2 LPAs won’t intensify into typhoons but will bring rain to most parts of PH

Angelica Yang 11/16/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Two low pressure areas (LPAs) being monitored by the state weather bureau are not expected to intensify into typhoons, but will likely affect weather conditions in Palawan and most parts of Luzon. In a…

Red tide still detected in parts of Bohol, Leyte, other areas in Visayas, Mindanao

Zacarian Sarao 11/08/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) said red tide toxins remain detected in shellfish harvested in some areas of Bohol, Leyte, and a few other provinces in Visayas and Mindanao, warning against…

Homegrown players to be given more playing time in VisMin Cup 2nd season

Glendale G. Rosal 10/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — VisMin Super Cup officials will implement slight changes in the teams’ composition to provide better exposure to homegrown players for the league’s upcoming second season. VisMin Cup Chief Operating Officer (COO) Chelito Caro…

DOH allots P295M to set up genome labs in Visayas, Mindanao

Patricia Denise Chiu 08/28/2021

The Department of Health (DOH) said the government had agreed to fund the expansion of the University of the Philippines-Philippine Genome Center (UP-PGC) in the Visayas and Mindanao. In a statement on Friday, the DOH said a…

Pagasa: LPA to trigger rains in Visayas, parts of Mindanao; ‘habagat’ to affect Luzon

Catherine Gonzales 08/09/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The trough or extension of a low pressure area (LPA) east of Eastern Samar will bring cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms to the Visayas, Northern Mindanao and Caraga, while the southwest…

Duque reminds Visayas, Mindanao execs to step up enforcement of COVID-19 protocols

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 06/22/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Local government executives in the Visayas and Mindanao should continue to intensify the implementation of health protocols and improve their vaccination coverage to combat the rising number of COVID-19 in those regions. Health Secretary…

More COVID beds needed in Visayas, Mindanao

Maricar Cinco 06/08/2021

MANILA, Philippines — As health-care utilization slightly eases in Metro Manila, the Department of Health (DOH) shifts its attention to hospitals in the Visayas and Mindanao, where it noted a “gradual increase” in the number of critical…

‘Dante’ intensifies into tropical storm; another LPA spotted outside PAR – Pagasa

Zacarian Sarao 05/31/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Tropical depression Dante has strengthened into a tropical storm (international name: Choi-Wan) on Monday morning as it floats over the Philippine Sea, according to the state weather service. This comes as the Philippine Atmospheric,…

ITCZ bringing scattered rains in Palawan, Visayas, Mindanao

Krissy Aguilar 05/19/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Palawan, Visayas and Mindanao will experience scattered rains and thunderstorms caused by the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ), the state weather bureau said Wednesday. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) warned of…

Warm winds to bring rainshowers in eastern Visayas, Mindanao on Tuesday — Pagasa

John Dexter Tilo 05/04/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms are expected on Tuesday in eastern Visayas and Mindanao, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). Pagasa said in its 4:00 AM weather…

Tropical depression off Mindanao expected to enter PAR on Saturday

Krissy Aguilar 04/13/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The tropical depression east of Mindanao has yet to affect any part of the country but is expected to enter the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) by Saturday, the state weather bureau said. The…

Maundy Thursday weather: Isolated rain in Mindanao, Palawan

Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ 04/01/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The low-pressure area (LPA) located 105 kilometers east-southeast of General Santos City will cause isolated rain showers over Mindanao and Palawan this Maundy Thursday, while the easterlies will continue to affect Luzon and Visayas.…

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