Northeasterly winds, shear line, LPA combine to bring rains over PH

Daniza Fernandez 04/05/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Most parts of the country will experience rains due to various prevailing weather systems on Tuesday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said. Metro Manila and several provinces in Luzon will…

Pagasa: LPA likely to cross southern Visayas next week

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 01/21/2022

CEBU, Philippines— A low pressure area (LPA), which is spotted outside the Philippine area of responsibility, will likely traverse eastern Mindanao and the southern Visayas next week, Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration Mactan (Pagasa-Mactan) said…

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…

LPA enters PAR, rains expected in Mindanao, parts of Visayas — Pagasa

Christia Marie Ramos 03/31/2021

MANILA, Philippines —The low pressure area (LPA) being monitored by the state weather bureau has entered the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) and will trigger rain showers over Mindanao and parts of Visayas. In its early morning…

Heavy rains result in minor floodings in Danao villages

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Heavy rains experienced in northern Cebu on Sunday afternoon, February 14, resulted in minor floodings in low-lying areas in Danao City. Roland Reyes, head of the Danao City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management…

Parts of Visayas, Mindanao to experience rains due to LPA

Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ 02/07/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The trough of a low-pressure area (LPA) is expected to bring rains in parts of Visayas and Mindanao, the state weather bureau said Sunday. The LPA was estimated at 685 kilometers east southeast of…

Parts of E. Samar under TCWS No. 1 due to TD Ofel; rains expected over Cebu

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Parts of Eastern Visayas and the southern portion of the provinces of Quezon and Batangas are currently under Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) No. 1 due to tropical depression Ofel. Ofel made landfall…

Buhisan, Jaclupan dams recover amid rains

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 08/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Buhisan and Jaclupan dams, which are the surafce water sources of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD), has slowly recovered amid the rains in the past month. Buhisan Dam in Barangay Buhisan,…

Rains, cloudy skies hover over Cebu as LPA, southwesterly winds persist

Rosalie Abatayo 06/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Low Pressure Area (LPA) and the southwesterly windflow continue to bring cloudy skies with scattered and widespread rains and thunderstorms in Cebu and most parts of the country. As of 3 p.m.…

LPA to enter PAR, may bring rains in Visayas

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A low-pressure area (LPA) is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) between Thursday night, May 7, and Friday morning, May 8, 2020. Angelica Orongan, a weather specialist at the Mactan…

Umbrellas up! Pagasa-Mactan says rains in Metro Cebu to last the whole day

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Cebuanos are advised to bring their umbrellas and raincoats if they are heading out today, Monday, February 10, 2020. The Mactan bureau of the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa-Mactan) said Metro…

Amihan will continue to bring rains, rough seas this Valentine’s week

Rosalie Abatayo 02/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Don’t forget your rain gear as you get yourself ready for this new workweek. The state weather bureau has warned the public that the weather will remain to be cold with widespread rains…

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