24 areas in Cebu remain under Signal No. 1 as Dante heads to E. Samar

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 24 areas in Cebu remained under Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) No. 1 due to Tropical Storm Dante (international name: Choi-Wan), the latest advisory from the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical…

Pagasa: Storm signals may be raised Friday as TD Auring nears Mindanao

Frances Mangosing 02/18/2021

MANILA, Philippines—Storm signals may be raised over parts of Mindanao by Friday, February 19, 2021, due to Tropical Depression Auring, the state weather bureau said Thursday, February 18. Benison Esteraja of the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical…

UPDATE: Ambo further intensifies; Signal no. 3 in parts of Bicol Region, Eastern Visayas

Rosalie Abatayo 05/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Typhoon Ambo has further intensified, threatening the provinces of Eastern Samar and Northern Samar. At 7 a.m., the center of Typhoon Ambo was estimated at 185 kilometers east southeast of Catarman, Northern Samar,…

Signal no. 3 raised over Northern Samar as ‘Ambo’ intensifies

Rosalie Abatayo 05/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 3 has been raised in Northern Samar, northern part of Eastern Samar, and northern part of Samar province on Thursday morning, May 14, 2020, as Typhoon Ambo further…

Ambo maintains strength at sea, moves closer to Eastern Visayas

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The trough of Tropical Depression Ambo has started to bring scattered rains in parts of Eastern Visayas Tuesday afternoon, May 12, 2020, as the weather disturbance inch towards the region. TD Ambo remains…

No beach parties allowed in northern Cebu as Ursula approaches

Rosalie Abatayo 12/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Beach activities are off the list of things one can do this Christmas in Bogo City northern Cebu. With Severe Tropical Storm Ursula nearing, the Bogo City government has prohibited all coastal activities pursuant…

‘Ursula’ prompts flight cancellations in Cebu

Rosalie Abatayo 12/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two airline companies have already cancelled flights to and from Cebu as Typhoon Ursula intensifies into a severe tropical storm a day before Christmas, December 24, 2019. In an advisory released by GMR…

Cebu Capitol warns fisherfolk: Heed weather advisories, refrain from sailing

Rosalie Abatayo 12/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With Typhoon Tisoy expected to draw nearer in the next hours, the Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CPDRRMO) appealed to fisherfolk to heed weather advisories and not set out to…

20 areas in Cebu now under Signal 1; LGUs urged to conduct preventive evacuation in high risk areas

Rosalie Abatayo 12/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local disaster officers should exercise their judgment and implement preventive evacuation, if necessary, before experiencing the effects of Typhoon Tisoy, with 18 towns and two cities in northern and midwestern Cebu now under…

More Visayas, Mindanao provinces under storm signals as Typhoon Basyang nears

King Anthony Perez 02/12/2018

The public and the disaster risk reduction and management councils in Visayas and Mindanao are advised to take appropriate action as Tropical Storm Basyang (Sanba) maintains its strength, moving towards the direction of Eastern Mindanao. Based on…

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