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‘Luis’, monsoon rains to affect 12 regions–Pagasa

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Twelve of the Philippines’ 17 regions are bracing themselves for the combined threat of monsoon-spawned rains and Tropical Storm Luis (international name: Kalmaegi), which is expected to intensify into a typhoon with gusts of up to 150 kilometers per hour before it makes landfall Sunday or Monday.

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

4 minors dead as heavy rain pummels Cebu areas

DANGER lurks everywhere for schoolchildren, like these pupils from Manipis Elementary School who walk several kilometers to reach home in the middle of a road construction that was suspended because of a landslide. TONEE DESPOJO/CEBU DAILY NEWS

At least four minors are dead at the height of a heavy downpour in this city and in a town in the province of Cebu on Monday.

Posted: September 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Rain in metro, Luzon as ‘Jose’ continues to enhance southwest monsoon–Pagasa

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Typhoon “Jose” has maintained its strength as it continued its travel north, enhancing the southwest monsoon that would continue to bring occasional rain in Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon, the weather bureau said.

Posted: August 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Monsoon rains flood farms in northern Philippines


Monsoon rains worsened by an offshore typhoon have caused flooding in northern Philippine villages, but officials say the storm is too far off at sea to hit the country.

Posted: August 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Jose’ packs stronger winds

Pagasa satellite image as of 5:00 PM, Sunday, August 3, 2014

Typhoon “Jose” (international name: Halong) packed stronger winds as it continued to move west northwest of the Philippines, the state weather bureau said Sunday.

Posted: August 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »