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Typhoon Auring makes second landfall in Bohol

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 […]

Typhoon Nina extends Christmas vacation of students in Camarines sur

Typhoon Nina extends Christmas vacation of students in Naga city, including some areas of Camarines Sur. Yes, you read it right. Not only did howler typhoon Nina brought extensive damage on crops and properties in some Bicol provinces. The typhoon also tripped the power in the region. Sustaining damages, the […]

Typhoon ‘Nona’ wrecks Legazpi boulevard

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. […]

Typhoon ‘Nona’ leaves, but ‘Onyok’ is coming

As of 4 a.m., new tropical depression “Onyok” was estimated at 700 km east northeast of Mati City, Davao Oriental (8.2°N, 132.4°E) with maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center. It is forecast to move west at 15 kph. With its present speed and movement, TD Onyok is […]

Typhoon ‘Marilyn’ enters PAR Sunday

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 […]

Caritas Internationalis spends P3.2B for ‘Yolanda’ victims

An official of the National Secretariat for Social Action (NASSA) of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) said the Catholic charity group Caritas Internationalis has spent more than P3.2 billion in assistance of victims of super typhoon Yolanda for the last two years. Of the P3.2 billion allocated […]

Tacloban City commemorates 2nd year of Typhoon ‘Yolanda’

Two years today, after super typhoon ‘Yolanda’ ravaged mostly areas in the Eastern Visayas region, the people of Tacloban City and nearby towns will commemorate the event with a string of activities on Sunday, November 8, 2015. The city government of Tacloban urged survivors to join the Sunday commemoration of […]

PH looking at additional 1.3-MT rice imports

The Philippines has no bragging right about rice self sufficiency anytime now until some time next year. The government is looking to import an additional 300,000 metric tons (MT) of rice, bringing total rice shipments to 1.8 million MT during the first half of 2016, to ensure enough supply and […]

Nigeria funds potable water system for ‘Yolanda’ survivors

The Department of Social Welfare and Development and Nigerian Ambassador to the Philippines Buba Tekune led last Thursday the inauguration ceremony of the water supply project for calamity devastated-families relocated in the resettlement site of Ridgeview Park in Tacloban City, almost two years after Super Typhoon Yolanda leveled the area. […]

Typhoon ‘Lando’ cut power supply in Luzon provinces

Typhoon ‘Lando’ brought power down in 12 provinces located in North and South Luzon, the country’s grid-operator National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said. On Sunday, NGCP reported the provinces that had power interruptions due to typhoon “Lando” are: La Union, Pangasinan, Aurora, Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Ecija, Zambales, Tarlac, […]

Luzon to experience stormy weather as Typhoon “Lando” weakens

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 […]

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

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 […]

Typhoon Chedeng enters Philippine Area of Responsibility

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 […]

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Nagpuli ako sa harong kan magurang, / Dara an kamera maretrato kan ogma, / Pinsan saka partidaryo nagsabat usyoso, / Kun siisay an iba dai ko na bistado. / Tano ta ngonian lang ika uminabot?

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 […]

Boulders, mudflows isolate several barangays of Albay town

GUINOBATAN, Albay, Dec. 9 — Boulders, mudflows isolate several barangays of Albay town. At the height of Typhoon Ruby’s howling wind and torrential rains, car-sized boulders tumbled and vulcanic mudflows ran down the lower slopes of Mayon towards Barangay Maipon of Guinobatan town of Albay. The heavy debris caused the […]

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 […]

Malacanang suspends classes, gov’t work for Monday

MANILA, Dec. 8 — Malacanang announced the suspension of classes and work in government offices Monday in Metro Manila and Southern Luzon. Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte, in a statement, said, “By authority of the President (Benigno Aquino III), classes at all levels and work in government offices have been […]

Typhoon Ruby makes second landfall in Cataingan, Masbate

Philippines state weather agency confirmed that Typhoon Ruby has made its second landfall over Cataingan, Masbate. At 10:00 A. M., the eye of the typhoon was located based on all available data including Cebu Doppler radar at 20 km East of Cataingan, Masbate (12.0°N, 124.1°E) with maximum sustained winds of […]

Typhoon “Ruby” evacuees now 716,000 – NDRRMC

MANILA, Dec. 7 — The official count of individuals in safe evacuation centers is now reaching 716,000 according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council on Sunday. The number comprises persons who joined pre-emptive evacuations before Typhoon “Ruby” hits land. In its 6 a.m. update, the council said […]

Catholic Church, NASSA/ Caritas PH launch Typhoon Ruby solidarity appeal

MANILA, Dec. 7 — The Catholic Church, through its social action arm NASSA/Caritas Philippines, launched Saturday a Solidarity Appeal to 85 dioceses nationwide aimed at raising funds for the families affected by Typhoon “Ruby” (international name: Hagupit). In the letter sent to all 85 bishops nationwide, NASSA/Caritas Philippine National Director […]

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Typhoon ‘Nona’ leaves, but ‘Onyok’ is coming

As of 4 a.m., new tropical depression “Onyok” was estimated at 700 km east northeast of Mati City, Davao Oriental (8.2°N, 132.4°E) with maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center. It is forecast to move west at 15 kph. With its present speed and movement, TD Onyok is […]

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

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 […]

Typhoon Chedeng enters Philippine Area of Responsibility

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 ‘Nona’ wrecks Legazpi boulevard

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. […]

Luzon to experience stormy weather as Typhoon “Lando” weakens

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 […]

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Kamera

Nagpuli ako sa harong kan magurang, / Dara an kamera maretrato kan ogma, / Pinsan saka partidaryo nagsabat usyoso, / Kun siisay an iba dai ko na bistado. / Tano ta ngonian lang ika uminabot?

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Caritas Internationalis spends P3.2B for ‘Yolanda’ victims

An official of the National Secretariat for Social Action (NASSA) of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) said the Catholic charity group Caritas Internationalis has spent more than P3.2 billion in assistance of victims of super typhoon Yolanda for the last two years. Of the P3.2 billion allocated […]

Catholic Church, NASSA/ Caritas PH launch Typhoon Ruby solidarity appeal

MANILA, Dec. 7 — The Catholic Church, through its social action arm NASSA/Caritas Philippines, launched Saturday a Solidarity Appeal to 85 dioceses nationwide aimed at raising funds for the families affected by Typhoon “Ruby” (international name: Hagupit). In the letter sent to all 85 bishops nationwide, NASSA/Caritas Philippine National Director […]

Typhoon Ruby trips power grid in Samar provinces

One of the immediate effects of oncoming Typhoon Ruby in the provinces of Samar is power outage. The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines said power in Northern Samar and Eastern Samar went down Saturday, as typhoon “Ruby” passed the area. “NGCP’s power transmission service in Northern Samar is affected […]