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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

TS “Lando” maintains strength, will threaten most of Luzon

Tropical storm “Lando” has maintained its strength and will threaten most parts of Luzon in the next two to three days or until weekend, according to Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Thursday. In an interview, PAGASA weather forecaster Shaira Nonot said that as of 4 a.m. […]

CamSur sustains P187.3-M loss on agri crops due to Amang

CamSur sustains P187.3-M loss on agri crops due to Amang. Tropical Storm Amang left Bicol not without wreaking havoc on agricultural crops in Camarines Sur. The province sustained agricultural losses pegged at P187.3 million according to the regional disaster council. Other provinces registered agricultural damages including Sorsogon at P23.2 milliion, […]

Tropical Storm Amang makes landfall in Camarines Sur

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 […]

The year 2014 ends with a “deadly” bang, literally

The year 2014 ends with a “deadly” bang, literally, in the Philippines. and brief account below is just the topping. In MLang town of North Cotabato, unidentified men set off an improvised explosive device Wednesday afternoon during shopping rush for New Year in this town’s public market, leaving four shoppers […]

Storm signal 2, 1 in 28 areas in Southern Philippines

MANILA, Dec. 29 –- Twenty-eight areas in Visayas and Mindanao are now under public storm warning signals number 2 and 1 as tropical storm “Seniang” has maintained its strength and is now moving towards Agusan Del Norte, according to latest weather update of PAGASA on Monday. In its 11 a.m. […]

Tropical Storm Seniang Signal #2 up in 9 areas

MANILA, Dec. 29 — Nine areas in Visayas and Mindanao are under storm signal #2 as Tropical Depression “Seniang” intensified into a Tropical Storm, according to state weather agency Pagasa on Monday. Areas under Storm Signal No. 2 are Bohol and Siquijor in Visayas; Surigao del Sur, Surigao del Norte, […]

Exiting PAR “Ruby” intensifies as tropical storm again

MANILA, Dec. 10 – Tropical depression “Ruby” intensifies anew into a tropical storm category and is expected to exit the Philippine area of responsibility by early Thursday morning, the state weather agency PAGASA said on Wednesday. Weather forecaster Aldczar Aurelio said that Ruby gained strength as it traverses the West […]

Typhoon Ruby weakens as tropical storm – PAGASA

MANILA, Dec. 8 – The state weather agency Pagasa downgraded Typhoon Ruby into a tropical storm category in its latest bulletin. Ruby was moving towards the island-province of Marinduque on Monday morning. Nonetheless, the provinces of Bataan, Batangas, Cavite, Laguna, Marinduque, Oriental Mindoro, Lubang island and southern Quezon in Luzon […]

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Typhoon Ruby weakens as tropical storm – PAGASA

MANILA, Dec. 8 – The state weather agency Pagasa downgraded Typhoon Ruby into a tropical storm category in its latest bulletin. Ruby was moving towards the island-province of Marinduque on Monday morning. Nonetheless, the provinces of Bataan, Batangas, Cavite, Laguna, Marinduque, Oriental Mindoro, Lubang island and southern Quezon in Luzon […]

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Storm signal 2, 1 in 28 areas in Southern Philippines

MANILA, Dec. 29 –- Twenty-eight areas in Visayas and Mindanao are now under public storm warning signals number 2 and 1 as tropical storm “Seniang” has maintained its strength and is now moving towards Agusan Del Norte, according to latest weather update of PAGASA on Monday. In its 11 a.m. […]

DOE: Luzon power supply partial restoration on Saturday

Power in the Luzon grid will be partially restored the earliest on Saturday (July 19th) and the latest on Tuesday, next week. Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla pointed out that power restoration is also dependent on the repair of the 69 kilovolt (kV) lines, which may be fixed in two weeks […]

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Typhoon Glenda aftermath, death and injuries rise

MANILA, July 17 — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said the number of deaths rose to 20 while 505,000 people were affected in Luzon and the Visayas due to strong winds, waves and rains spawned by Typhoon “Glenda”. In its report on Wednesday evening, NDRRMC said […]

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Tropical Storm Amang makes landfall in Camarines Sur

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 […]

DOE: Luzon power supply partial restoration on Saturday

Power in the Luzon grid will be partially restored the earliest on Saturday (July 19th) and the latest on Tuesday, next week. Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla pointed out that power restoration is also dependent on the repair of the 69 kilovolt (kV) lines, which may be fixed in two weeks […]

CamSur sustains P187.3-M loss on agri crops due to Amang

CamSur sustains P187.3-M loss on agri crops due to Amang. Tropical Storm Amang left Bicol not without wreaking havoc on agricultural crops in Camarines Sur. The province sustained agricultural losses pegged at P187.3 million according to the regional disaster council. Other provinces registered agricultural damages including Sorsogon at P23.2 milliion, […]

‘Hagupit’ intensifies into a typhoon

MANILA, Dec. 3 — Tropical storm “Hagupit” has intensified into a typhoon Wednesday, but is still outside the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR). PAGASA weather forecaster Aldczar Aurelio said it is expected to enter the country on Thursday and would be called “Ruby”, the 18th tropical cyclone to affect the […]

TS “Lando” maintains strength, will threaten most of Luzon

Tropical storm “Lando” has maintained its strength and will threaten most parts of Luzon in the next two to three days or until weekend, according to Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Thursday. In an interview, PAGASA weather forecaster Shaira Nonot said that as of 4 a.m. […]

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