Philippines

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

Philippines

3.2K cops, firefighters deployed to flood-hit Cagayan, Isabela

3.2K cops, firefighters deployed to flood-hit Cagayan, Isabela TO THE RESCUE. A baby is among those rescued by police personnel in Barangay Linao Norte, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan on Friday (Nov. 13, 2020) after Typhoon Ulysses caused massive floods in the province. The DILG said some 3,267 police and fire personnel were deployed to conduct search and … 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

‘Ulysses’ intensifies into tropical storm

(Image grabbed from PAGASA’s Facebook page) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Tropical Depression Ulysses has now intensified into a tropical storm as it approaches the country’s landmass, the weather bureau said Monday afternoon. In its 5 p.m. bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said “Ulysses” was last tracked 575 kilometers (km) east … Continue reading

Philippines

‘Rolly’ makes 2nd landfall over Tiwi, Albay

‘Rolly’ makes 2nd landfall over Tiwi, Albay By Ma. Teresa Montemayor   Courtesy of PAGASA MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Super Typhoon Rolly (international name: Goni) made second landfall over Tiwi, Albay, according to the 8 a.m. weather bulletin of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Sunday. The PAGASA earlier reported that “Rolly” has … 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

Rains, gusty winds in parts of PH as ‘Rolly’ barrels thru Luzon

Rains, gusty winds in parts of PH as ‘Rolly’ barrels thru Luzon By Raymond Carl Dela Cruz   (Courtesy of PAGASA) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Typhoon Rolly continues to move towards Luzon from 540 km. east-northeast of Virac, Catanduanes, pouring rains and bringing gusty winds over parts of the country. In a severe weather bulletin on Saturday, … Continue reading

Philippines

Diocese of Lucena ready to open churches for ‘Rolly’ evacuees

Diocese of Lucena ready to open churches for ‘Rolly’ evacuees By Ferdinand Patinio   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The Diocese of Lucena in Quezon province on Friday urged all parishes in the province to accept evacuees that will be affected by Typhoon “Rolly”. Rev. Fr. Bryan Cabrera, social action director of the diocese, said part of their … Continue reading

Philippines

Rains over most of PH as ‘Quinta’ to emerge over WPS Monday

Rains over most of PH as ‘Quinta’ to emerge over WPS Monday By Ma. Cristina Arayata   (Image grabbed from PAGASA’s Facebook page) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Typhoon ‘Quinta’ (Molave) is now in the vicinity of Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro, and is forecast to emerge over the West Philippine Sea within the next hour, the weather bureau said … Continue reading

Philippines

Typhoon ‘Ursula’ death toll reaches 50: NDRRMC

‘Ursula’ death toll reaches 50: NDRRMCBy Priam Nepomuceno MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The number of deaths attributed to Typhoon Ursula has climbed to 50 as of Tuesday. In its 6 a.m. update, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said the casualties were from Mimaropa, Western Visayas, Central Visayas and Eastern Visayas. Meanwhile, … Continue reading