Thousands evacuated as Nepartak hits Taiwan

07/10/2016

Super Typhoon Nepartak brought chaos to Taiwan on Friday, forcing more than 15,000 people to flee their homes as the strongest winds in over a century lashed part of the island. The season’s first major storm hit…

World’s strongest storm went ‘island-hopping’

Bencyrus Ellorin 11/09/2013

SUPERTYPHOON ‘Yolanda’ made landfall five times yesterday as it swept through the Visayas. Philippine weathermen and international agencies agree that its strength on hitting land was unprecedented. CNN last night described it as probably the world’s most…

Yolanda batters northern Cebu, power cut off, trees and lines toppled

Apple Ta-as, Christine Emily L. Pantaleon, Gabriel C. Bonjoc, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Peter L. Romanillos 11/08/2013

Roofs were torn off and parked vehicles and motorcycles were dragged several meters away as super typhoon “Yolanda” barreled its way through Daanbantayan town, northern Cebu. Packing winds of 215 kph, Yolanda made its third landfall in…

Cooking away a supertyphoon

Jobers R. Bersales 11/06/2013

Past Forward It was supposed to be all systems go for the launching tomorrow of Louella Eslao Alix’s book on heritage cooking entitled, ‘Hikay: The Culinary Heritage of Cebu’ at Casino Español de Cebu. Planned way ahead…

Superstorm On Its Way

Bencyrus Ellorin, Christine Emily L. Pantaleon, Fe Marie Dumaboc, Jhunnex Napallacan, Marian Z. Codilla, Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/06/2013

When “Yolanda” enters the Philippines , it may build up to a super typhoon as strong as Ruping, which pummeled Cebu in 1990 and last year’s Pablo, weathermen said. “Yolanda” will make landfall in Samar by Wednesday…

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