Weathering the economic storm

10/10/2018

The worsening inflation as reflected in the increase in fuel prices and prices of basic commodities had not only hogged the headlines but also preoccupied the minds of Filipinos across the country. Anyone with a basic or…

PAGASA issues gale warning to Samar, Southern Leyte areas

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/13/2018

  As Typhoon Ompong entered Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Wednesday (September 12), the state weather bureau has issued a gale warning prohibiting small vessels to travel in affected areas in the Visayas. Ompong, with a…

For wetter or worse: Bride defies storm

AFP 08/12/2018

A BEAMING bride defiantly marching up a flooded church aisle in the Philippines has won hearts as the country suffers a fresh bout of monsoonal rains. Jobel Delos Angeles, 24, married the father of her two children…

97 injured as plane crashes after takeoff in hail storm

AFP 08/01/2018

An Aeromexico flight crashed on takeoff during a heavy hail storm in northern Mexico, engulfing the plane in flames and injuring 97 people, officials said Tuesday. The Embraer 190 aircraft, which was operating between Durango and Mexico…

Tropical Storm ‘Inday’ slightly intensifies, to exit PAR tomorrow

Inquirer.net 07/19/2018

TROPICAL Storm “Inday” slightly intensified as it started to move towards the north and hopefully leave the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) by Saturday, July 21. Weather specialist Loriedin dela Cruz said Inday now packs maximum sustained…

Storm cancels Game 2 of Kings vs E-Painters

Inquirer.net 07/17/2018

Heavy rains and flooding caused by typhoon Henry forced the Philippine Basketball Association to call off Game 2 of the Barangay Ginebra-Rain or Shine Commissioner’s Cup quarterfinal series on Tuesday, which, for sure, Gin Kings coach Tim…

Storm blasts central US with snow, ice and wind, killing 3

AP 04/15/2018

MINNEAPOLIS, United States — A storm system stretching from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes has buffeted the central US with heavy snow, winds, rain and hail, forcing flight cancelations, creating treacherous road conditions and killing…

Palma to priests: Open churches to storm victims

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/13/2018

AS the Church prays for people affected by tropical depression Basyang, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma instructed parish priests to open the church facilities for possible evacuees. “If there is a need for people to evacuate, then we…

Basyang now a tropical depression; entire Cebu under Storm Signal No. 1

King Anthony Perez 02/13/2018

Basyang has weakened into a tropical depression after it made landfall in Cortes town, Surigao del Sur at around 9 a.m. today, the Philippine Geophysical Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) reported. “Scattered to widespread moderate to heavy rains…

Stay alert for landslides, storm surges as ‘Basyang’ hits Cebu

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 02/12/2018

Tropical Storm “Basyang” is expected to make landfall in Cebu today (Tuesday), as officials urged Cebuanos to be on alert for possible landslides and flash floods. Those living near coastal areas are also advised to prepare to…

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