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4.9 quake jolts Batanes on Maundy Thursday

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A 4.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Batanes late Maundy Thursday, the state seismologist said.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

3.7-magnitude quake hits northern Luzon

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A 3.7-magnitude earthquake struck near Cagayan at 12:10 p.m., the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said Wednesday.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

400 air passengers miss holiday trips

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Some 400 passengers were unable to make it to their Christmas holiday vacation after bad weather forced the cancellation of two flights to Basco, Batanes and Naga City at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on Tuesday.

Posted: December 24th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Typhoon ‘Tino’ maintains strength, to exit PH Tuesday morning

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MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image 5:32 p.m., 14 October 2013

Typhoon “Tino” (international name Wipha) maintained its strength as it hovered near Batanes Monday afternoon.

Posted: October 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Quedan’ picks up more power but won’t affect PH directly

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Tropical Storm Quedan continued to gain strength east of the Philippines on Wednesday but it was not expected to affect any part of the country directly, the state weather bureau said.

Posted: October 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Supertyphoon slams Batanes

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For the first time in 25 years, the Ivatans of Batanes were feeling the fury of a supertyphoon as Typhoon Odette’s howling winds and torrential rains ravaged the country’s northernmost territory starting midnight of Friday.

Posted: September 22nd, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Super typhoon whips north PH, Taiwan, heads for China

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Super Typhoon “Odette” (international name Usagi), the most powerful storm of the year, brought torrential rain and strong winds to the Philippines and Taiwan Saturday, uprooting trees and knocking out power as it barrelled towards Hong Kong.

Posted: September 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Odette’ slams Batanes

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Batanes seascape. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Mandy Navasero

The Batanes group of islands bore the brunt of Typhoon “Odette” on Thursday, prompting the weather bureau to place it under Storm Signal No. 4, the highest storm alert, and warning the region of torrential rains and destructive gusts.

Posted: September 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Magnitude 6 quake jolts Northern Luzon

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A strong magnitude 6 earthquake shook northern Luzon Friday evening, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

Posted: September 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Signal No. 1 still up in Batanes as ‘Nando’ continues to move away from PH

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Satellite Picture at 4:32 p.m., 28 August 2013      www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph

Only Batanes Group of Islands remained under a public storm warning signal as tropical storm “Nando” (international name Kong-Rey) continued to move northward, the state weather bureau said Wednesday afternoon.

Posted: August 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Storm ‘Nando’ maintains strength; Signal No. 2 still up in Batanes

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Satellite Picture at 4:32 p.m., 27 August 2013    http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

Tropical storm “Nando” (international name Kong-Rey) maintained its strength as it moved towards Batanes Tuesday afternoon, the state weather bureau said.

Posted: August 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Maring’ sustains strength

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Source: Project Noah | 12:40 pm, August 18, 2013

Tropical depression “Maring” continued to move east southeast away from Batanes Sunday morning while the southwest monsoon continued to affect the whole country, the state weather bureau said.

Posted: August 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

LPA spotted in Batanes – Pagasa

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MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image 7 a.m., 16 August 2013

A low pressure area being monitored by the state weather bureau moved towards Batanes while a weak southwest monsoon continued to affect the western section of the country Friday morning.

Posted: August 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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