Typhoon pummels Japan, flights canceled, trains shut down

AP 09/30/2018

TOKYO — A powerful typhoon ripped through Japan on Sunday, forcing cancellations of flights and trains, including in the Tokyo area as authorities warned of strong winds and torrential rain. Farms and homes in Miyazaki on the…

MGB-7 ISSUES GEOHAZARD THREAT ADVISORIES AS TYPHOON PAENG APPROACHES

PR 09/27/2018

With the possible effects of the weather disturbance brought about by Typhoon Paeng (international name Trami) in Central Visayas, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau- Central Visayas (MGB-7) warns local government units of possible landslide and flooding in…

Typhoon Paeng won’t affect Cebu — Pagasa

Correspondent, Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/24/2018

Typhoon Paeng, which entered the country on Sunday, would not affect Cebu, but the whole province would still be expected to experience isolated rain showers due to localized thunderstorms in the next few days. Alfredo Quiblat Jr,…

Pagasa Mactan chief: Typhoon Paeng won’t affect Cebu

Jessa Sotto 09/23/2018

Although Typhoon Paeng will spare Cebu from its path, the whole province will still experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies and isolated rainshowers due to localized storms in the next few days. Alfredo Quiblat Jr., Philippine Atmospheric,…

TYPHOON OMPONG UPDATE: 25 fatalities, thousands evacuated

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/16/2018

At least 25 persons were reported dead while around 250,000 others were evacuated after typhoon Ompong battered northern Luzon. Suspension of sea travels in Central Visayas was already lifted on Sunday. Volunteers from the Philippine Red Cross…

680 stranded at Cebu seaports due to Typhoon Ompong

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/15/2018

  About 680 travelers were left stranded in different ports in Cebu province after all trips were canceled since Thursday (September 13). This, after the Philippines Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa-Mactan( issued a gale warning…

Solon calls for price freeze in typhoon-affected areas

Inquirer.net 09/15/2018

ANAKPAWIS Rep. Ariel Casilao on Friday urged Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol to order a price freeze in typhoon-affected areas in Northern and Central Luzon instead of merely warning the public about possible price increases due to Typhoon…

Cebu City authorities continue to monitor effects of Typhoon Ompong

Morexette B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 09/14/2018

The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CCDRMO) continues to monitor the effects of super typhoon Ompong. As of noontime on Friday (September 14), CCDRMO chief Nagiel Banacia said no untoward incidents have been reported to…

OPAV wants giant billboards taken down as safety measure vs typhoon ‘Ompong’

Morexette B. Erram 09/13/2018

The Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV) has advised owners to roll down giant billboards in preparation for the entry of typhoon Ompong (international name: Mangkhut) into the country. In a statement sent to…

PRO-7 prepares for super typhoon Ompong

Nestle L. Semilla 09/12/2018

  The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) is placed under red alert status in preparation of the super typhoon Ompong. Chief Supt. Debold Sinas, PRO-7 director, directed all police stations in the region to monitor…

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