Cebu Daily Newscast: ‘Mawar’ re-intensifies into a super typhoon
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Here’s what you need to know on Friday, May 26.
‘Mawar’ re-intensifies into a super typhoon
Pagasa said in an advisory on Thursday, that Mawar has re-intensified into a super typhoon.
Pagasa said Mawar re-intensified into a super typhoon as it moved away from Guam in the Northern Mariana Islands.
It was estimated to be 2,130 kilometers east of Southeastern Luzon and is moving west-northwestward at 15 kilometers per hour.
Way klase: Cebu localities suspend classes as Mawar looms
Several local government units in Cebu have decided to suspend classes starting on the afternoon of Thursday amid the possible entry of super typhoon Mawar in the country on Friday or Saturday.
As of 4 p.m. on Thursday, five LGUs declared the suspension of physical classes at all levels. They are Talisay City, Naga City, and the towns of Consolacion, Minglanilla, and San Fernando.
They said the move was made to provide teachers and students time to prepare for inclement weather.
Bohol Island listed as Global Geopark by UNESCO
Bohol was named the Philippines’ first UNESCO Global Geopark. This was announced on UNESCO’s website on Thursday. The island was picked through its geological identity.
The island’s geological identity has been pieced together over 150 million years, as periods of tectonic turbulence have raised the island from the ocean depths, explains Unesco.
Bohol Island owns some of the most beautiful natural formations and beauties like the most visited, Chocolate Hills and Danajon Double Barrier Reef.
NBA: Celtics sense chance to turn the heat on Miami
In the NBA, the Boston Celtics clearly sense a chance of history, aiming to be the first team to come back from a 0-3 deficit, and win the NBA series. This was after their Game 4 win over the Miami Heat on Wednesday.
The Heat, now 3-1 up in the series, still only need one more win to advance to the NBA Finals where the favorites, the Denver Nuggets, are waiting for the winner of the Eastern Conference Finals series.
As for the Boston Celtics, after averting a clean sweep by the Heat, are hoping to force a game six at the Garden with a raucous home crowd behind them on Friday.
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