DSWD-7 ready to send aid to Luzon typhoon victims

Futch Anthony Inso 11/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines- The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) said it is willing and can send family food packs (FFPs) to victims of the recent typhoon in Luzon. “We are ready,” DSWD-7…

Typhoon Ulysses: Like ‘Ondoy’ all over again

Dexter Cabalza, Meg Adonis, Nikka G. Valenzuela 11/13/2020

It was like Typhoon “Ondoy” (international name: Ketsana) all over again for many in Metro Manila after torrential rains from Typhoon “Ulysses” (international name: Vamco) inundated large areas of the national capital overnight. Marikina City again was…

Ulysses weakens, Signal No. 3 still up over Metro Manila, 8 other areas

Consuelo Marquez 11/12/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Typhoon Ulysses weakened on Thursday morning, November 12, 2020, while leaving the Luzon landmass, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said. Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 3, however,  is still up…

Ulysses gains even more strength on its 3rd landfall over Quezon

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 11/12/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Typhoon Ulysses continued to gain strength even as it made its third landfall over General Nakar in northern Quezon province early Thursday morning, November 12, 2020, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration…

Signal No. 1 raised over portions of Cagayan, Babuyan Islands due to Siony

Katrina Hallare 11/04/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) No. 1 was raised over portions of Cagayan and Babuyan Islands due to Tropical Storm Siony (international name: Atsani), the state weather bureau said Wednesday, November 4, 2020. In…

Signals 3 and 4 may be raised due to potential ‘super typhoon’ Rolly

Cathrine Gonzales 10/30/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Tropical cyclone wind signals (TCWS) No. 3 and 4 may be raised in some parts of the country in the coming days as typhoon Rolly (international name “Goni”) is forecast to further intensify, the…

Typhoon unleashes rain, strong winds in southern Japan

Associated Press 09/06/2020

TOKYO  — The second powerful typhoon to slam Japan in a week unleashed fierce winds and rain on southern islands on Sunday, blowing off rooftops and leaving homes without power as it edged northward into an area…

Japan bracing for dangerously powerful typhoon

Associated Press 09/04/2020

TOKYO — Japan is bracing for a dangerously powerful typhoon approaching its southern regions this weekend on the heels of an earlier storm that injured dozens of people in the country and on the Korean Peninsula. Typhoon…

Ursula leaves P300M damage in Cebu

Rosalie Abatayo 01/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The damages that Typhoon Ursula left in Cebu has already reached P300 million as of Wednesday, January 8, 2020, according to data from the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO). Madridejos…

4 boat operators missing in Santa Fe; 9k families evacuated

Rosalie Abatayo 12/25/2019

CEBU, Philippines — Four boat operators from Santa Fe town, Bantayan Island have been reported missing hours after the onslaught of Typhoon Ursula in northern Cebu. According to the situation report of the Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk…

Weather improving in Cebu

Rosalie Abatayo 12/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The sun has come out in Cebu on Christmas Day, December 25, 2019, bringing a ray of hope to those who have been stranded because of Typhoon Ursula. Netherlen Seletrero, weather specialist in the…

Palma calls for prayers, help for areas affected by Ursula

Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral was already full an hour before the Christmas Eve mass at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, December 24, 2019. Some even brought with them their own chairs as they arrived…

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