50 tons of blockage removed from Butuanon River

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/21/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Government has cleaned up and unclogged the downstream of the Butuanon River at the boundary of Barangay Paknaan and Umapad in Mandaue City. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, the chief of…

4 sitios in Labangon get relief from 2-year flood

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four sitios in Labangon have finally seen relief after suffering over two years of flooding, with the building of a drainage system in the area. Resident of sitios Sto. Niño, La Tressas, Osmeña…

Mandaue Disaster Risk Reduction office gears up for rainy season, La Niña

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/30/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (MCDDRMO) continues to prepare for the rainy season, especially after the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAG-ASA) released an advisory that La Niña…

Mandaue barangay desilt drainages for rainy season

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/27/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — To prevent flooding, a barangay in Mandaue City has already started cleaning the drainages within its jurisdiction. Personnel from Barangay Centro headed by its barangay captain Ignacio Cortes II have cleaned the drainage…

Sleeping woman killed when boulder smashes into house in Danao City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 09/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A sound sleep turned tragic after a large boulder crashed into a house, killing a woman and injuring her live-in partner around 3 a.m. on Friday, September 3 in Sitio Coacohon, Barangay Dungo-an…

DA-7 urges Capitol to integrate water catchment systems for Sugbusog program

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/28/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — As another round of the Capitol’s Sugbusog program draws near, the top official of the Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) has proposed to Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia to let all local…

Pagasa warns of ‘normal to above normal rainfall’ as rainy season starts

Doris C. Bongcac 06/05/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Prepare your rain gears. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) announced on Friday, June 4, the official start of the rainy season in the country. “The passage of Tropical Storm…

Cabbage farmers in Cebu brace for the rainy season

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 05/30/2021

DALAGUETE, Cebu—As early as 4 o’clock in the morning, this 39-year-old farmer and mother of four, is already preparing for breakfast. Everyday, except on Sundays,  Vicenta “Bising” De Luna walks for about 2 hours to reach to…

Mandaue City is now getting ready for floods and rains

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/26/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — While we are still experiencing the torrid temperatures of summer, the Mandaue City government has already been preparing for the rainy season. City Engineer Andres Suson, said they have been repairing and rehabilitating…

Easterlies to bring hot weather; rainy season nears — Pagasa

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ 05/22/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Mindanao, and the Visayas may not expect rain as the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) weakens, bringing fewer clouds to the said areas, the state weather bureau said. Reports from the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and…

Rainy 1st week of December expected in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebuanos are advised to have their rain gears ready as rainfall is expected on the first week of December.  The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration in Mactan (Pagasa-Mactan), on December 1, 2020, announced…

More rain expected in Cebu, entire Visayas due to TD Pepito’s trough

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebuanos are advised to bring umbrellas and other rain-protective gear as damp weather is expected starting Monday, October 19, 2020. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) announced on Monday that the low-pressure…

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