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7 areas placed under state of calamity

Motorists speed past fallen trees along a highway as Typhoon Rammasun barrels across Manila on July 16, 2014. Typhoon Rammasun shut down the Philippine capital on July 16 as authorities said the first major storm of the country's brutal rainy season claimed at least one life and forced hundreds of thousands to evacuate. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE

Due to the devastation wrought by Typhoon Glenda, the Philippine Information Agency reported that the following areas in Southern Luzon and Metro Manila have been place under a state of calamity:

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

More rain expected in Luzon; fair weather in Visayas, Mindanao


The days are expected to get wetter as the monsoon season approaches, the weather bureau said Thursday.

Posted: May 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Hotter days ahead, say weathermen

A group of children frolic in Manila Bay along Navotas to beat the summer heat. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/JOAN BONDOC

Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon had a respite from high temperatures yesterday, but the weather bureau said it could still grow hotter until the first week of June.

Posted: May 26th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Metro heat eases, but rest of Luzon sizzles

COOL KIDS. Children enjoy a dip in an inflated pool on Road 10 in Navotas City.  ARNOLD ALMACEN/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

While Metro Manila turned slightly cooler on Sunday, the rest of Luzon sizzled, reaching temperatures as high as 38 degrees Celsius.

Posted: May 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Power in Luzon back to normal after rotational brownouts


The power supply in the Luzon grid went back to normal at around 5 p.m. on Friday just hours after a series of brownouts hit Metro Manila and Bulacan, the Department of Energy (DOE) said.

Posted: May 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »