Cebu City Council warns vs price manipulation amid La Niña threat

Pia Piquero 06/01/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Cebu City Council has approved a resolution aimed at protecting consumers from potential price manipulation on essential goods as the country braces for the impending La Niña weather phenomenon. With the specter of…

PH may experience similar warm dry months next year, says Pagasa

By: Adrian Parungao 05/01/2024

MANILA, Philippines – The state weather bureau said on Tuesday that the public may still expect similar warm dry months from March to May 2025, although there may be some rainfall. According to Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and…

Pagasa: Cebu heat index may hit 44°C, El Niño to ease by May’s end

Pia Piquero 04/06/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – In recent months, going outdoors in Cebu has become increasingly risky due to soaring temperatures. The heat index has consistently hovered between 36 to 38 degrees Celsius, reaching levels of “extreme caution.” This rise…

More cyclones expected by end of 2024 due to La Niña, says Pagasa expert

Jean Mangaluz - Reporter / @JMangaluzINQ 03/27/2024

MANILA, Philippines — More tropical cyclones can be expected in the country in the latter part of 2024 during the possible La Niña season. This was according to an expert from the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical…

El Niño impact: 30M liters of water lost due to dry spell, says MCWD

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 03/14/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The hot season brought by the El Niño has significantly impacted the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) water facility. It was evident in the production of MCWD’s surface water facilities in Barangay Jaclupan…

La Niña Watch issued, El Niño weakened, says Pagasa

Josh Almonte, Pia Piquero 03/13/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A La Niña Watch has been issued by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) following the issuance of an El Niño alert in the previous months. This was confirmed by…

El Nino waning, La Nina to develop in second half of 2024

02/09/2024

(Reuters) -The La Nina weather pattern characterized by unusually cold temperatures in the Pacific Ocean could emerge in the second half of 2024, following a strong El Nino year, a U.S. government weather forecaster said on Thursday.…

More hot days ahead as El Niño looms in the corner — Pagasa

Wenilyn Sabalo 04/28/2023

(Part 1) CEBU CITY, Philippines — Ronald Robusto, 35, is a familiar sight to his regular customers as he braves the streets of Barangay Quiot in Cebu City while using his winnowing basket full of homemade “bibingka”…

Pagasa: It will be summer soon

Wenilyn Sabalo 03/15/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Start wearing light colored clothes. Pagasa Mactan said that La Niña or the cooling phase of sea temperature, that led to intense storms in the country, has ended and the likelihood of experiencing…

‘La Niña has ended,’ says Pagasa

John Eric Mendoza 03/15/2023

MANILA, Philippines — La Niña, or the cooling phase of sea temperature, that led to intense storms in the country, has ended, state meteorologists declared. “La Niña (cold phase) condition has ended,” the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and…

Mandaue Disaster Risk Reduction office gears up for rainy season, La Niña

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/30/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (MCDDRMO) continues to prepare for the rainy season, especially after the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAG-ASA) released an advisory that La Niña…

More rain due to La Niña in parts of PH expected until July — Pagasa

Daniza Fernandez 05/01/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Above normal rainfall due to the La Niña phenomenon is expected is some parts of the country until July, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Sunday. La Niña is a weather phenomenon…

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