Pagasa: Wet, cloudy Sunday to persist nationwide

Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ 01/03/2021

    MANILA, Philippines — Moderate to at times heavy rains will be experienced in the Bicol region and Quezon, including Polillo Islands, due to the tail-end of a frontal system, the state weather bureau said Sunday.…

Wet, windy weekend due to TD Vicky; Signal No. 1 in parts of Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao

Gilbert Gaviola 12/19/2020

MANILA, Philippines – Moderate to intense rainfall and strong winds are expected in many parts of the country on Saturday due to the combined effect of Tropical Depression Vicky and the tail-end of a frontal system, the…

Nuns get hands dirty and wet to save Mexico’s salamanders

AFP 09/13/2018

ROLLING up the sleeves of her immaculate white habit, Sister Ofelia Morales Francisco plunges her hands into an aquarium, grabs a large, slimy salamander and lifts it dripping into the air. The nun is part of a…

It’s a wet Sunday in Cebu

Jessa Mae Sotto 08/04/2018

DO not leave your homes without your umbrellas. It will be cloudy skies and isolated rainshowers in Cebu in the next three days starting today, brought about by the intensified southwest monsoon or habagat, according to the…

Onset of wet season expected next week

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc and Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/31/2018

ALTHOUGH sunny weather is expected on Monday, the start of classes, the following days could bring rains as two low pressure areas have been spotted, one is 265 kilometers south southwest of Puerto Princesa, Palawan, the other…

Pagasa warns of more rains in Oct.

Agnes B. Alpuerto 10/06/2017

MORE rains are expected to hit Cebu and the Visayas this month, the weather state bureau Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) warns. Pagasa said that strong typhoons are forecasted to enter the Visayas region…

Wet and Wild

Adam Brown 07/21/2017

is a lush, tropical paradise of many islands with world-class beaches, snorkeling and scuba diving, golf courses, and more. Each year, 30 million tourists visit its 7,000 islands making up 28 separate countries. I got to spend…

April rain

Raymund Fernandez 04/04/2017

Used to be, April was warm and sunny and rainless. April rain was not impossible. But it was a rarity, and always, it caught us by surprise. It was lovely this way. Warm sunny day when we…

LANDSLIDE ALERT

Inna Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/18/2017

Always be cautious when passing through mountain barangays in Cebu City. This was the advice of city officials following recent episodes of landslides in the hinterlands, the latest of which occurred at dawn yesterday in Sitio Garaje…

Capitol mapping out contingency plans, relocation of families

01/18/2017

The provincial government allocated P24 million to develop contingency plans for dealing with calamity victims this year. Baltazar Tribunalo, the Capitol’s consultant for disaster risk reduction management, said the amount is part of a three-year program aimed…

Missing the sunlight

Raymund Fernandez 01/17/2017

After too many days of incessant rain, one misses the sunlight. Though rain, of itself, is also quite nice. But the grayness can be quite depressing. This, and things like the mud that creeps over floors, the…

Pagasa: It will be a wet New Year’s Day

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/30/2016

It will be a wet New Year’s Day as the weather bureau has forecast rains on the first day of 2017. Romeo Aguirre, weather specialist for Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services (Pagasa) Mactan, said on Friday…

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