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6 killed in Surigao provinces as ‘Basyang’ batters Caraga

GENERAL LUNA, Siargao Island (MindaNews / 13 Feb) – Six people have died in separate landslides in the mining towns of Carrascal in Surigao del Sur and Placer in Surigao del Norte as Typhoon “Basyang” battered Caraga Region Tuesday morning, officials said. Carrascal Mayor Vicente “VJ” Pimentel III told MindaNews over the phone that a […].....»»

Category: newsSource: mindanews mindanewsFeb 13th, 2018

4 dead as ‘Basyang’ triggers landslides in Surigao del Sur

  Published: 1:21 p.m., Feb. 13, 2018 | Updated: 11:30 p.m., Feb. 13, 2018 BUTUAN CITY --- Four people, three of them children, were killed while three others were hurt after landslides, triggered by heavy rain dumped by Tropical Storm "Basyang" (international name: Sanba), hit two villages in Carrascal town, Surigao del Sur province, on Tuesday. The landslides struck the villages of Gamuton and Babuyan about four hours before Basyang made landfall in Cortes town at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday. The Office of Civil Defense in Caraga identified the fatalities in Barangay Gamuton as Irene Lamela Benguilo, 25, and her children AJ, 6, and MJ, 3. Her husband James, 32, was injured. ...Keep on reading: 4 dead as ‘Basyang’ triggers landslides in Surigao del Sur.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2018

‘Basyang’ expected to make landfall in Surigao del Sur on Tuesday

Tropical Storm "Basyang" (internationally known as "Sanba") is expected to make landfall over Surigao del Sur on Tuesday morning, the state weather bureau said. Basyang maintained its strength as it moved closer to Northeastern Mindanao, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said Monday night. Storm Signal No. 2 remained raised over the Caraga Region, which is composed of the following provinces: Surigao del Sur Surigao del Norte Agusan del Norte Agusan del Sur Dinagat Islands Storm Signal No. 1 has been raised over the following areas: southern portion of Samar southern portion of Eastern Samar Biliran ...Keep on reading: ‘Basyang’ expected to make landfall in Surigao del Sur on Tuesday.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2018

STORM BASYANG | Tandag Bishop calls for probe of calamitous Caraga flooding

The Bishop of Tandag, Most Rev. Nereo P. Odchimar, DD, JCD, MBA on Sunday released a statement to news outlets calling for a multilateral investigation into the disastrous flooding in Caraga Region during the recent passage of Tropical Storm Basyang. The storm that hit Surigao del Sur on February 13 brought “untold suffering among the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2018

‘Basyang’-Affected Families Now at 37k

The number of families affected by Tropical Depression Basyang has now climbed to 37,138 or 152,025 persons residing in 387 barangays in 15 provinces in western, central and eastern Visayas, and Caraga, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said in its Thursday update. Ricardo Jalad, NDRRMC executive director, said 10,307 families or […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2018

Mud, debris fill Surigao del Sur streets after Basyang onslaught

MANILA, Philippines -- Residents of Surigao del Sur are calling for immediate help after Tropical Storm Basyang (Sanba) hit the province on Tuesday, February 13.  Four people were killed  as the tropical storm unleashed heavy rain and triggered deadly landslides, authorities confirmed. Social media users posted pictures showing the damage caused by Tropical ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2018

Tropical Storm BASYANG Update

SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #11 FOR: Tropical Storm #BasyangPH Tropical Cyclone: WARNING ISSUED AT:05:00 AM, 13 February 2018 #BasyangPh CONTINUES ITS THREAT OVER CARAGA REGION. Scattered to widespread moderate to heavy rains will prevail in the next 24 hours over Visayas, Caraga, Northern Mindanao, Zamboanga Peninsula and the provinces of Davao del Norte, Davao Oriental, Compostela Valley, and […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2018

4 dead as Basyang triggers landslide in Surigao del Sur

MANILA, Philippines – Four people were killed in Surigao del Sur early Tuesday, February 13, as a tropical storm unleashed heavy rain and triggered deadly landslides, police said. Tropical Storm Basyang (Sanba) slammed the east coast of the main southern island of Mindanao Tuesday with gusts of 75 kilometers (47 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2018

Tropical Depression Basyang now over Bohol Sea

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Depression Basyang (Sanba) is now over the Bohol Sea after crossing the area of the Surigao provinces and Agusan del Norte. Basyang had been downgraded from a tropical ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2018

