which sustained damages from typhoon Nina which plunged some provinces either into total blackout or with partial electric […]

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Bicol News Now, News, Weather Stories

Typhoon Nina devastates Bicol, over 2 million residents without electric service

27 Dec , 2016  

Typhoon Nina wrought havoc on Bicol provinces. It left families homeless and plunged the region in black out as the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines and various local electric service providers work 24/7 to restore power. Local government units gathered its personnel to do restoration and relief work. Like the one below from Naga […]

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Bicol News Now, News, Weather Stories

Stormy Weather prevails in Bicol on Christmas day, no thanks to ‘Nina’

24 Dec , 2016  

Thanks but no thanks to you, severe tropical storm ‘Nina’ for that awful weather. Some parts of Bicol will go through the most important and final night of Simbang Gabi on a cold, wet and stormy weather, all bundled into one. Before the clock struck 12 midnight severe tropical storm ‘Nina’ still maintains strength on […]

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Ilocos, News, Weather Stories

Super Typhoon ‘Lawin’ makes landfall in Baguio Point in Cagayan province

20 Oct , 2016  

MANILA, Oct. 20 — Super Typhoon ‘Lawin’ made landfall in Cagayan province on Wednesday evening about 11 p.m. The state weather agency Philippine Atmospheric Astronomical Services Administration confirmed that the howler made the landfall in Baguio Point of Peablanca town. maintained its strength and already made landfall in Cagayan province on Wednesday evening, according to […]

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Bicol News Now, News, Weather Stories

Bicol gears for Tropical Storm ‘Karen’ as stranded passengers increase

15 Oct , 2016  

The number of passengers stranded in Bicol is rising due to the oncoming severe Tropical Storm ‘Karen’ (International name: Sakira). On Friday morning, some 1,045 passengers have been stranded in ports after the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) suspended sailing of sea vessels due to the prevailing rough weather brought. Updated count of stranded persons include […]

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News, Weather Stories

Severe Tropical Storm ‘Karen’ intensifies, threatens Bicol, Quezon, Aurora provinces

15 Oct , 2016  

Tropical cyclone ‘Karen’ (international name ‘Sakira’) intensified into a severe tropical storm Friday and threatened Catanduanes province to unleash maximum sustained winds of up to 100 kph. Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said in its severe weather bulletin 7 released Friday afternoon that ‘Karen’ packed maximum sustained winds of up to 100 […]

Ilocos, News, Weather Stories

Batanes, Northern Luzon areas under tropical storm signals as ‘Ferdie’ enters PAR

14 Sep , 2016  

Batanes island group was placed under tropical cyclone signal 4 on Tuesday evening as typhoon ‘Ferdie’ approaches the area. The state weather bureau, Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration, in its midnight bulletin warns that the typhoon will make its first landfall in Batanes between 11:00PM and 1 AM. The howler is expected to […]

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Luzon, Manila, News, Weather Stories

Inclement weather triggers suspension of classes in these Luzon areas

15 Aug , 2016  

Expect there will be suspension of more classes in all levels for both private and publics schools in affected areas of the country due to prevailing inclement weather situations brought about the southwest monsoon and identified low pressure area. The 13 cities under the National Capital Region all have declared suspension of classes for Monday. […]

Manila, News, Weather Stories

Five dead as monsoon rains cause floods and landslides

14 Aug , 2016  

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Sunday reported that five people died due to floods and landslides caused by heavy rain brought by the southwest monsoon. Identified as fatalities, include Benedict Brasileño, 68, resident of Barangay Canauiklian, Janiuay, Iloilo, who died due to drowning while crossing Malbug River when he was […]

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Manila, News, Weather Stories

9,000 Marikina residents in evacuation centers while La Mesa Dam on red alert

14 Aug , 2016  

Heavy rains brought by the southwest monsoon caused 9,000 individuals to now stay in different evacuation centers in Marikina City, Mayor Marcelino Teodoro said Sunday. In a text message, Teodoro said that as of 10:30 a.m., 1,781 families or 9,152 individuals still staying in 21 evacuation centers in the city. Based on information posted in […]

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News, Weather Stories

TD Carina maintains strength moves NNW direction

30 Jul , 2016  

Tropical depression “Carina” has maintained its strength with a maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center, but has slightly accelerated at 11 kph heading northwest, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Saturday morning. Moderate to heavy rainfall may be expected within 300 km diameter of the tropical depression, and […]

Bicol News Now, DREAB, News, Weather Stories

A fearsome, yet spectacular string tornado just hit Albay province

25 Jul , 2016  

Afar and in our viewing safety, the string tornado that formed and hit a portion somewhere in the vicinity of Legazpi city at about 4 PM yesterday looked spectacular and amazing. But it gave me goose bumps. While I don’t have any info on what definite spot of the province the “phenomenon” hit, the view […]

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Luzon, News, Weather Stories

Signal No. 1 in 7 areas as TD ‘Ambo’ approaches

26 Jun , 2016  

The low pressure area located east of Borongan City has developed into a tropical depression now named ‘Ambo’ as the first tropical cyclone to affect the country this year, according to the state weather bureau. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said as of 11:30 a.m., ‘Ambo’ was spotted some 182 km […]

Bicol News Now, News, Weather Stories

Random, scattered rainshowers and still storm-free

16 Jun , 2016  

The general population would readily welcome rain any time of the day to offset the sweltering effect of heat, like the short episode of raindrops yesterday afternoon in some parts of Camarines Sur. Yet, the country will remain storm-free in the next three days, Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Thursday. […]

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Luzon, News, Weather Stories

Ridge of high pressure area brings warm, humid air on Holy Monday

21 Mar , 2016  

For Holy Monday forecast, partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms will prevail over Metro Manila, Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Expect to experience warm and humid weather in the next three days in most parts of the country because of the ridge of high pressure area extending towards Northern Luzon, according to […]

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Entertainment, News, Video, Weather Stories

Thanks to the blizzard, New Yorkers made a viral video on snowboarding

25 Jan , 2016  

Severe snowstorm brought about more snow than any New Yorker (and the east coast of the United States) would desire. Some of our friends, expat Filipinos, posted photos of their personal predicament and enjoyment, depending on their situation and appreciation of the weather event. A group of New Yorkers took the opportunity of turning the […]

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Bicol News Now, News, Video, Weather Stories

Typhoon ‘Nona’ wrecks Legazpi boulevard

19 Dec , 2015  

Typhoon ‘Nona’ wrecks Legazpi boulevard. Take a good look of one of Legazpi City’s pride, the immense boulevard with the imposing Mayon volcano as the backdrop. The short video below courtesy of Youtuber runafterjean. Or. The facebook posted photo by Robby Cereno at the boulevard with the backdrop of Mt. Mayon sharing the view with […]

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Bicol News Now, Luzon, News, Visayas, Weather Stories

After typhoon ‘Nona,’ four provinces still in blackout

17 Dec , 2015  

After the passage of Typhoon ‘Nona,’ still four provinces are waiting for the full power restoration. On Wednesday, the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines said Aurora, Northern Samar, Nueva Ecija and Sorsogon still have blackouts. Power was lost in Aurora on Thursday, affecting the towns of Dingalan, San Luis, Maria, Baler and Dipaculao. In […]

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