Philippines

Nearly 50K families affected by ‘Auring’

By Priam Nepomuceno   ‘AURING’ DAMAGE. A house in Barangay Pongtod, San Agustin, Surigao del Sur is damaged by flood due to heavy rains caused by then tropical storm “Auring”, now weakened into tropical depression, on Sunday (Feb. 21, 2021).  The weather disturbance has brought incessant rains for days, causing flooding in several low-lying areas. (Photo courtesy of Marco … Continue reading

Philippines

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

Philippines

Signal No. 3 likely as ‘Siony’ nears Batanes

Signal No. 3 likely as ‘Siony’ nears Batanes By Ma. Cristina Arayata   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Areas along the projected track of Severe Tropical Storm Siony may likely be placed under Tropical cyclone warning signal (TCWS) no. 3. In its 8 p.m. weather bulletin Thursday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said “Siony” … Continue reading

Philippines

‘Rolly’ further weakens, now over West PH Sea

‘Rolly’ further weakens, now over West PH Sea By Ma. Teresa Montemayor   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Typhoon Rolly (international name Goni) continues to weaken and is now over the West Philippine Sea, the weather bureau said on Sunday night. In its 8 p.m. bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said “Rolly” … Continue reading

Philippines

Catanduanes, eastern CamSur under Signal No. 4 as ‘Rolly’ nears

Catanduanes, eastern CamSur under Signal No. 4 as ‘Rolly’ nears (Photo courtesy of PAGASA) MANILA – Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) No. 4 has been raised over the province of Catanduanes and the eastern part of Camarines Sur as Typhoon ‘Rolly’ (international name Goni) continues to move towards the Bicol Region. In its severe weather bulletin … Continue reading

Philippines

‘Kristine’ far from PH landmass, to leave Saturday night

‘Kristine’ far from PH landmass, to leave Saturday night By Raymond Carl Dela Cruz   TYPHOON KRISTINE. The track of Typhoon Kristine as of Friday (Sept. 4, 2020) evening. PAGASA said “Kristine” is unlikely to have a direct impact on the country’s weather and may leave the Philippine area of responsibility on Saturday evening. (Photo courtesy of PAGASA) … Continue reading

Philippines

Ambo’ slightly weakens, may make landfall over Quezon

MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Severe Tropical Storm (STS) “Ambo” slightly weakened, and may make landfall over Real or Infanta, Quezon between 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, the state weather bureau said on Friday. In its 5 p.m. bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Ambo was last tracked 40 kilometers south … Continue reading