LGUs urged to review plans for ‘perfect storm’

Nestor Corrales 07/04/2020

Local governments should review their disaster plans to anticipate a possible “perfect storm” of COVID-19 combining with the endemic problems of floods, landslides and diseases like diarrhea, influenza, leptospirosis and dengue, the Department of the Interior and…

Pagasa: It’s rainy season officially

Patricia Denise M. Chiu 06/13/2020

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) on Friday officially declared the start of the rainy season. Weather specialist Ana Clauren said the rainy season, which would last up to October, would be characterized by…

Rainy season has begun in the Philippines — Pagasa

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Association (Pagasa) has officially declared today, June 12, 2020 the start of the rainy season. Pagasa Visayas said the onset of the rainy season would mean…

Dengue outbreak in Thailand kills 11, sickens 14,000

The Nation/Asia News Network 06/02/2020

BANGKOK — Eleven people have been killed and more than 14,000 sickened by a nationwide dengue fever outbreak in Thailand that has been super-charged by the onset of the rainy season. “From January 1 to May 25…

Pagasa: Hot days continue in Cebu, but rainy season draws near

Immae Lachica 05/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Dry-hot season is almost over and the Mactan Bureau of the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa)  told CDN Digital that it could expect more thunderstorms and isolated rain showers in the…

Capitol warns public to be wary against rainy season-related diseases

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With the nationwide dengue alert declaration of the health department, the Cebu provincial government has called on the public to raise their awareness against diseases common during the rainy season. The Provincial Board…

CDRRMO eyes safety measures in Cebu City’s landslide, flood-prone areas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With the onset of the rainy season in Cebu, the Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO) are getting ready to respond to any possibility of flooding and landslides. Wesley Yñigo, CDRRMO…

Rainy season here, but El Niño may last until November

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite the start of the rainy season, Cebu will continue to experience humid, warm weather and rising temperatures until August or even lasting until November this year. Engineer Al Quiblat, Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical…

Samsam promises to address Talisay City’s flooding problems

Doris C. Bongcac 06/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Hip-deep flooding affected residents of Barangay Bulacao, Talisay City when it rained on Friday night, June 14. Outgoing first district Rep. and Mayor-elect Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas V said reports have reached his…

Rainy season may start this week — Pagasa

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Get your rain gears ready as the rainy season may start this week. The state weather bureau forecasted that the official start of the rainy season may fall anytime before June 15, Saturday.…

DOH: Prepare for common rainy season diseases

06/07/2019

MANILA, Philippines — This early, the public should prepare for the onset of illnesses that are common during the rainy season, the Department of Health (DOH) said Friday. Common diseases during the rainy season, according to DOH, include…

Pagasa: Rainy season may start mid of June but effects of El Niño could last until August

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite the recent rainfall, the state weather bureau advises that Cebu and the rest of the country would still feel the effect of the weak El Niño, at least until August. Engineer Alfredo…

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