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Typhoon Ompong slams into Luzon at full strength

Typhoon "Ompong" (international name: Mangkhut) slammed into the Philippines largest island of Luzon with its 205 kph winds early Saturday morning......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarSep 14th, 2018

UAAP suspends Sunday playdate due to Typhoon Ompong

The UAAP has announced the suspension of games on Sunday, September 16 due to continued rains caused by Typhoon Ompong.   University of the East was set to meet host school National University at 1:00 p.m. at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan, while UST was supposed to clash against UP in the 4:00 p.m. game. The games will be rescheduled on a later date. Here's the full statement of UAAP president Nilo Ocampo:  A message from UAAP Pres Nilo Ocampo: As Typhoon Ompong ravages Northern Luzon, and affecting Metro Manila as well with heavy rains, tomorrow's games (September 16, 2018) will likewise be reset to another date. Thank you and stay safe. #UAAPSeason81 — ABS-CBN Sports (@abscbnsports) September 15, 2018.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 15th, 2018

Enrile, Cagayan local execs tour, meet in Malacañang on eve of ‘Ompong’ landfall

  Some mayors, vice mayors, and other officials of Cagayan province went to Malacaang on Friday, as northern Luzon braces for the onslaught of typhoon "Ompong (international name: Mangkhut) --- the strongest weather disturbance to hit the country this year. Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea said at least 14 to 16 mayors, vice mayors, and board members from Cagayan met with him in Malacaang for a tour of the Palace, among others.   The Cagayan local executives were accompanied by former senator Juan Ponce Enrile,   As of late afternoon Friday, Cagayan and Isabela were placed under Signal No. 4 as Ompong started to unleash its strength prior its projected la...Keep on reading: Enrile, Cagayan local execs tour, meet in Malacañang on eve of ‘Ompong’ landfall.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

Signal No. 3 in Isabela as Ompong maintains strength

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – Signal No. 3 is now raised in Isabela due to Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut), which maintained its strength before dawn on Friday, September 14, while still threatening Northern Luzon. In ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

Signal No. 1 in nearly entire Luzon due to Typhoon Ompong

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – Practically the entire Luzon was placed under Signal No. 1 on Thursday afternoon, September 13, as Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) maintained its strength while threatening Northern Luzon. In ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

Ompong sustains 205-kph winds as it heads to northern Luzon

Typhoon 'Ompong' (international name Mangkhut) has maintained its strength as it aimed for northern Luzon, the state weather bureau said Wednesday evening.........»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

‘Ompong’ sustains 205-kph winds as it heads to northern Luzon

  Typhoon “Ompong” (international name Mangkhut) has maintained its strength as it aimed for northern Luzon, the state weather bureau said Wednesday evening.   Signal No. 1 was raised over Camarines Sur and Catanduanes, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Administration said.   Stormy weather is expected in the next 36 hours in these areas.  … link: ‘Ompong’ sustains 205-kph winds as it heads to northern Luzon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

‘Yolanda-level’ preparations under way as typhoon nears

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) is undertaking "Yolanda-level" preparations as Typhoon "Mangkhut" moved toward the northern part of the country. In Batanes province, village officials have been instructed to distribute ropes to households to be used to tie down roofs in preparation for strong winds. Each household is to get 10 meters of plastic rope. Mangkhut, to be named "Ompong" when it enters the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) on Wednesday afternoon, may not be as intense as Supertyphoon "Yolanda" (international name: Haiyan) but it continues to gather strength. Several provinces in northern Luzon, including Cagayan, Isabela, Apay...Keep on reading: ‘Yolanda-level’ preparations under way as typhoon nears.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

‘Mangkhut’ intensifies as it nears PAR

  Typhoon "Mangkhut" (local name "Ompong") further intensified as it moved closer to the Philippines on Wednesday.   The typhoon was packing maximum sustained winds of 200 kilometers per hour and gusts of up to 245 kph, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.   It was last spotted 1,390 kilometers east of Northern Luzon, moving westward with a speed of 20 kph.   Mangkhut was already classified as a super typhoon at Joint Typhoon Warning Center on Tuesday night.   Pagasa measures the average wind strength every 10 minutes, while the JTWC measures average winds per minute. &nb...Keep on reading: ‘Mangkhut’ intensifies as it nears PAR.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

Benguet schools need relocation, rehabilitation

Officials of the Department of Education-Benguet said that two public schools in Itogon town need urgent relocation while 36 others need immediate rehabilitation work after Typhoon Ompong ravaged Luzon in September......»»

