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Caraga church stands up to ‘Pablo’

January 7, 2013

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Caraga, Davao Oriental—For 128 years, the old church here has been standing like a sentinel near a promontory facing the Pacific Ocean, as if guarding this seaside town from intruders from the sea. But the old stone and wooden structure, which started as a mission station of Recollect priests in this part of the country […]

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

January 3, 2013

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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 […]

LPA may develop into storm, says Pagasa

January 3, 2013

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A low pressure area was spotted east of Mindanao. If it develops into a tropical depression, it would be the first storm of 2013 and would be named Auring once it enters the Philippines, said the state weather bureau. According to Oscar Tabada, chief of the Pagasa Mactan weather station, there’s a 30 percen to […]

Low Pressure Area coming in PAR

January 2, 2013

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A low pressure area is coming into the Philippine Area of Responsibility and will possibly turn into a tropical depression which will be named Auring. Oscar Tabada in a radio dyAB interview said that there is a 30 to 50 percent possibility that this LPA would turn to be the first tropical depression in our […]

Storm signal lifted in Cebu

December 26, 2012

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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

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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 […]

Pagasa Rainy Christmas for Cebu

December 23, 2012

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Cebuanos may expect a wet Christmas day this year. A Low Pressure Area was spotted 1,000 kilometers away from the Philippines. It may enter the country tonight, bringing in more rain and strong winds that will linger on till Dec. 25 and 26, said Pag-asa Mactan weather analyst Al Quiblat. If it intensifies into a […]

Christmas Day storm coming

December 17, 2012

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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

Help for Baganga

December 16, 2012

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4 Cebu volunteers strike out on their own to deliver aid to a town with no roofs, no power Without fanfare, four Cebuana friends got together to respond to calls for help from typhoon Pablo victims in Davao Oriental. Instead of handing over noodles and cash to big-name relief organizations, they decided to to bring […]

Displaced persons in C. Visayas at 11-T after Pablo

December 6, 2012

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THREE persons were killed in Cebu, part of the six fatalities of typhoon Pablo in Central Visayas. The storm displaced 11,000 individuals in the region, said local officials. “Our overall assessment is while the southern part of Cebu was affected, we didn’t suffer the same fate as the other places,” Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia told […]