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‘Vicky’ now outside PAR

By Ma. Teresa Montemayor   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Tropical Depression (TD) Vicky accelerated and is now outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Sunday. In its 5 p.m. weather bulletin, PAGASA reported that the center of “Vicky” was estimated based on all available data at … Continue reading

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‘Vicky’ brings rains, gusty winds Saturday

By Raymond Carl Dela Cruz   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Tropical Depression Vicky continues to move westward and was last estimated at 130 km. west of Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte, bringing rains and strong winds in many parts of the country. In its weather bulletin on Saturday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration … Continue reading

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UN extends call for help to ‘Ulysses’-hit areas in N. Luzon

UN extends call for help to ‘Ulysses’-hit areas in N. Luzon   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Three weeks after launching its response to help address the immediate and early recovery needs of communities worst hit by Super Typhoon Rolly, the United Nations and its humanitarian partners on Friday released a revised Humanitarian Needs and Priorities … Continue reading

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Families affected by ‘Ulysses’ now 428K: NDRRMC

Families affected by ‘Ulysses’ now 428K: NDRRMC By Priam Nepomuceno   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The number of families affected by Typhoon Ulysses has climbed to 428,657 or equivalent to 1,755,224 persons residing in 4,543 barangays in Ilocos, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Bicol, National Capital Region (NCR) and Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR). The National … Continue reading

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‘Ulysses’ expected to exit PH Friday

By Ma. Cristina Arayata   (Image grabbed from PAGASA website)  MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Typhoon Ulysses is expected to maintain its strength in the next 24 hours, and will exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Friday, the weather bureau said on Thursday night.  The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), in its 11 p.m. … Continue reading

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DSWD still has over P800-M for typhoon victims

By Christine Cudis   REPACKING. Over 2,000 bags of NFA rice are ready for repacking for relief operations of the Department of Social Welfare and Development. The DSWD’s family food packs will be distributed to local government units affected by Typhoon Ulysses that hit the country on Wednesday (Nov. 11, 2020). (Photo courtesy of DSWD) MANILA (Philippines News … Continue reading

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Gov’t search, rescue efforts in typhoon-hit areas underway: DILG

Gov’t search, rescue efforts in typhoon-hit areas underway: DILG By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan   RESCUE. Philippine Coast Guard personnel rescue residents trapped in chest-deep floods in Barangay Barangka, Marikina City on Thursday (Nov. 12, 2020). Interior Secretary Eduardo Año assured the public that the government is sparing no effort in the conduct of search and rescue (SAR) … Continue reading

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‘Ulysses’ makes landfall in Quezon

‘Ulysses’ makes landfall in Quezon By Ma. Cristina Arayata   (Image grabbed from PAGASA’s Facebook page) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The center of Typhoon Ulysses’ eye made a landfall in the vicinity of Patnanungan, Quezon on Wednesday night, the weather bureau said. In its 11p.m. bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said “Ulysses” … Continue reading

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Bicol LGUs told to step up info warnings on ‘Ulysses’

By Priam Nepomuceno and Christopher Lloyd Caliwan   WET WEDNESDAY. Rains start to pour outside a public market in Legazpi City, Albay on Wednesday (Nov. 11, 2020). The NDRRMC has advised Bicol’s LGUs to step up disaster warning information dissemination efforts ahead of the onslaught of Severe Tropical Storm Ulysses. (PNA photo by Connie Calipay) MANILA (Philippines News … Continue reading

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Strong winds continue as ‘Ulysses’ now severe tropical storm

Strong winds continue as ‘Ulysses’ now severe tropical storm By Ma. Cristina Arayata   (Image grabbed from PAGASA’s Facebook page) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Areas under tropical cyclone wind signal (TCWS) no. 2 will continue to experience damaging gale force to storm force winds, and those under TCWS no. 1 will have strong breeze to near … Continue reading