Several roads blocked, 1 injured as Typhoon Bising sideswipes Catanduanes

Ma. April Mier-Manjares 04/20/2021

LEGAZPI CITY – Heavy rains spawned by Typhoon Bising (international name: Surigae) since early weekend rendered several roads impassable and left a 25-year-old man injured in Catanduanes province. Roberto Monterola, chief of the Emergency Operations Center of…

34 foreign individuals rescued from fishing vessel fire to arrive in Cebu City tonight

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) rescued 34 individuals from a Korean fishing vessel that caught fire on Tuesday dawn, east of Panganiban, Catanduanes. The rescued individuals will be brought to Cebu City where…

Help from Cebu City is on its way

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City’s aid to the typhoon-stricken island province of Catanduanes is on its way. 60 personnel along with relief goods and financial aid were sent off on board BRP Batak 299, which departed the Naval…

Cebu City to send aid to typhoon-battered Catanduanes on Friday

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s aid to typhoon-struck Catanduanes will be sent off on Friday, November 13, 2020, through the help of the Naval Forces. Councilor David Tumulak, the city council’s chairperson for disaster risk reduction…

‘Ulysses’ nearing typhoon category, says Pagasa

Catherine Gonzales 11/11/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Severe tropical storm Ulysses is already “nearing typhoon category” as it is forecast to reach its peak intensity prior to landfall, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Wednesday morning. “Ulysses is…

Talisay City opens donation drive for Typhoon Rolly victims

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City is opening a donation drive for victims of Typhoon Rolly in Catanduanes and other areas. Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas said in a Facebook post that the city government has partnered…

Typhoon Rolly makes 4th landfall in Lobo, Batangas

Darryl John Esguerra - Reporter / @DJEsguerraINQ 11/01/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Typhoon Rolly made its 4th landfall in Lobo, Batangas, at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday,  the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) reported. “At this time, nasa kalupaan ito ng Batangas—ang sentro niya…

Most of PH to see rains due to LPA, ‘habagat’ — Pagasa

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 08/06/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A new low pressure area (LPA) spotted east of the country and the southwest monsoon would bring rains over large parts of the country Friday, the state weather bureau said. Weather updates as of…

Signal No. 1 up in Samar areas as Tisoy enters PAR

Katrina Hallare - Inquirer.net 11/30/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 1 was raised in some areas in Samar as Typhoon Tisoy entered the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR), the state weather bureau said Saturday, November 30, 2019. In its…

More areas under Signal No. 1 due to ‘Ompong’

Inquirer.net 09/13/2018

More areas were placed under Signal No. 1 as Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) slowed down midday Thursday. Batanes, Cagayan including Babuyan Group of Islands, Apayao, Abra, Kalinga, Mountain Province, Ifugao, Isabela, Benguet, Quirino, Nueva Vizcaya, Aurora, Nueva Ecija,…

Cebu spared from Tropical Storm Nina but it’ll be a rainy weekend

Izobelle T. Pulgo 12/23/2016

A great Christmas gift from above! While Cebu may experience rains on Christmas weekend, it will be spared by severe Tropical Storm Nina, which entered the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) at 3 a.m. Friday. Nina is…

VESSELS STRANDED

Jhunnex Napallacan, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag and Inquirer 12/13/2015

Signal No. 1 in north Cebu due to ‘Nona’ Some 1,532 passengers were stranded in Cebu City ports yesterday after the Philippine Coast Guard-Cebu Station barred sea travel for vessels going to Eastern Visayas and Manila due…

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