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Exit ‘Henry;’ enter ‘Inday’


Typhoon “Henry” (international name: Matmo) will exit the country Wednesday morning but a new weather disturbance has been spotted east of the Visayas and will be named “Inday” when it enters the Philippine area of responsibility, possibly on Friday or Saturday, the state weather bureau said.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DILG releases manual to guide local execs in responding to disasters

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What exactly is wind velocity? How about barometric pressure? The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) launched on Monday a manual on the ABCs of disaster preparedness to aid local chief executives in spelling out the preparations for typhoons and other natural calamities.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Makati restricts ad billboard sizes

The newly enacted Billboard and Signage Ordinance of Makati City will be invoked by the local government in tearing down structures that would exceed size limitations for outdoor advertising.   Ordinance No. 2013-A-044, which took effect June 30, will be strictly enforced both to ensure public safety from these potential storm hazards and to reduce [...]

Posted: July 4th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Monster waves slam into UK after US storm

Waves crash against the promenade in Aberystwyth, Wales Monday Jan. 6, 2014 as strong winds and high tides continue in western Britain. Weather forecasting body the Met Office warned of wind gusts of up to 70 mph (113 kph), accompanied by exceptionally large waves, along the coasts of Wales, southwest England and Northern Ireland on Monday.  AP PHOTO/DAVE THOMPSON/PA

Waves up to 27 feet (8.2 meters) high slammed into Britain’s southwestern coast on Monday, as lashing winds and heavy rain battered parts of the UK and coastal residents braced for another round of flooding.

Posted: January 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

No more storms for 2013–Pagasa

MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image 11:32 a.m., 28 December 2013

No storm is expected in the country for the rest of December but the surge of the northeast monsoon – cold winds from Siberia – poses a danger to fishing boats and small vessels off the coast of Luzon, the state weather bureau said Saturday.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »