Pagasa sees cooler days in early February

Nikka G. Valenzuela 01/31/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The beginning of February is forecast to be chilly as the northeast monsoon or “amihan” continues to be felt in the eastern part of Luzon. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa)…

Trips of small sea vessels to parts of Easters Visayas suspended due to bad weather

Rosalie Abatayo 09/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG-7) has suspended trips for small sea crafts bound for areas affected by Tropical Depression (TD) Liwayway and the southwest monsoon. PCG-7 spokesperson Lieutenant Junior Grade…

Cloudy skies, rain showers in Cebu, Visayas for the next 24 hours

Rosalie Abatayo 08/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cloudy skies with scattered rain showers are expected in Cebu and the Visayas for the next 24 hours, the state weather bureau said on Thursday morning, August 22. “Moderate to strong winds blowing…

Chan asks roro operator to send bigger vessels to ferry Olango Island residents

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/21/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — The Lapu-Lapu City government and a shipping company are now in talks for the possible upgrade of their vessels to ferry passengers from mainland Mactan to Olango Island even when there is a…

Pagasa Lifts Gale Warning: Sea travels to Olango Island, rest of Cebu and the Visayas resumes

Doris C. Bongcac and Futch Anthoy Inso 08/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Two roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) vessels were already allowed to depart the Hilton Wharf in Barangay Punta Engaño shortly before noontime today, August 10,  after the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) announced the lifting of the…

Pagasa: Fair weather expected on Ironman race day

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Good news for the triathletes and their fans: Fair weather is expected on Sunday, August 11, which is the race day for the Regent Aguila Ironman 70.3. — a race that will include…

Lapu seeks deployment of commercial vessels to serve Olango Island residents

Futch Anthony Inso 08/10/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – City officials saw the need to already deploy commercial vessels weighing more than 250 gross tons that are capable of transporting Olango Island residents to and from mainland Lapu-Lapu City even when the…

Gale Warning Still Up In Cebu: Lapu sends food packs to Olango Island families

Futch Anthony Inso 08/10/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – With sea travels still suspended, Mayor Junard Chan already started sending food packs to families in Olango Island who were unable to cross to mainland Lapu-Lapu City to buy their supplies. City Hall…

Coast Guard apprehends motor banca for sailing despite gale warning

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A motorized outrigger boat bearing the name “Mon-jin” was apprehended in the vicinity of the sea water of North East Shell Island, Cordova, Cebu at 12:40 p.m. on August 9, 2019. Personnel from Philippine Coast…

Suspended boat trips due to gale warning now affecting 2,000 families in Olango Island

Futch Anthony Inso 08/09/2019

Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu—Around 2,000 families living in Olango Island, eastern Cebu are now affected as bad weather continue to suspend motorboat trips from mainland Mactan. Residents of the island are already experiencing shortage in food, medicine, and…

Coast Guard: Small seacrafts still not allowed to sail

Rosalie Abatayo 08/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Coast Guard District Central Visayas (PCG-7) warns fishing vessels and small sea craft against venturing out in the sea. As of Wednesday morning, August 7, 2019, all motorbanca trips in Cebu…

Gale warning: Rough seas still expected in Cebu, parts of Visayas and Mindanao

Rosalie Abatayo 08/06/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The central and eastern seaboards of the Visayas and the Eastern seaboard of Mindanao continue to be under gale warning, based on the latest update from the Phillippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical…

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