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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: interaksyon interaksyonFeb 17th, 2018

Surigao del Sur gov blasts bishop over Agusan del Sur floods, slides

SAN FRANCISCO, Agusan del Sur --- While admitting he is into the business of hauling ore from mines in his province, the governor of Surigao del Sur on Friday blasted a ranking Catholic Church official for linking the deadly landslides at the height of Tropical Storm "Basyang" (international name: Sanba) to logging and mining.   Gov. Vicente Pimentel Jr. said Tandag Bishop Nereo Odchimar "chose to amplify and speculate on baseless and unfounded accusations, instead of helping and comforting the victims" of Basyang.   In a pastoral letter he issued on Feb. 17, Odchimar blamed the recent landslides in the province on the disastrous effects of mining. The pastoral lett...Keep on reading: Surigao del Sur gov blasts bishop over Agusan del Sur floods, slides.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2018

Domeng, monsoon rains cause floods, destroy houses

Flooding and damage to property were recorded in the regions of Calabarzon, Mimaropa, and Caraga as Tropical Storm Domeng intensified and continued to enhance the southwest monsoon (habagat). Source link link: Domeng, monsoon rains cause floods, destroy houses.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 9th, 2018

Damaged by ‘Basyang’

A bridge in Jabonga, Agusan del Norte that collapsed when Tropical Storm Basyang hit Caraga Region on Feb 13. Photo taken on Feb. 26, 2018. MindaNews photo by ROEL N. CATOTO.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 26th, 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

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 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

Monitoring ‘Basyang’

Disaster Risk Reduction Management technicians monitor the movement of tropical storm Basyang at the Emergency Operations Center in Cagayan de Oro City on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. Basyang, the second storm to enter the country this year, is expected to make landfall in Caraga Region on Tuesday. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO Read story .....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated 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

NDRRMC: Brace for flooding, landslides brought by Tropical Storm Basyang

MANILA, Philippines – The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) warned residents living along the forecasted track of Tropical Storm Basyang (Sanba) to prepare for possible flooding and landslides.  "Again, we warn our countrymen to monitor their surroundings because plain areas may just be experiencing light rains, heavier ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 12th, 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

Davao Braces for Flooding Due to Ts ‘Basyang’

The Davao City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (DRRMO) and Disaster Monitoring Office are on alert as heavy rainfall in Northern Mindanao brought by Tropical Storm “Basyang” (international name Sanba). As of Sunday night, all emergency response units have been alerted and on standby. Likewise, all flood-prone barangays have also been alerted by the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated 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

WATCH | Storm Basyang crosses the line, heads toward Caraga; 11 areas under TCWS Signal '1

(UPDATE - 12 MIDNIGHT) The state weather bureau PAGASA disclosed that the weather disturbance internationally designated SANBA has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility, locally named Tropical Storm #BasyangPH......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2018

Power outage hits Surigao Sur, Butuan; hundreds evacuate ahead of ‘Vinta’ landfall

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 21 December) – A power outage hit Tandag City and eight other towns in Surigao del Sur hours before tropical storm “Vinta” would make landfall in the province on Thursday night. Jennifer Bracamonte Pena of the Philippine Information Agency in Caraga region said Tandag and the towns of Lianga, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 21st, 2017

Tropical storm Vinta, Ferry sinks in Quezon, Pimentel on Canada trash | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Tropical storm Vinta further intensifies as it threatens the CARAGA area.  A ferry with 251 people on board capsizes off the waters between Dinahican, Quezon and Polilio Island.  Senate President Koko Pimentel seeks a probe into Canada's garbage that was illegally dumped in the Philippines in 2013 and remains on Philippine ports.  ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 21st, 2017

Flood damage would double without coral reefs – study

PARIS, France – Loss of coral reefs around the world would double the damage from coastal flooding, and triple the destruction caused by storm surges, researchers said Tuesday, June 12. Coupled with projected sea level rise driven by global warming, reef decline could see flooding increase 4-fold by century's end, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018

Flood damage would double without coral reefs: study

Loss of coral reefs around the world would double the damage from coastal flooding, and triple the destruction caused by storm surges, researchers said Tuesday. Flood damage would double without coral reefs: study Loss of coral reefs around the world would double the damage from coastal flooding, and triple the destruction caused by storm surges,… link: Flood damage would double without coral reefs: study.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

New Tandag bishop ordained

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 8 June) – The diocese of Tandag in Surigao del Sur has a new bishop. Bishop Raul Bautista Dael was successfully ordained in a ceremony that took five hours at the St. Augustine Metropolitan Cathedral here Thursday. Dael, who hails from Jasaan, Misamis Oriental, replaced the 77-year-old Bishop Nereo […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018

New Tandag Bishop

New Tandag Bishop.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJun 7th, 2018

‘Alberto’ strikes Gulf Coast with dangerous surf, heavy rain

  Subtropical storm "Alberto" lumbered ashore on Monday on the United States Gulf Coast, pelting white sand beaches with blustery winds and stinging rain that kept the usual Memorial Day crowds away.   Forecasters warned heavy rain, flash flooding, and dangerous surf posed the biggest threats as Alberto's ragged core made landfall near Laguna Beach in the Florida Panhandle. A few brief tornadoes also were possible in much of Florida and parts of Georgia, South Carolina, and Alabama.   The National Hurricane Center in Miami said at 5 p.m. EDT Monday that Alberto was centered about 24 kilometers (15 miles) west-northwest of Panama City, Florida. With maxim...Keep on reading: ‘Alberto’ strikes Gulf Coast with dangerous surf, heavy rain.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 29th, 2018