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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Bicol News Now

Typhoon Nina extends Christmas vacation of students in Camarines sur

2 Jan , 2017  

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 on-grid area transmission lines by […]

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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, 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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News

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

17 Dec , 2015  

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 expected to make a landfall […]

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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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Bicol News Now, News, Visayas, Weather Stories

Power grid enforce interruptions in towns affected by ‘Nona’

14 Dec , 2015  

Power grid enforce interruptions in towns affected by ‘Nona.’ Six provinces had power interruptions on Monday as the typhoon heads towards Eastern Visayas. On Monday the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) said that Albay, Camarines Norte, Samar, Eastern Samar, Northern Samar and Sorsogon had power outages due to the typhoon. In Sorsogon, the […]

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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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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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News, Religion, Visayas

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

8 Nov , 2015  

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 by Caritas for the Philippines, […]

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Governance, News, Visayas

Tacloban City commemorates 2nd year of Typhoon ‘Yolanda’

7 Nov , 2015  

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 those who died and give […]

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Climate Change, Economy, Nation, News, NOAH

PH looking at additional 1.3-MT rice imports

6 Nov , 2015  

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 keep prices stable. “Typhoon ‘Lando’ […]

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Disaster, News, Visayas

Nigeria funds potable water system for ‘Yolanda’ survivors

2 Nov , 2015  

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. The project was funded through […]

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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

Typhoon ‘Lando’ cut power supply in Luzon provinces

19 Oct , 2015  

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, Quezon and Batangas. For La […]

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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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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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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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Poetry

Kamera

7 Mar , 2015  

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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