‘Basyang’ maintains strength as it nears landfall

  Tropical Storm "Basyang" maintained its strength ahead of its expected landfall between Surigao and Dinagat provinces, the state weather bureau said Tuesday morning.   Bohol, Southern Cebu, Siquijor, Negros Oriental, southern Negros Occidental, Southern Leyte,Dinagat Island, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Camiguin, Misamis Oriental, and northern section of Bukidnon were placed under Signal No. 2, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.   Signal No. 1 remained hoisted overPalawan, including the Calamian Group of Islands, the southern section of Masbate,Aklan, ...Keep on reading: ‘Basyang’ maintains strength as it nears landfall.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2018

‘Basyang update’: 18 of Mindanao’s 27 provinces under storm signals 1 and 2

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 February) — Storm signals 1 and 2 have been raised over 18 of Mindanao’s 27 provinces as tropical storm ‘Basyang’ approaches Eastern Mindanao, where it is expected to make landfall in Caraga region Tuesday morning, the 11 p.m. advisory of the state weather bureau said. Fifteen Visayas provinces have also […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2018

‘Basyang’ slows down; 14 Mindanao provinces under storm Signal 1

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 12 February) — Tropical Storm Basyang (Sanba) maintained its strength even as it slowed down while moving closer towards eastern Mindanao, the Philippine Astronomical, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Adminstration (PAGASA) said in its 11 a.m. bulletin on Monday. PAGASA said Basyang was spotted 620 kilometers east southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2018

‘Basyang’ update: 12 Mindanao provinces under storm Signal 1

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 February) — Twelve of 27 Mindanao provinces have been placed under storm Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal 1 as of 5 a.m. Monday as Tropical Storm ‘Basyang’ slightly slowed down while moving west northwest. ‘Basyang’ (international name: Sanba) is expected to make landfall in Caraga region Tuesday morning, according to Severe […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2018

30,000 jobs at stake with closure of mine firms — Chamber of Mines Caraga

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews/07 February) &'8212; Some 30,000 direct jobs will be lost once the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) enforces the closure of 14 mining firms in the provinces of Dinagat, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur, a mining executive said. &'8220;These are the direct jobs in the mining industry and if [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2017

State of calamity declared in six Agusan towns

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 22 Jan) &'8212; Six towns in the two Agusan provinces have been placed under a state of calamity due to massive flooding. The Office of Civil Defense in Caraga, in a report posted on its Facebook page on Sunday afternoon said the towns under a state of calamity are La Paz, [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2017

Close to 30,000 displaced by floods in Caraga

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews/20 January) – Close to 30,000 individuals in three provinces in the Caraga Region have evacuated because of floods triggered by heavy rains, the Office of Civil Defense said. In a statement issued at 2 p.m. Friday, OCD said a total of total of 5,795 families or 29,948 individuals from Agusan del Norte, [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 20th, 2017

Floods displace 8,000 in Caraga

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 19 Jan) – Nearly 2,000 families in three provinces in the Caraga Region have evacuated because of the heavy rains that triggered floods, according to the Office of Civil Defense. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), meanwhile, downgraded at 7:25 p.m. the flood warning for provinces in the [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 19th, 2017

Drug suspect slain, 11 others arrested

MANILA, Philippines — A drug user was killed while 11 others were arrested in Luzon and the Caraga region in Mindanao on Thursday and Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2018

Only Palawan under ‘Basyang’ storm signal

    Storm signals were lifted in most areas as Tropical Depression "Basyang" headed towards southern Palawan.   Only Palawan, including the Calamian and Cuyo groups of islands, remained under Signal No. 1, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said.   Moderate to heavy rain is expected over Palawan and Western Visayas in the next 24 hours.   Light to moderate with at times heavy rain is expected over the rest of the Visayas, the Bicol region, Zamboanga Peninsula, Northern Mindanao, and Caraga.   Basyang, which was last spotted 255 kilometers south of Cuyo, Palawan, is expected to ma...Keep on reading: Only Palawan under ‘Basyang’ storm signal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2018

4 dead as tropical storm hits Mindanao

Four persons were killed in Mindanao early Tuesday as a tropical storm unleashed heavy rains and triggered deadly landslides, police said. Tropical Storm Basyang (Sanba) slammed the east coast of the main southern island of Mindanao Tuesday with gusts of 75 kilometers an hour. The heavy rain triggered landslides that….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2018

‘Basyang’ weakens into tropical depression upon landfall in Cortes, Surigao Sur

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 February) — Tropical storm ‘Basyang’ (Sanba) has weakened into a tropical depression upon landfall in Cortes, Surigao del Sur, the state weather bureau said in its latest advisory. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) in its Severe Weather Bulletin No. 13 issued at 11 a.m. Tuesday, said […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2018