By Dona Z. Pazzibugan
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.
By Marlon Ramos
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.
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 [...]
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.
By DJ Yap
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.