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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Bicol News Now, Ilocos, Luzon, Manila

Light rains in Luzon, but generally fair weather most of the country

20 Jan , 2016  

Some parts of Luzon will experience light to moderate rains but most part of the country will have fair weather on Wednesday due to two weather systems now affecting the country, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration. The state weather bureau forecasts the northeast monsoon to prevail over Northern Luzon as […]

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Bicol News Now, News, Visayas, Weather Stories

Typhoon ‘Nona’ makes landfall in Batag Island of Northern Samar

14 Dec , 2015  

Typhoon ‘Nona makes landfall in Batag Island of Northern Samar PAGASA said typhoon Nona hit land in Batag Island in Northern Samar around 11 a.m. Typhoon “Nona” maintained its strength and made the landfall as it continues to move westward, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Monday. As of 12 p.m. […]

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Bicol News Now, Mindanao, News, Visayas, Weather Stories

CamSur, Albay suspends classes for Monday as typhoon Nona approaches

14 Dec , 2015  

The provinces of Albay and Camarines Sur have declared class suspensions in all levels effective on Monday, Dec. 14, as the severe tropical storm “Nona” continues to threaten the Samar provinces and the Bicol Region. Camarines Sur Gov. Miguel Villafuerte posted a memorandum announcing the province-wide suspension of classes in the province on his twitter […]

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Bicol News Now, Nation, News, Weather Stories

PAGASA raise typhoon signals, passengers, sea-going vessels seek safety in ports as typhoon ‘Nona’ approaches

14 Dec , 2015  

Nearly 4,000 passengers stranded in ports due to typhoon ‘Nona’ –PCG The number of passengers stranded in various ports nationwide due to typhoon “Nona” was recorded at 3,997 as of 4 p.m. Sunday, the Philippine Coast Guard said in an advisory. The stranded passengers are held at bay with 13 vessels, two motor bancas and […]

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Bicol News Now, News

Tropical storm ‘Nona’ to make landfall in Bicol Tuesday night

12 Dec , 2015  

The tropical depression outside the Philippine Area of Responsibilty (PAR) has intensified into tropical storm with international name “Melor” and has been renamed as “Nona” as it enters PAR on Saturday morning, according to Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration. PAGASA said “Nona” entered PAR at 4 a.m., the 14th tropical cyclone to affect […]

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Mindanao, News, Visayas

Low pressure area may intensify to tropical cyclone east of Mindanao

11 Dec , 2015  

The low pressure area outside the Philippine area of responsibility is expected to enter and intensify into tropical depression within the next 24 hours, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said on Friday. The LPA was spotted some 1,700 km east of Mindanao. Once it enters the PAR and intensifies into tropical cyclone, […]

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News

Typhoon ‘Marilyn’ enters PAR Sunday

23 Nov , 2015  

The typhoon east of Mindanao (international name: “In-Fa”) entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) Sunday and was renamed “Marilyn,” the 13th tropical cyclone to enter the country this year and first for this month of November, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration. PAGASA weather forecaster Robert Badrina said typhoon Marilyn […]

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Bangsamoro, Mindanao, News, Weather Stories

Indonesian haze worsens, compromise Southern Mindanao air quality

24 Oct , 2015  

As Inodnesian-triggered haze worsens Southern Mindanao air quality, health officials in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) on Friday as it released an advisory for the public to stay indoors to avoid suffering from respiratory diseases. ”Don’t underestimate the ill effects of haze. It’s worsening the already compromised quality of air that we breathe […]

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Mindanao, News

Haze from Indonesia wildfires reaches Mindanao

20 Oct , 2015  

The wildfire smog in neighboring Indonesia has reached Mindanao, creating an atmospheric haze that alarmed residents and airline officials in Cagayan de Oro city. Jose Bodiongan, the airport manager of the Laguindingan airport in Misamis Oriental said on Tuesday that an advise to conduct visual landing was issued Monday after the thick haze almost rendered […]

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Ilocos, Luzon, News

24 areas in Luzon still under storm signals as Typhoon ‘Lando’ weakens

19 Oct , 2015  

At least 24 areas in Luzon including Metro Manila are still under public storm warning signals as typhoon “Lando” slightly weakens as it continues its slow movement towards the provinces of Apayao, Ilocos Norte and Abra, the state weather bureau said on Monday. As of 4 a.m., the center of typhoon “Lando” was located in […]

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Luzon, News, Weather Stories

Luzon to experience stormy weather as Typhoon “Lando” weakens

18 Oct , 2015  

Stormy weather continues to prevail in most parts of Luzon including Metro Manila as Typhoon “Lando” has slightly weakened as it made its first landfall in the town of Casiguran, Aurora Province, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said. PAGASA weather forecaster Buddy Javier said that as of 5 a.m., the eye […]

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Luzon, News, Weather Stories

