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Summer starts this week but don’t call it that


Enjoy warm, sunny days ahead, as the weather bureau is poised to declare the official start of summer “most likely this week.”

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

Light rain over Luzon, Visayas due to monsoon–Pagasa

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 »

Cloudy skies with light rains seen in parts of Luzon – Pagasa

Mt\T Satellite image Feb. 24, 2014, 7:32 a.m. Screengrab from http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

Parts of Luzon will experience cloudy skies with light rains, the state weather bureau said on Monday.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Light rains forecast in Northen Luzon – Pagasa

MT Satellite image Feb. 10, 2014, 7:01 a.m. Screengrab from http://web.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

The northeast monsoon or “hanging amihan” will bring cloudy skies with isolated light rains over Northern Luzon, the state weather bureau said Monday.

Posted: February 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Monsoon to bring cold winds–Pagasa

MT Satellite image December 29, 2013, 5:32 a.m. Screengrab from http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

No storm is expected to blow into the country in the remaining days of December, but the surge of the northeast monsoon— cold winds from Siberia—poses a danger to fishing boats and small vessels off the coasts of Luzon, the weather bureau said Saturday.

Posted: December 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Habagat’ death toll in Zambales, Bataan rises to 30

LONE SURVIVOR A dog sits on the rubble of the house of its master that was hit by a landslide in Barangay Wawandue in Subic, Zambales, on  Tuesday morning. Neighbors said the dog was the first to emerge from the rubble that was covered with mud as they tried to rescue the doomed family. GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE

The death toll from landslides and floods induced by the “habagat” (southwest monsoon) in the provinces of Zambales and Bataan rose to 30 on Tuesday as rescue workers continued digging up bodies buried by mud and debris in the towns of Subic, Castillejos and San Marcelino in Zambales.

Posted: September 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Olongapo stunned by record floods

OLONGAPO residents woke up Monday to the sight of a swelling river and rising floodwater that submerged and crippled the city. ROBERT GONZAGA

There is a first time for everything, it seems. In Olongapo, shock and fear intermingled with surprise as residents recounted the impact of monsoon rains that generated record-level flooding that engulfed the city on Monday.

Posted: September 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Olongapo declares state of calamity


The city of Olongapo was placed under a state of calamity Monday due to floods triggered by incessant rains since Sunday evening.

Posted: September 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Floods, landslides kill 20 in Zambales

Residents carry a girl on a rubber raft to safety in Olongapo City, north of Manila on September 23, 2013, after torrential monsoon rains pounded Luzon island, worsened by typhoon “Odette” (Usagi). AFP

At least 20 persons were killed in landslides and floods in Zambales Monday at the height of heavy rains spawned by the storm-enhanced southwest monsoon, reports said.

Posted: September 23rd, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Yellow rain alert up; parts of Metro flooded

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Several areas in Metro Manila were flooded Sunday due to torrential rains whipped up by south west monsoon as super typhoon “Odette” (international name Usagi) left the country.

Posted: September 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

‘Odette’ almost stationary over Cagayan but storm signals lifted

MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image 5:32 p.m., 17 September 2013 http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph

Storm signals in areas affected by tropical storm Odette (international name Usagi) were lifted Tuesday even as it remained almost stationary over Cagayan.

Posted: September 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Rains loom in Palawan, Visayas due to ITCZ – Pagasa

MT Satellite image September 5, 2013, Thursday, 8:32 AM. Screengrab from http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

An intertropical convergence zone affecting Palawan and Visayas will bring light to moderate rains in those areas, the state weather bureau said Thursday.

Posted: September 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Southwest monsoon to bring rains in Northern Luzon – Pagasa

MT Satellite image September 2, 2013, Monday, 8:32AM. Screengrab from http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

A weak southwest monsoon is affecting extreme Northern Luzon and will bring light to moderate rains there, the state weather bureau said Monday.

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

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  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
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  8. Massive infra spending set
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  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
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  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
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  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
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  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
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