34 riverside structures in Mambaling to be cleared — Guardo

Dyrecka Letigio 10/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The rains in the past week has caused an increase in the number of high-risk areas around riversides and mountainsides in Cebu City. Councilor Jerry Guardo, the chairperson of the committee on infrastructure…

Cebu City now under blue alert for incoming Auring PH

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is now under blue alert for incoming Tropical Storm Auring PH which is expected to pass Northern and Central Cebu on Sunday, February 21, 2021. Ramil Ayuman, the head of the…

Cebu City OBO’s appeal to barangays: Help identify obstructions in waterways

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Office of the Building Official (OBO) is appealing to barangay chiefs to help them identify the structures that are obstructing the city’s waterways. This is part of the intensified efforts…

LPA, habagat to bring rains in Cebu for the next 2 days

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Those living in areas prone to landslide and flash floods are advised to take extra precaution in the next couple of days. This as the state weather bureau said damp weather in Cebu…

Trough of LPA to bring rains over Mindanao — Pagasa

Faye Orellana - INQUIRER.net 09/01/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The weather bureau said on Sunday that the trough of low pressure area (LPA) will bring rainy weather over the Mindanao region. In its 4 a.m. weather forecast, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical…

No room for complacency

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 04/16/2017

The sad news of deaths in Carmen and Danao resulting from flashfloods in Cebu on Easter Sunday should be taken as another painful lesson in inculcating a mindset of resilience in the era of disasters in this…

Pagasa issues rainfall warning over Cebu; warns of flashfloods and landslides

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/16/2017

Cebu will experience light to moderate rains on Monday because of existing low pressure area (LPA). “We have issued rainfall warning for the whole Cebu province today,” Vhan Singson, weather specialist of Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical…

Capitol suspends classes in all public schools in Cebu across all levels

Nestle L. Semilla 11/24/2016

Due to the looming Tropical Depression “Marce,” Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III ordered the suspension of classes in all levels in all public schools in the province today, November 24, and tomorrow November 25. Cebu Provincial Information…

Deforestation causing floods in northern Cebu — DENR

Morexette Erram 11/23/2016

DEFORESTATION and charcoal making remain rampant in northern Cebu, causing floods in upland areas, the regional Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-7) said yesterday. Dr. Eddie Llamedo, DENR-7 public affairs officer, said they’ve caught several operators…

Cloudy skies, thunderstorms ahead for Cebu

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/28/2015

Cebu and most parts of Visayas will experience  cloudy skies and isolated thunderstorms in the next few days. As of 3 p.m. yesterday, Pagasa Mactan recorded 120.9 millimeters of rain in Cebu for July. This is below…

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