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Yellow alert up in Samar as LPA approaches

Project NOAH satellite image as of 1:00 pm, Monday, April 14, 2014

The weather bureau placed Western and Eastern Samar on yellow alert midday Monday.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Paddling to a new life after storm

VICTIMS of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in Barangay  (village) Talotu-an in Concepcion town, Iloilo province, celebrate the start of a new life with a race aboard new boats. NESTOR P. BURGOS/INQUIRER VISAYAS

Unmindful of the midday heat, at least 20 fishermen vigorously paddled their new boats in a race to the shoreline amid cheers from other villagers on the beach.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

‘Domeng’ to make landfall in Samar Saturday – Pagasa

Project NOAH MTSAT image as of April 9, 2014, 5:01 PM. Screengrab from http://noah.dost.gov.ph/

Tropical depression “Domeng” is expected to make landfall in the Samar provinces on Saturday, the state weather bureau said.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Domeng’ slows down; to linger for several days

pagasa.gov.ph photo

Tropical depression “Domeng” continued to move slowly on Tuesday and may linger for several days.

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

Divers, resorts help save typhoon-stricken Malapascua Island

CARPENTERS repair the classrooms damaged during the onslaught of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in November 2013.  EVA MARIE GAMBOA/INQUIRER VISAYAS

Teachers of Logon National High School (LNHS) were having a meeting in a roofless classroom three days after Supertyphoon “Yolanda” struck Malapascua Island in northern Cebu province on Nov. 8 last year when a foreigner approached them and asked, “Can I help?”

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Storm ‘Domeng’ enters PAR, may turn into typhoon

Pagasa satpic as of 6:00 pm, Tuesday, April 6, 2014

Tropical Storm “Domeng” (international name Peipah), which entered the Philippine area of responsibility Sunday night, is expected to bring rains over parts of the Visayas and Mindanao on Monday.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DBM to release P1.06B for rehab of areas damaged by ‘Pablo’

Floodwater with logs and uprooted trees destroyed the Caraga Bridge in Caraga town, Davao Oriental province, on Sunday morning. The town is now isolated from its neighboring town of Manay in the south and Baganga town in the east. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Before Supertyphoon “Yolanda,” there was typhoon “Pablo” which killed more than one thousand people in Mindanao and left almost 90,000 homeless in December 2012.

Posted: December 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Estancia residents near oil spill evacuated

RAINBOW OVER SAMAR Local residents pass through the typhoon-devastated rural community of Kaluwayan in Marabut town, Samar  province,  while a double rainbow appears during sunrise. All of the houses in the town were destroyed by strong winds brought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”  RICHARD BALONGLONG / INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Residents of the typhoon-ravaged village of Botongon in this town on Saturday fled from what remains of their houses amid heightened health risks from an oil spill.

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

2 missing in Davao del Norte floods

Magdum davao del norte

Two persons were reported missing after rivers, swollen by heavy rain dumped by Tropical Depression Zoraida, overflowed and flooded a number of communities in Davao del Norte province on Tuesday, officials said Wednesday.

Posted: November 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Zoraida’ to make landfall in Surigao Sur Tuesday

MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image  5:30 p.m., 11 November 2013

Tropical depression “Zoraida” is expected to make landfall in Surigao del Sur on Tuesday, the state weather bureau said.

Posted: November 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

3 killed, 507 villages affected by ‘Vinta’

Downed trees, fallen electric posts, and volunteer work crew greet Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos when she inspected the aftermath of typhoon Vinta on Friday, All Saints Day, Nov. 1, 2013. Photo courtesy of Alaric Yanos, Communication and Media Office.

Three people were killed and over 200,000 others from 507 villages (barangay) were affected in the aftermath of typhoon “Vinta” (international name Krosa) that pummeled northern Luzon, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Sunday.

Posted: November 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Vinta’ makes landfall in northern Cagayan


Residents of the country’s upper regions should brace for a rough and stormy All Saints Day as “Vinta,” now a typhoon, struck northern Luzon on Thursday, state forecasters said.

Posted: October 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Typhoon ‘Urduja’ now out of Philippine area

urduja track

A slightly weakened Typhoon Urduja left the country’s area of responsibility before dawn Thursday without much effect on the weather, except rendering sea travel risky off the northern and eastern coast of Luzon, the weather bureau said.

Posted: October 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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  2. Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  3. Palace prepared to charge its allies
  4. Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  5. Napoles turnaround alarms whistle-blowers
  6. What Went Before: Malacañang allies alleged involvement in pork scam
  7. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  8. Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  9. HK apology: Why Estrada and not Aquino?
  10. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
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  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
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  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


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