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As summer starts, PH faces power shortage

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On the average, Zamboanga City is without electricity for eight hours a day, broken down into two-hour segments and rotated among different sections of western Mindanao’s biggest city and economic hub.

Posted: March 18th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Nice, sunny weather expected this week–Pagasa

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MT Satellite image March 8, 2014, 11:01 a.m. Screengrab from http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

Most of Luzon and the Visayas will enjoy fair and sunny weather this week, except for cloudy skies up north and isolated rains in the eastern parts, the state weather bureau said Saturday.

Posted: March 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Light rain over Luzon, Visayas due to monsoon–Pagasa

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MT Satellite image Feb. 27, 2014, 9:01 a.m. Screengrab from http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

Light rain is forecast in Luzon and Visayas due to the northeast monsoon affecting Luzon and Visayas, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said Thursday.

Posted: February 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cold winds to bring cloudy skies, isolated rains over Luzon, Visayas—Pagasa

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Pagasa satellite image as of 09:00 pm, Tuesday, February 18, 2014

No tropical cyclone is expected in the country this week, but cold winds from the northeast will bring cloudy skies and isolated light rains over Luzon and the Visayas, according to state forecasters.

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

‘Basyang’ weakens as it heads to Palawan

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Tropical storm “Basyang” weakened into a tropical depression before noon Saturday as it approaches northern Palawan, the state weather bureau said.

Posted: February 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Metro Manila, Luzon to experience rain Thursday—Pagasa

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Mt Satellite image December 19, 2013, 7:30 a.m. Screengrab from http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

Rains are forecast in Luzon and Mindanao on Thursday due to the northeast monsoon affecting northern Luzon and the trough of a low pressure area affecting southern Mindanao, the state weather bureau said.

Posted: December 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Magnitude 4.2 earthquake hits Luzon

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A magnitude 4.2 earthquake occurred late Wednesday evening in Pangasinan province in Central Luzon.

Posted: December 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Expect rains in parts of Luzon due to cold front – Pagasa

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MT Satellite image December 9, 2013, 7:30 a.m. Screengrab from http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

A tail-end of a cold front will bring rains in Central and Southern Luzon on Monday, the state weather bureau said.

Posted: December 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cold front to bring rain to southern Luzon, cloudy skies elsewhere

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The tail-end of a cold front affecting Luzon has moved slightly downward, bringing rain showers and thunderstorms to the island’s southern parts, the state weather bureau said on Saturday.

Posted: November 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Damage to power co-ops: P5B

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Ambuklao Dam, one of the first hydroelectric plant built in the country, has been revived after a 12-year hiatus by SN Sboitiz Power. The plant is now earning carbon credits along with neighboring Binga Dam. EV ESPIRITU/INQUIRER

The damage wrought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” on electric cooperatives in Luzon and the Visayas has reached P4.9 billion, the National Electrification Administration (NEA) said Tuesday.

Posted: November 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Typhoon ‘Santi’ causes millions in damage to military camps in Luzon

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The wrath of Typhoon “Santi” (international name Nari) has cost almost P50 million worth of damages in two major military camps in Luzon.

Posted: October 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Philippines cleans up after Typhoon ‘Santi’

Commuters get a free ride amidst flooding brought about by Typhoon "Nari" at San Ildefonso township, Bulacan province, north of Manila, Philippines Saturday Oct. 12, 2013. The typhoon that flooded villages and farms in the Philippines' major rice-growing region Saturday has killed at least eight people, officials said. AP

A major clean-up operation was under way in the Philippines on Sunday after Typhoon “Santi” (international name Nari) pounded the archipelago’s north, leaving 13 dead, as authorities issued a storm warning for the east of the country.

Posted: October 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Storm signals lowered in Luzon–Pagasa

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MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image 12 p.m., 12 October 2013

Storm signals in most areas of Luzon were lifted as typhoon “Santi “(international name Nari) continued to hover over the West Philippine Sea.

Posted: October 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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