Nearing typhoon brings heavy rain, wind

AFP 10/23/2017

A powerful typhoon barreled toward Japan on Sunday, prompting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to order his government on alert as millions struggled to the polls for a national election. Typhoon Lan, described as “very large and very…

Irma’s fierce winds blast into Florida

AFP 09/10/2017

Hurricane Irma regained strength Sunday as it began pummeling Florida, lashing its southern island chain with hurricane-force wind gusts and threatening landfall within hours. Irma, packing winds of 210 kilometers per hour, was upgraded to a Category…

Pagasa: Bising unlikely to make landfall

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/04/2017

TROPICAL Depression “Bising” has a little chance of making landfall in the Philippines, according to Romeo Aguirre, weather specialist of Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) Mactan. Aguirre said that Cebu will be cloudy today…

‘Butchoy’ unlikely to make landfall

Julit C. Jainar, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Nestle L. Semilla, Norman V. Mendoza 07/04/2016

  The chances of tropical storm “Butchoy” (international name: Nepartak) making landfall in the country appear to be slim, the state weather bureau Pagasa said yesterday. Pagasa Mactan chief Alfredo Quiblat Jr. said the storm is expected…

Pagasa: Ruby to hit land in Northern Samar tonight

Bencyrus Ellorin 12/06/2014

As Ruby nears land, Pagasa is expected to raise storm signal warnings to 3 and 4 for areas near the eye of the storm.   Weather in Eastern Visayas started to deteriorate last night as the outer…

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