Namnadol to enter PAR by Thursday night or Friday morning; may turn into a typhoon 

John Eric Mendoza - Reporter / @JEMendozaINQ 09/15/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Severe Tropical Storm Namnadol is seen to enter the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) by Thursday night and may strengthen into a typhoon, the state weather bureau said. According to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical…

Pagasa: Fair Thursday weather in most parts of PH even as ‘Inday’ enters PAR

Jean Mangaluz - @inquirerdotnet 09/08/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Fair weather will prevail in Metro Manila and other parts of Luzon and the Visayas on Thursday, despite the entry of Tropical Storm Inday into the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR), according to the…

‘Florita’ maintains strength, six more areas now under Signal No. 2

Zacarian Sarao - @inquirerdotnet 08/22/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Tropical Storm “Florita” maintained its strength as it moved westward, placing six more areas under Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 2, said the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). According to Pagasa…

‘Florita’ intensifies into tropical storm; Signal No. 2 raised in 4 areas

Neil Arwin Mercado 08/22/2022

MANILA, Philippines — ‘Florita’ has intensified into a tropical storm on Monday, prompting the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) to place four areas in the country under Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 2. According to…

Tropical depression Florita maintains strength; Signal No. 1 in 12 Luzon areas

Neil Arwin Mercado 08/22/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Tropical Depression Florita maintained its strength early Monday morning, with Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) No. 1 still raised over 12 areas in Luzon. According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), as of…

LPA east of Luzon intensifies into a tropical depression

Zacarian Sarao 08/21/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The low pressure area (LPA) east of Luzon strengthened into a tropical depression on Sunday morning, and will be locally known as “Florita,” according to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Administration (Pagasa). “Florita”…

Pagasa: Cloudy Saturday with isolated rain showers

Jean Mangaluz - @inquirerdotnet 08/20/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with possible rain showers will prevail nationwide on Saturday due to localized thunderstorms, according to the state weather bureau. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) also said that there…

NDRRMC: Nationwide earthquake drill set on September 8

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 08/18/2022

MANILA, Philippines — A nationwide simultaneous earthquake drill is set to be held on September 8 as part of the country’s efforts to be prepared against natural disasters, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC)…

Rainy Monday in parts of PH due to ‘habagat’ – Pagasa

Zacarian Sarao - @inquirerdotnet 08/14/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Rain and overcast skies will prevail over several parts of the country on Monday due to the southwest monsoon, locally known as the “habagat,” the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.…

Poverty seen from below

Mahar Mangahas - @inquirerdotnet 08/13/2022

The scale of poverty as seen from below, by the people, is very much larger than as seen from above, by the bureaucracy. Nearly half of household heads in the nation rate their families as Mahirap (Poor),…

Cebu City prepares P50 million financial assistance for quake-hit areas in Luzon

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama, in an online press conference on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, announced his directive to prepare P50 million as assistance to the earthquake-hit areas in Luzon last July 28,…

Magnitude 7 earthquake leaves P33.8-B in damage to infrastructure

Inquirer One Luzon Bureau - @inquirerdotnet 07/28/2022

BAGUIO CITY—The 7-magnitude earthquake that jolted Luzon on Wednesday left at least P33.8-billion worth of damage to infrastructure in the Cordillera and Ilocos regions, an official said Thursday. Assistant Secretary Bernardo Rafaelito Alejandro, deputy administrator for operations…

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.