Tropical Storm Nate kills 22 in C. America

AFP 10/06/2017

  Tropical Storm Nate has killed at least 22 people in Central America with torrential rains that forced thousands from their homes, uprooted trees, knocked out bridges and turned roads into rivers, officials said Thursday. Forecasters predicted…

2nd storm in a week batters southern China

AP 08/27/2017

Hong Kong — A second tropical storm in days swept into southern China on Sunday, lashing Hong Kong and Macau with heavy rain and strong wind as the region reels from the strongest typhoon in decades that…

Auring in Cebu: Heavy rains bring floods as rivers swell, causing damage

Izobelle T. Pulgo, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Nestle L. Semilla 01/10/2017

Yesterday’s continuous heavy rains resulted to the swelling of rivers and flooding in different parts of Cebu. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pag-asa) said the amount of rainfall recorded yesterday was 64 millimeters. The…

Wet Christmas likely in Cebu with approaching storm

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/22/2016

It might just be a wet Christmas for Cebu as tropical cyclone is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) either on Thursday night or Friday morning. The storm will be named Nina once it…

Between the crisis and the catastrophe

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 11/26/2016

Before retiring last night, I had our lamp and radio, two vital tools during a calamity, recharged. The weather reports had warned of a tropical storm that would make landfall after midnight. We happened to live in…

Zero casualty, minor damage wrought by Marce

Inna Mejia 11/25/2016

Tropical Storm Marce brought power outages, flooding and damage to crops in northern Cebu, but people were thankful that it did not leave casualties in its wake. Around 25 families in Sogod town were evacuated when water…

Light to moderate rain in Cebu and the rest of the Visayas today

Morexette Erram 09/24/2016

Moderate and heavy rains will be experienced the two day in Cebu today even as the island will not be in the direct path of Tropical Storm “Megi,” which is expected to enter the Philippine Area of…

Carina picks up speed, may leave PH Monday

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/31/2016

TROPICAL storm ‘Carina’ (international name Tamil) intensified its wind speed Sunday morning. Carina is moving northwest in the country at maximum wind speed of 95 kmph and gustiness of 120 kmph. Weather specialist Vhan Singson of the…

‘Carina’ intensifies into a tropical storm

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/30/2016

CEBU will continue to experience light to moderate rains even as Tropical Depression Carina developed into a tropical storm yesterday afternoon. Carina has maximum sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour (kph) with gustiness of 80 kph.…

Carina now a tropical storm

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/30/2016

Tropical depression Carina has developed into to tropical storm as of 5 p.m. on Saturday. Romeo Aguirre, weather specialist from Philippine Atmoshperic Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) Mactan said Carina has intensified with a maximum sustained…

Nepartak kills 6 in China

07/12/2016

Beijing – A tropical storm in China left six people dead and at least eight more missing, reports said, after it lashed Taiwan with typhoon-grade winds and rain. Supertyphoon Nepartak brought chaos to Taiwan Friday, forcing more…

Barangay officials told to identify, prepare evac sites

07/05/2016

THE Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CCDRRMO) called on barangay officials to identify evacuation sites in their areas as Tropical Storm “Butchoy” makes its way to the country Tuesday evening. CCDRRMO chief Nagiel Banacia said…

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