4 dead in clash between NPA rebels and gov’t troops in Northern Samar

Rachel Arnaiz, Robert Dejon 02/09/2022

CATARMAN, Northern Samar — At least two suspected communist rebels and two civilians were killed in an encounter on February 8, 2022 between government troops and New People’s Army rebels in Barangay Roxas, Catubig town, Northern Samar.…

‘Bising’ forces evacuations in Eastern Visayas, Northern Samar

Joey Gabieta - @inquirerdotnet 04/18/2021

TACLOBAN CITY – At least 837 families, consisting of 3,189 individuals in Eastern Visayas, were evacuated as they faced the threat of Typhoon Bising on Sunday. In Northern Samar, 491 families comprising 1,727 persons living in coastal…

Earthquakes shake parts of Leyte, Northern Samar

Joey Gabieta - @inquirerdotnet 07/24/2020

TACLOBAN CITY — A series of earthquakes shook some parts of Leyte and Northern Samar provinces early morning Friday. At 3:06 a.m., a magnitude 4 quake jolted the town of Mapanas in Northern Samar, the Philippine Institute…

Signal no. 3 raised over Northern Samar as ‘Ambo’ intensifies

Rosalie Abatayo 05/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 3 has been raised in Northern Samar, northern part of Eastern Samar, and northern part of Samar province on Thursday morning, May 14, 2020, as Typhoon Ambo further…

BREAKING: Tropical Cyclone Signal No. 1 up in parts of Samar

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal no. 1 has been hoisted over the northern portion of Eastern Samar and the eastern portion of Northern Samar on Wednesday morning, May 13, 2020, due to Tropical Storm…

Mild quakes rattle Samar provinces, no casualty, damage reported

Joey Gabieta - Inquirer Visayas 01/06/2020

TACLOBAN CITY – Two minor earthquakes rattle Eastern Samar and Northern Samar on Sunday but did not cause any damage. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the first tremor with a magnitude of 3,…

Typhoon Tisoy slightly strengthens as its ‘eyewall’ hits N. Samar

Neil Arwin Mercado - Inquirer.net 12/02/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Typhoon Tisoy slightly intensified as its “eyewall” reaches Northern Samar, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) reported Monday afternoon. According to the state weather bureau’s 5 p.m. weather bulletin, Tisoy was…

Pagasa places Catanduanes under Signal No. 2 amid ‘Ramon’

Neil Arwin Mercado - Inquirer.net 11/13/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal Number 2 was raised over Catanduanes on Wednesday afternoon as Tropical Storm “Ramon” continues to affect the country. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said that as…

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake rattles Northern Samar

Katrina Hallare - Inquirer.net 10/26/2019

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.4 earthquake rattled Lope De Vega, Northern Samar on Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismolgy (Phivolcs) said. The quake struck at 7:37 a.m. at two kilometers southeast of the municipality…

VESSELS STRANDED

Jhunnex Napallacan, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag and Inquirer 12/13/2015

Signal No. 1 in north Cebu due to ‘Nona’ Some 1,532 passengers were stranded in Cebu City ports yesterday after the Philippine Coast Guard-Cebu Station barred sea travel for vessels going to Eastern Visayas and Manila due…

4 fatalities reported in Iloilo, Northern Samar; Motorboat with 3 aboard disappears

12/07/2014

NDRMMC: No confirmed deaths Typhoon Ruby (international name: Hagupit) knocked out power in entire coastal provinces, mowed down trees and sent more than 650,000 people into shelters before it weakened yesterday. Shallow floods, damaged shanties and ripped…

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