Cebuana Ando winds up fourth in Asian Games

Glendale Rosal 08/24/2018

CEBUANA weightlifter Elreen Ann Ando finished fourth in the women’s 63kg category of weightlifting in the Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia on Friday. The 19-year-old Ando of the University of Cebu finished with a total lift of…

41 houses damaged by giant waves and winds in Talisay

John Michael Aroa 07/17/2018

SIXTY EIGHT-YEAR-OLD Epejinia Cabanca had been residing on the shorelines of Sitio Abalo, Barangay Cansojong in Talisay City for almost 49 years. She claims that she already had her fair share of strong waves and winds battering…

Fishermen advised to refrain from sailing amid strong winds

Ador Mayol 06/08/2018

  Al Quiblat, Pag-asa Mactan chief, advised fishermen to refrain from sailing to the seas due to strong winds that generate large waves. He said tropical storm Domeng is on its way out of the Philippine Area…

Cebu: Isolated rainshowers, winds

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Norman Mendoza 03/26/2018

‘CALOY’ ENTERS PAR TROPICAL Storm Caloy was expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (Par) between 11 P.M. last night to 2 o’clock dawn today, Tuesday, with maximum sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour (kph)…

Storm winds cause tugboat to run aground in Lawis Ledge; 10 rescued

Nestle L. Semilla 12/22/2017

A BOAT captain and his crew of nine people escaped unharmed after they were rescued by the Coast Guard when their tugboat pulling a barge loaded with scrap metal was blown off course by the strong winds…

‘Vinta’ strengthens into tropical storm, typhoon signals up – Pagasa

Inquirer 12/21/2017

  Typhoon signals were raised as “Vinta” intensified into a tropical storm, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said on Thursday. In its 5 a.m. bulletin, the state weather bureau said Vinta is expected…

Remove shuttle ferry at Sta. Fe island

12/02/2016

A PROVINCIAL environment officer is calling for the removal of the vessel which ran aground in Hilantagaan Island at the marine sanctuary of Sta. Fe town in northern Cebu at the height of typhoon Marce more than…

Pagasa says 2 cyclones to hit PH in December

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/02/2016

AT LEAST two tropical cyclones are forecast to enter Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) for the month of December. Alfredo Quiblat Jr., chief of weather specialist of Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services (Pagasa) Mactan said that…

Strong winds, waves strand vessels in Cebu’s ports

Edison Delos Angeles 10/16/2016

Strong winds and waves stranded nine vessels at Cebu City’s ports. The Philippine Coast Guard Cebu station said 2,097 persons were unable to leave for their trips. The passengers of MV St. Francis Xavier and MV St.…

SUDDEN WINDS CAUSE DAMAGE

Carmel Loise Matus, Edison Delos Angeles, Leo Udtohan, Norman V. Mendoza 07/19/2016

A motorized boat carrying 16 people, including a 43-year-old Australian tourist, sank off Lapu-Lapu City after strong waves slammed the vessel as it was docking near a Mactan Island resort to unload its passengers and cargo yesterday.…

Motorboat capsizes due to waves; passengers, crew rescued

Norman V. Mendoza 07/19/2016

A motor boat carrying 10 passengers and three boatmen capsized off the Hilton Wharf at barangay Punta Engaño, Lapu-Lapu City at past 2 pm Monday. Some passengers and boatmen aboard the MB Nathan Express were rescued after…

Rain, strong winds persist in Metro Cebu

Edison Delos Angeles 07/19/2016

Metro Cebu residents were advised to go home early as light to moderate rain will still be experienced Tuesday night due to the formation of thick clouds in the Visayas area. “Based on our satellite data, raining…

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