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Vessel unable to unload in Dumaguete due to strong winds, waves

January 3, 2013


Strong winds and huge waves caused an inter-island ferry that came from Zamboanga to run aground about 20 meters from the Dumaguete City port yesterday morning. MV Zamboanga Ferry of George and Peter Lines Inc. (GPLI) bound for Dumaguete and helmed by Capt. Arnold Tecson was expected to dock in the port at 9 a.m […]

Storm signal lifted in Cebu

December 26, 2012


The state weather bureau has lifted the public storm signal in the island of Cebu and Camotes Island. With the lifting of the warnings by Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), the Cebu station of the Philippine Coast Guard has permitted all sea vessels to leave the port of Cebu except those going […]

No typhoon, only rains on Christmas Day: Pagasa

December 23, 2012


There won’t be any typhoon that would enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) within the holiday season since the low pressure area dissolved, the Mactan office of the state weather bureau Pagasa said. Pagasa Mactan senior weather specialist Al Quiblat said the low pressure area was unable to maintain the temperature of 26 degrees […]

December 21, 2012 has the longest night, not end of the world

December 22, 2012


December 21, 2012 passed and the world did end as doomsday sayers were predicting. But the day did not pass without a cosmic event. According to Al Quiblat of the Mactan weather station of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Agency (Pagasa), Friday evening was the longest this year, with sunset at 5:20 p.m. […]

Christmas Day storm coming

December 17, 2012


A new storm is expected to hit the country on Dec. 25. Pagasa weather analyst Alex Padin in a radio interview said the storm to be named Quinta packs winds of 20 km per hour and is expected to hit the country on Christmas Day./ Christine Emily Pantaleon

P42M ready for relief operations

December 4, 2012


MANILA — The government has set aside some P42 million in standby fund and relief goods for provinces in the path of typhoon “Pablo” in the Visayas and Mindanao, Malacañang officials said. The Department of Social Welfare and Development has set aside some P38.6 million in relief provisions for Regions 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, […]

Cebu LGUs advised to monitor flood, landslide vulnerable areas

December 3, 2012


Local government officials were advised to ensure strict monitoring of landslide and flood prone areas identified in the geohazard map issued by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). Regional Director Loreto Alburo of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau in Central Visayas (MGB–7) said they earlier identified barangays vulnerable to landslides. These include 19 […]

Pag-asa predicts sunny weather for Friday Mass

November 27, 2012


IT will be a sunny day on Friday. The bold forecast yesterday of Pag-asa Mactan weather station chief Oscar Tabada was issued four days ahead of the Nov. 30 national thanksgiving celebration for Saint Pedro Calungsod. “Fine, sunny weather from Thursday to Saturday”, he said in his text update. There will be cooler early mornings […]

All storm signals lifted as ‘Ofel’ exits PH

October 26, 2012


MANILA—The state weather bureau on Friday lifted all storm signals across the country as Tropical Storm “Ofel” made its exit via the West Philippine Sea. Ofel slightly gained strength as it continued moving out of the Philippine area of responsibility, packing winds of 85 kilometers per hour and gustiness of up to 100 kph, the […]

Storm Watch

October 25, 2012


Tropical storm Ofel passed over northern Cebu ,which was placed under storm signal No. 2 yesterday, but the weather bureau Pagasa said it may blow over by noon today. As a precaution, classes in all levels in Cebu City today were ordered suspended by Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama. Mayor Rama announced his decision last […]