Pagasa-Mactan warns of intense heat in next five days

Pia Piquero 12/09/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebuanos, especially those with pre-existing conditions, are advised to avoid too much exposure to the sun from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. as this may have harmful effects on the body. Al Quiblat,…

Heat index in Cebu until Thursday, Sept. 8 falls under extreme caution category

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 09/06/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The heat index in Cebu is set to be under the “extreme caution” category, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration-Mactan (Pagasa-Mactan) on Wednesday, September 6. Cebu’s heat index on…

Pets, animals also at risk of heat stroke, says top veterinarian

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/30/2023

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Pets and other animals, like humans, are also at risk of heat stroke especially if they are old and immuno-compromised. Dr. Jessica Maribojoc, head of the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries…

Lapu-Lapu’s elderly policemen exempted from patrolling duties due to soaring temperatures

Futch Anthony Inso 05/04/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- Lapu-Lapu’s elderly policemen will no longer be assigned to Urban Patrolling amid the current soaring temperatures. Police Colonel Elmer Lim, director of LCPO said this is to protect the older policemen from direct exposure…

Julia Baguio: A Student Nurse’s Story of Heroism and Compassion

Vhenna Marie Mantilla 05/02/2023

CEBU City, Philippines– On the afternoon of Friday, April 28th, a man collapsed in front of the Amores Building in Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City, gasping for air. It was very evident that the man was suffering from heat…

Lapu police told to prioritize health amid soaring temperatures

Futch Anthony Inso 03/29/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — Members of the Lapu-Lapu City police have been advised to always prioritize their health, especially this summer season. Police Colonel Elmer Lim, city director of LCPO, said that policemen should look after their…

Metro Cebu heat index reaches 40°C on Sept. 14

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The heat index in Metro Cebu on Wednesday noon, September 14 hit as high as 40° Celsius, the state weather bureau reported. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration in Mactan (Pagasa-Mactan)…

Fair weather will prevail in Cebu until Friday

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu will continue to have fair weather until Friday, May 26, 2022, but the public is advised to take extra precaution against extreme heat index and occasional thunderstorms. Jhomer Eclarino, Pagasa-Mactan weather specialist,…

Cebu City Health Dept. reminds public: Hydrate amid heat

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) reminds the public to hydrate as temperatures rise due to the approaching summer season. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Association (PAGASA) has recorded up to…

With excessive heat: Cebuanos told to stay at home, drink water

Immae Lachica 05/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines- Stay at home and stay hydrated. Jomar Eclarino of Pagasa Mactan said that staying indoors is the best protection against the excessive heat that is now experienced in Metro Cebu and other parts of…

Cebuanos told: Prepare for hotter days ahead

Immae Lachica 05/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—  Everyone’s been talking about how hot it has been here in Cebu. Last Thursday, May 7, Pagasa Visayas recorded an air temperature of 35.6 degrees Celsius with a heat index of 43 degrees Celsius,…

Pagasa-Mactan warns of rising temperatures

Raul Constantine L. Tabanao 05/07/2020

MOALBOAL, CEBU — The Mactan station of the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa-Mactan) is warning the public about the rising temperatures, reminding them to protect themselves against possible heat exhaustion, heat cramps, or worst,…

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