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Tropical Storm Basyan to hit Mindanao Tuesday

Signal number 2 has been raised in more areas in Mindanao as Tropical Storm Basyang maintains its strength and speed......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarFeb 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

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

‘Basyang’ makes landfall in Surigao del Sur

BUTUAN CITY -- Tropical storm Basyang (international name: Sanba) made landfall in the town of Cortes in Surigao del Sur at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.   Initial reports indicated that rains dumped by the typhoon triggered a landslide in the province, trapping five families, officials said.   Basyang had also prompted suspension of classes across Mindanao areas, which was ravaged by storm "Vinta" in December 2017, over fears of landslides and floods.   As of 8 a.m. the state weather bureau said Basyang was moving northwest at 25 kilometers per hour.   By 9:30...Keep on reading: ‘Basyang’ makes landfall in Surigao del Sur.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2018

Classes suspended in parts of NorMin as ‘Basyang’ nears

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 12 Feb) – Authorities in parts of Northern Mindanao have suspended classes in all levels and stockpiled food and water as tropical storm “Basyang” approached Mindanao’s eastern seaboard and is expected to make landfall in neighboring Caraga Region on Tuesday morning or afternoon. In Cagayan de Oro City, officials […].....»»

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

‘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

‘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

‘Agaton’ makes landfall over Dinagat-Siargao; over southern Negros Oriental as of 8 a.m.

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 02 January) — Tropical depression ‘Agaton’ made landfall over Dinagat-Siargao islands in Mindanao before 1 a.m. on Tuesday and was monitored over southern Negros Oriental in the Visayas as of 8 a.m. Storm signal 1 over Mindanao has been lifted as of 8 a.m. As ‘Agaton’ was approaching Monday, Signal 1 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2018

‘Agaton’ moves toward Palawan; storm signal lifted from 7 areas

Cyclone warning in some provinces in the Visayas and Mindanao were lifted as tropical depression "Agaton" moved west Tuesday morning, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said. Storm signals over Southern Leyte, Surigao del Norte, including Siargao Island, Agusan del Norte, Dinagat Island, Northern Misamis Oriental, Camiguin, and Zamboanga del Norte were removed by Pagasa. Nonetheless, nine areas were under signal no. 1 after the cyclone warning was hoisted over Southern Antique and Southern Iloilo. Still under cyclone warning are Palawan, including Cuyo Island; Bohol, Cebu, Siquijor, Guimaras, Negros Oriental, and Negros ...Keep on reading: ‘Agaton’ moves toward Palawan; storm signal lifted from 7 areas.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2018

Tagle appeals to faithful for assistance to storm survivors

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle called on the faithful to extend assistance to the survivors of Tropical Storms "Urduja" and "Vinta" in the Visayas and Mindanao that left more than 200 dead and scores missing. The international community has also offered assistance to the Philippines. Japan has joined the United Nations and the European Union in expressing willingness to help the survivors. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday said his country was ready to send emergency relief goods "to the maximum extent possible" for the tens of thousands affected by Vinta. On Church-run Radio Veritas, Tagle appealed to the public's generosity, especially during the Christmas se...Keep on reading: Tagle appeals to faithful for assistance to storm survivors.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 27th, 2017

LPA east of Mindanao being monitored as storm Urduja exits

A LOW pressure area (LPA) located 1,710 kilometers east of Mindanao as of Tuesday morning could possibly enter the Philippine area today, Dec. 20, according to weather bureau PAGASA. This LPA was earlier forecasted to likely develop into a storm, but has since weakened. Meanwhile, tropical storm Urduja (international name: Kai-Tak) exited the country yesterday, […] The post LPA east of Mindanao being monitored as storm Urduja exits appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 19th, 2017

‘Paolo’ strengthens into a severe tropical storm

  Tropical cyclone Paolo (international name Lan) has intensified into a severe tropical storm, as it continues to move across the Philippine Sea, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said on Tuesday noon.   In its 11 a.m. severe weather bulletin, the weather bureau even predicted Paolo to strengthen into a typhoon in the next 24 to 36 hours but no tropical cyclone warning signal has been raised so far for any of the affected areas.   "The outer rainbands of Paolo may bring scattered light to moderate with possible occasional heavy rains over Bicol region, Visayas and Mindanao," Pagasa also said. &nb...Keep on reading: ‘Paolo’ strengthens into a severe tropical storm.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

