Wet season coming: ‘Habagat’ onset expected by end-May to mid-June

Catherine Gonzales 05/24/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The effects of the southwest monsoon or habagat may be felt by the last week of May or the middle of June, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Monday. “For…

MCWD makes preparations for start of dry season

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The rainy season is ending in two months and the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) is expecting another critical season as the start of the dry season draws near. As of February 6,…

Rain

Raymund Fernandez 06/21/2016

And so we remember how welcome rain is after being so long without it. The world was becoming so warm it became almost impossible for us to sleep unless we turned on the air-conditioning. Not that I…

Rains ahead in Cebu this week, to intensify by late July

Carmel Loise Matus 06/07/2016

More rains are expected ahead for Cebu this week until classes start next week, the Mactan office of the state weather bureau Pagasa said yesterday. Pagasa Mactan chief meteorologist Al Quiblat said the rains are caused by…

Province warns public vs dengue

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/03/2016

With the rainy season already here and a La Niña phenomenon expected later in the year, the Cebu Provincial Health Office (PHO) is advising the public to take precautionary measures against common diseases like dengue and diarrhea.…

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