Typhoon “Lando” in, Signal 1 up in Luzon areas

16 Oct , 2015  

Severe tropical storm “Lando” has intensified into typhoon and is now threatening the Aurora-Isabela area as 14 areas in Luzon are now under public storm warning signal (PSWS) no. 1, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical, Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Friday. PAGASA defines a typhoon an intense tropical cyclone with maximum wind speed exceeding 118 […]

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Bicol News Now, News

New Tropical Depression expected to enter PAR Thursday – PAGASA

4 May , 2015  

New Tropical Depression expected to enter PAR Thursday – PAGASA MANILA, May 4 — The low-pressure area (LPA) outside the country has intensified into a tropical depression, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Sunday. With its speed and movement, the tropical depression is expected to enter the Philippine Area of […]

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Climate Change, Environment, News

Typhoon Chedeng weakens, typhoon signals raised on several provinces

4 Apr , 2015  

Typhoon Chedeng has weakend further as it moves closer to eastern Luzon. It is estimated to make landfall over the coast of Aurora-Isabela area by Sunday morning, April 5, and will exit the landmass via Ilocos Sur by Sunday evening and will exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility by Monday Morning. As of 10PM yesterday, […]

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News

Typhoon Chedeng enters Philippine Area of Responsibility

2 Apr , 2015  

MANILA, April 2 — Typhoon Chedeng (international name Mayzak) has already entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), the third tropical cyclone to affect the country this year, according to Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA). PAGASA weather forecaster Jori Loiz Ignacio said as of 6 a.m. the typhoon was located based at […]

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Manila, News, Weather Stories

“Payong” launched as the state weather bureau’s simplified weather, climate info materials

1 Apr , 2015  

QUEZON CITY, April 1 –It is not the usual umbrella for the rain or scorching sunshine. It is the state weather bureau’s series of new tools and information products, for the name Payong PAGASA also include the USAID-supported simplified templates for public dissemination of PAGASA materials. A play on the Filipino word “Payong” which means […]

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Luzon, News, Regions, Weather Stories

Typhoon ‘Maysak’ to intensify into super typhoon as it enters PAR by Wednesday evening

1 Apr , 2015  

MANILA, April 1 — Brace for the oncoming bad weather. Typhoon “Maysak” is forecast to intensify into super typhoon as it enters the Philippine Area of Responsibility by Wednesday evening according to state weather bureau PAGASA. Earlier in the morning PAGASA forecasts at 4 a.m., the eye of Typhoon “Maysak” (International Name) was located based […]

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Nation, News

Philippines, Japan inks development assistance grants, Yen loan projects

27 Mar , 2015  

MANILA, March 27 — The Philippines is funding identified big ticket priority and vital government projects sourced through loan grants and developmental assistance programs from Japan. Some of these include four Official Development Assistance (ODA) grant projects amounting to JPY 2.789 billion (approximately PhP 1.195 billion) and two yen loan projects amounting to JPY 19.5 […]

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News, Weather Stories

Tropical Storm Amang makes landfall in Camarines Sur

18 Jan , 2015  

TS ‘Amang’ makes landfall in CamSur, storm signals up in 24 areas, yellow rainfall alert issued MANILA, Jan. 18 — Tropical Storm “Amang” (international name: Mekkhala) made landfall over Camarines Sur Sunday morning as it slightly weakened. PAGASA said “Amang” was estimated at 100 km west-northwest of Virac, Catanduanes or at the vicinity of Camarines […]

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Bicol News Now, Nation, Weather Stories

The gathering storm on Pope Francis 4rth day in PH

18 Jan , 2015  

MANILA, Jan. 18 – As the Papal Visit of Pope Francis in the Philippines nears its end gathering the faithful into unity, nature is also gathering storm. The state weather agency PAGASA on Sunday advised the public who will attend events of Pope Francis at the Rizal Park and the University of Santo Tomas (UST) […]

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Nation

“Unwanted guest” may come during PH Papal visit

11 Jan , 2015  

“Unwanted guest” may come during PH Papal visit. MANILA, January 11 — Guess “who” (what) might come during Pope Francis Papal Visit to the Philippines next week? A forming weather disturbance that may strengthen to a low pressure area may enter the Philippine area of responsibility during the Pope’s visit, according to the state weather […]

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Nation, News, Weather Stories

Isolated rain showers, cold weather over many parts of PH

5 Jan , 2015  

Isolated rain showers, cold weather over many parts of PH. MANILA, Jan. 5 — Parts of Eastern Visayas, Caraga and Northern Mindanao on Monday will have light to moderate rains due to the tail-end of cold front, according to state weather agency PAGASA. PAGASA also said Luzon will experience cold weather due to northeast monsoon […]

Luzon, News, Weather Stories

TD Seniang weakens towards Palawan, leaves 35 dead

31 Dec , 2014  

MANILA, Dec 31 -– Tropical Storm “Seniang” has weakened into a tropical depression Wednesday, due to its land interaction in Visayas and partly due to the northeast monsoon or hangin amihan, according to state weather agency PAGASA. Meanwhile, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, in its Wednesday morning update, announced that 35 people […]

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