Cebu Daily Newscast: Typhoon Betty weakens but flash floods, landslides may still occur due to habagat

CDN Digital 05/29/2023

Listen to Cebu Daily Newscast and get the latest stories in and around Cebu.   Here’s what you need to know on Monday, May 1. Typhoon Betty weakens but flash floods, landslides may still occur due to…

Typhoon Betty weakens but flash floods, landslides may still occur due to habagat

Faith Argosino 05/28/2023

MANILA, Philippines  — Typhoon Betty has slightly weakened as it moves over the Philippine sea east of northern Luzon, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said on Sunday. Pagasa said in its 5 p.m.…

Pagasa warns of potential flash floods, landslides across PH

Sofia Abrogar 05/27/2023

MANILA, Philippines—Flash floods and landslides are possible across the Philippines due to the southwesterly windflow and other weather disturbances, especially in the western sections of Southern Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, the state weather bureau said on Saturday.…

‘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…

‘Task Force Likay sa Landslide’ lifts suspension order against quarry activities in Cebu City’s upland barangays

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 02/01/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s ‘Task Force Likay sa Landslide’ has lifted the suspension of quarry activities in the city’s upland barangays. Arlie Gesta, head of the Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CCENRO), in…

Heavy rains cause flooding, landslides in Eastern, Northern Samar

Joey Gabieta 12/24/2022

TACLOBAN CITY — Heavy rains due to a shear line have resulted in flooding and landslides in Eastern Samar and Northern Samar provinces with several fishermen reported missing and some eventually rescued. In Jipapad town, Eastern Samar,…

#PaengPH displaces 70 individuals in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/26/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — At least 14 families or 70 individuals were evacuated in Mandaue City due to flooding caused by tropical depression #PaengPH on Wednesday, October 26, 2022. Based on the report from the City Disaster…

#PaengPH: Cebu LGUs told to regularly monitor surroundings

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Local disaster and rescue teams here have been advised to regularly monitor weather conditions and their surroundings as extensions of Tropical Depression Paeng continue to bring heavy rains.  The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction…

15 Cebu City brgys submerged in knee-deep water Thursday night – CDRRMO

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 15 of the 80 barangays in Cebu City were submerged in knee-deep flooding as a result of the heavy downpour Thursday night, the Cebu City Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO)…

Dying in an earthquake: Experts say it’s not just the tremor

Cristina Eloisa Baclig - Content Researcher Writer / @inquirerdotnet 07/28/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Earthquakes—which can result in ground shaking, soil liquefaction, landslides, fissures, avalanches, fires, tsunamis, and other destruction—have caused 750,000 deaths globally from 1998 to 2017, according to World Health Organization (WHO). Earthquakes, which can strike suddenly and…

Cebu City on blue alert status due to LPA

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) has raised a blue alert level for an upcoming low pressure area (LPA).  Racquel Arce, CDRRMO chief, said that the city would remain…

CDRRMO issues reminders in case of landslides

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) has issued reminders on what to do in case of landslides. Renzo del Rosario, CDRRMO data management chief, urges the public to call…

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