Philippines

Number of ‘Rosita’-affected families reaches 65K: NDRRMC

Number of ‘Rosita’-affected families reaches 65K: NDRRMC By Priam Nepomuceno MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) announced that a total of 65,068 families or 253,298 people were affected by Typhoon Rosita in 1,370 barangays in Regions 1, 2, 3, 8 and the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR). In … Continue reading

Philippines

‘Rosita’ worsens north Luzon’s landslide risk: geologist

  ‘Rosita’ worsens north Luzon’s landslide risk: geologist By Catherine Teves MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Landslides may recur in Northern Luzon due, this time, to Typhoon Rosita, which the weather bureau has forecast to strike on Tuesday (Oct. 30), a government geologist has warned. Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) geologist Ruth Madrideo said “Rosita” … Continue reading

Philippines

‘Ompong’ enters PH; PAGASA warns of heavy rains, storm surges

‘Ompong’ enters PH; PAGASA warns of heavy rains, storm surges By Janice Cave (Updated) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Heavy to intense rains, strong winds and storm surges threaten Luzon as Typhoon Ompong (international name “Mangkhut”) entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility Wednesday afternoon. In its latest update, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services … Continue reading