Pagasa: Brace for more rains Metro Manila, other parts of Luzon, Visayas

Krissy Aguilar 07/23/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Expect a rainy Friday in Metro Manila and other parts of the country as Typhoon Fabian enhances the southwest monsoon or “habagat” while moving slowly over extreme Northern Luzon, the state weather bureau said.…

Mandaue prepares for #AuringPH

Mary Rose Sagarino 02/18/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—Mandaue City is preparing for the possible effects of typhoon Auring that is expected to hit Cebu this weekend. The city’s Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (DRRMO) personnel is now regularly monitoring the movement of…

Gullas wants preemptive evacuation in mountain, coastal barangays of Talisay City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas has ordered mountain and coastal  barangays to conduct preemptive evacuation if necessary ahead of the arrival of tropical depression Vicky.  Gullas said in a statement that since the…

DRRMOs in central, southern Cebu on full alert 

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Offices (DRRMOs) in cities and towns in the central and southern Cebu are on full alert due to tropical depression (TD) Vicky.  Signal no. 1 has been raised over…

Signal no. 1 raised over central, southern Cebu due to TD Vicky

Brian J. Ochoa 12/18/2020

Mandaue City, Cebu—Signal no. 1 has been raised over portions of central and southern Cebu due to tropical depression Vicky on Friday morning, December 18, 2020. In its 8 a.m. bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical…

Typhoon Ulysses: Like ‘Ondoy’ all over again

Dexter Cabalza, Meg Adonis, Nikka G. Valenzuela 11/13/2020

It was like Typhoon “Ondoy” (international name: Ketsana) all over again for many in Metro Manila after torrential rains from Typhoon “Ulysses” (international name: Vamco) inundated large areas of the national capital overnight. Marikina City again was…

Ulysses weakens, Signal No. 3 still up over Metro Manila, 8 other areas

Consuelo Marquez 11/12/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Typhoon Ulysses weakened on Thursday morning, November 12, 2020, while leaving the Luzon landmass, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said. Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 3, however,  is still up…

Ulysses gains even more strength on its 3rd landfall over Quezon

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 11/12/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Typhoon Ulysses continued to gain strength even as it made its third landfall over General Nakar in northern Quezon province early Thursday morning, November 12, 2020, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration…

Signal No. 1 raised over portions of Cagayan, Babuyan Islands due to Siony

Katrina Hallare 11/04/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) No. 1 was raised over portions of Cagayan and Babuyan Islands due to Tropical Storm Siony (international name: Atsani), the state weather bureau said Wednesday, November 4, 2020. In…

CCPO to set up donation booth for Luzon storm victims

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/03/2020

SANTA CATALINA, Negros Oriental—The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) will be setting up a donation booth for the victims of super typhoon Rolly in Luzon. The booth will be located inside Camp Sotero Cabahug along Gorordo Avenue,…

Central America braces as Hurricane Eta builds to Category 4

11/03/2020

Managua, Nicaragua—Eta rapidly intensified to a Category 4 hurricane on Monday, November 2, 2020, as it bore down on the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua and Honduras, threatening the Central American countries with catastrophic winds and floods. The…

Snapshots of the storm

Kay Rivera - @inquirerdotnet 11/02/2020

It’s Sunday morning and winds are howling outside. On our barangay’s Facebook page, neighbors share photos of roads closed off because of debris or felled electrical posts. Friends send donations to people online who are asking for…

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