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Thousands evacuated, stranded as ‘Rosita’ slams Northern Luzon

THOUSANDS of individuals were preemptively evacuated from several provinces in Northern Luzon as typhoon “Rosita” (Yutu) made its landfall in Isabela on Tuesday, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management...READ MORE The post Thousands evacuated, stranded as ‘Rosita’ slams Northern Luzon appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 30th, 2018

Palace urges public to be vigilant as ‘Rosita’ slams Luzon

MALACANANG called on the public on Tuesday to be vigilant as typhoon “Rosita” (international name: Yutu) hammered Luzon. In a statement, Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo assured the public that President...READ MORE The post Palace urges public to be vigilant as ‘Rosita’ slams Luzon appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 30th, 2018

Several areas in Luzon under warning signals as ‘Rosita’ nears landfall

Typhoon "Rosita," internationally known as "Yutu," maintained it strength late Monday night hours before its expected landfall somewhere in southern Isabela province and northern Aurora province between 5:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday. As of 10:00 p.m. on Monday, the eye of the typhoon was located 190 km east-northeast of Casiguran, Aurora, according to the bulletin issued at 11:00 p.m. on Monday by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). It was moving west at 20 kph, with maximum sustained winds of 150 kph near the center and a gustiness of up to 185 kph. The typhoon is expected to go through Aurora, Isabela,...Keep on reading: Several areas in Luzon under warning signals as ‘Rosita’ nears landfall.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 29th, 2018

‘Rosita’ continues track toward eastern Luzon

Typhoon “Rosita” maintained its strength as it continued to move west toward Luzon, the weather bureau said Sunday. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), Rosita was spotted at 960 kilometers east of Aparri, Cagayan, as of 4 a.m. It is moving west at 20 kilometers per hour (kph). Rosita had maximum sustained… link: ‘Rosita’ continues track toward eastern Luzon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 28th, 2018

‘Rosita’ continues track toward eastern Luzon

Typhoon "Rosita" maintained its strength as it continued to move west toward Luzon, the weather bureau said Sunday. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), Rosita was spotted at 960 kilometers east of Aparri, Cagayan, as of 4 a.m. It is moving west at 20 kilometers per hour (kph). Rosita had maximum sustained winds of 200 kph and gustiness up to 245 kph. Pagasa repeated its warning that it might raise a typhoon signal over the eastern section of northern and central Luzon by Sunday evening. The weather bureau said Rosita would not yet directly affect the country before evening but bring cloudy skies and light rain over th...Keep on reading: ‘Rosita’ continues track toward eastern Luzon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 28th, 2018

Typhoon Rosita warning signals may be up starting October 28

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – Typhoon Rosita (Yutu) slightly slowed down while maintaining its strength on Saturday evening, October 27, as it continued moving toward Luzon. In a bulletin issued 11 pm on ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 28th, 2018

Typhoon Rosita maintains strength on its way to Luzon

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – Typhoon Rosita (Yutu) maintained its strength before dawn on Sunday, October 28, as it continued heading for Luzon. In a Facebook Live video past 5 am on Sunday, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 28th, 2018

Typhoon Rosita slightly speeds up en route to Luzon

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – Typhoon Rosita (Yutu) slightly accelerated on Saturday afternoon, October 27, while maintaining its strength. In a press briefing past 5 pm on Saturday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 27th, 2018

Powerful typhoon barrels toward Luzon

Typhoon “Yutu” maintained its strength as it neared the Philippine Area of Responsibility. It is expected to enter the country on Saturday, the weather bureau said. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical...READ MORE The post Powerful typhoon barrels toward Luzon appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 26th, 2018

Ompong washes out Quirino ricefields

On September 15 typhoon Ompong battered Northern Luzon with heavy rains and strong winds, the Abra River swelled up through Quirino, Ilocos Sur carrying rocks and soil from the mountains. The ricefields along the way disappeared into the raging waters, destroying crops, irrigation systems and road pavement among others......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

More foreign funds flee Philippines in September 2018

The full-blown trade war between the US and China, the weak peso, rising inflation and the damage from Typhoon Ompong prompted foreigners to pull their investments out of the Philippines last month, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018