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‘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

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Typhoon enters PAR; unlikely to affect PH

Typhoon enters PAR; unlikely to affect PH By Ma. Cristina Arayata   (Image grabbed from PAGASA’s website) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Typhoon Haishen has entered the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) and was given the local name, “Kristine”, the weather bureau said Friday. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said “Kristine” is unlikely … Continue reading

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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

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PH expresses sympathy with Japan over deadly typhoon

PH expresses sympathy with Japan over deadly typhoon By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Philippine government is sympathizing with the government and residents affected by one of the worst typhoons to hit Japan, which killed over 20 people, Malacañang said on Sunday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made this remark after typhoon Hagibis … Continue reading

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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

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All precautions in place for ‘Ompong’: National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council

All precautions in place for ‘Ompong’: NDRRMC By Priam Nepomuceno MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) is taking all possible precautions to ensure the safety of residents in areas lying in the path of Typhoon Ompong (international name “Mangkhut”). In line with this, the agency is bracing … Continue reading

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Ottawa opens emergency consular assistance hotlines for Canadians affected by typhoon Haiyan

Filipino-Edmontonians and other Filipino-Canadians are advised to contact Ottawa if they know of Canadian citizens affected by super typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Ottawa announced that friends and relatives can call 1-800-387-3124 or 613-996-8885 (collect calls are accepted) or send an email to sos@international.gc.ca. Canadians who are currently in the affected areas can avail of … Continue reading