Pagasa: Strong winds and rains expected over Metro Cebu

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 10/11/2021

CEBU, Philippines — Severe Tropical Storm “MARING” is enhancing the southwest monsoon or habagat, which will continue to bring strong winds and monsoon rains over Metro Cebu, The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) in…

Fallen mango tree hurts woman, damages 2 houses in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/23/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Two houses were partially damaged while a resident in Gothong Road in Barangay Subangdaku, Mandaue City sustained a scratch on her arm after a centuries-old mango tree was uprooted because of strong winds…

Strong winds damage beach cottages in Argao

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Strong winds on Monday afternoon, July 19, damaged several properties in a beach in Argao town in southern Cebu. The Argao Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MDRRMO) reported on Monday that…

Cebu City now under blue alert for incoming Auring PH

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is now under blue alert for incoming Tropical Storm Auring PH which is expected to pass Northern and Central Cebu on Sunday, February 21, 2021. Ramil Ayuman, the head of the…

Victims of supertyphoon Yolanda in Capiz suffer again from typhoon Ursula

Nestor Burgos Jr. - Inquirer Visayas 12/29/2019

PANAY, CAPIZ—“We are back in our ‘condominium’ but we hope we will not stay here long,” Jasmin Bansale said. She was referring to a classroom at Felix Balgos National High School in Barangay Agbalo in Panay town,…

Dinagat-bound boat runs aground, 20 passengers rescued in Surigao City

Erwin Mascariñas - Inquirer Mindanao 12/24/2019

SURIGAO CITY – A boat carrying 20 passengers bound for Dinagat Island for Christmas were rescued by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) after its engine ran aground, buffeted by strong winds and heavy rains brought about by…

Two boys trapped for four hours after ‘mansanitas’ tree fell on their gate, home in Brgy Cansojong

Doris C. Bongcac 08/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Two boys aged 12 and 3-years-old were trapped inside their home located in an urban poor housing community in Barangay Cansojong, Talisay City for about four hours after a “mansanitas” tree fell on…

Macarine calls off English Channel attempt again

Glendale G. Rosal 08/18/2017

For the second straight year, Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine has called off his bid to cross the treacherous English Channel. Macarine was supposed to swim the 33-mile channel from Dover, England to Calais, France on Friday but…

Trips canceled due to strong waves

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Norman V. Mendoza 01/24/2017

Strong waves standing as high as three to four meters resulted in the cancellation of trips of 25 vessels which stranded hundreds of passengers in some of Cebu’s ports yesterday. Commander Dionlett Ampil of the Philippine Coast…

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