Tropical Storm Gordon makes landfall on US Gulf Coast, one death reported

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – Tropical Storm Gordon made landfall Tuesday night, September ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

Schools closing in Florida as tropical storm Gordon approaches

MIAMI BEACH, Florida --- A number of schools near Pensacola in northwest Florida have called off classes as tropical storm Gordon spins through the Gulf of Mexico. Officials along Pensacola Beach say the waves are picking up Tuesday morning and lifeguards are warning beachgoers of the danger. Pensacola Water Safety Capt. Jake Wilson tells WEAR-TV the strong east wind is bringing a lateral current "where it's just going to push you down the beach." Wilson says beachgoers shouldn't get into the Gulf of Mexico when red flags are flying along the beaches. A hurricane warning is in effect for the mouth of the Pearl River in Mississippi to the Alabama-Florida border. The Nation...Keep on reading: Schools closing in Florida as tropical storm Gordon approaches.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

State of emergency declared in Mississippi

MIAMI BEACH, Florida --- Mississippi's governor has declared a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Gordon approaches the Gulf Coast. Gov. Phil Bryant said Monday night that the declaration will make state resources and personnel available to areas affected by the storm. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency warned in a Tuesday update that tornadoes will be possible Tuesday afternoon through the evening. The agency says flash flooding, high winds and storm surge also threatened the southern part of the state. A hurricane warning is in effect for the mouth of the Pearl River in Mississippi to the Alabama-Florida border. The National Hurricane Center is predicting a "lif...Keep on reading: State of emergency declared in Mississippi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

Typhoon Jebi makes landfall in Japan, strongest in 25 years

Typhoon Jebi made landfall in western Japan on Tuesday, the strongest tropical cyclone to come ashore in 25 years, and has picked up speed as it bears down on one of the nation’s most densely populated areas. The storm has paralyzed Japan’s second-largest population center, with flights and trains canceled across the Kansai region, companies […] The post Typhoon Jebi makes landfall in Japan, strongest in 25 years appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

Typhoon ‘Josie’ displaces 40,000 families in Bataan

ORANI, Bataan: The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) here reported on Tuesday that heavy rainfall triggered by tropical storm ’’Josie’’ and the southwest monsoon has displaced 39,738 families consisting of 173,376 persons. Meanwhile, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has ordered a freeze on prices of basic goods and prime commodities in… link: Typhoon ‘Josie’ displaces 40,000 families in Bataan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

Vietnam orders vessels back to port, braces for Son Tinh tropical storm

HANOI — Vietnam has ordered vessels back to port and prepared evacuation plans in flood-prone northern provinces as tropical storm “Son Tinh” was expected to make landfall later on Wednesday. Son Tinh, which soaked parts of the Philippines on Tuesday, had reached sustained wind speeds of up to 90 km (56 miles) per hour, the National Centre […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

‘Henry’ leaves Metro, provinces flooded

Thousands of commuters on Tuesday found themselves deep in water as Metro Manila, other parts of Luzon and the Visayas were submerged in floods in the wake of Tropical Storm "Henry." But there might be no respite yet from the rains. Weathermen forecast a low pressure area to swirl into the Philippine area of responsibility via the northern tip of the country on Wednesday. Hours of monsoon rains triggered flooding and landslides in many parts of the archipelago throughout Tuesday, stranding thousands of commuters, causing traffic gridlocks and forcing the suspension of classes and government work. Henry (international name: Son-Tinh) exited the Philippines early Tuesday, but ...Keep on reading: ‘Henry’ leaves Metro, provinces flooded.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 18th, 2018

MMDA lifts number coding traffic scheme

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) lifted the number coding traffic scheme today, Tuesday, because of heavy rain induced by tropical storm “Henry.” In a post on Twitter, MMDA ordered the suspension at 12:48 p.m., except in Pasig, Las Pinas, and Makati. The MMDA enforced the number coding to ease the traffic situation in the metropolis. Under [...] The post MMDA lifts number coding traffic scheme appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018