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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

‘Ompong’ leaves 114 dead

A week after devastating Northern Luzon, Typhoon Ompong left 114 dead in the region and other parts of the country, with dozens still missing. Lt. Gen. Emmanuel Salamat, commander of the military’s Northern Luzon Command, on Sunday said 48 bodies have been recovered by authorities in Barangay Ucab, Itogon, Benguet, where a bunkhouse collapsed last [...] The post ‘Ompong’ leaves 114 dead appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated News1 hr. 3 min. ago

Aboitiz Foundation gives aid to over 3,000 Ompong victims

Photo from Aboitiz Foundation The Aboitiz Foundation has offered relief worth P3.7 million to more than 3,000 families in Northern Luzon who were affected by typhoon 'Ompong' (internation.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News12 hr. 16 min. ago

Caritas supports ‘Ompong’ victims

Caritas Manila is not stopping its distribution of aid following the onslaught of typhoon Ompong in many parts of the country recently, especially in Northern Luzon. According to Rev. Fr. Anton CT Pascual, Executive Director of Caritas Manila, in addition to the relief operation of Caritas Damayan, an estimated P6 six million for rehabilitation including […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated News20 hr. 42 min. ago

Zambo peninsula ready to supply fish to Manila, areas devastated by Ompong

Western Mindanao is ready to supply different types of fish to Metro Manila and parts of Luzon devastated by typhoon Ompong, a fishery official said here......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

Ompong fund drive: P400,000

Operation Damayan, The Philippine STAR’s social arm, yesterday received additional donations from kindhearted readers seeking to reach out to families in typhoon-hit areas in Northern Luzon. Source link link: Ompong fund drive: P400,000.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

Ompong fund drive: P400,000

Operation Damayan, The Philippine STAR’s social arm, yesterday received additional donations from kindhearted readers seeking to reach out to families in typhoon-hit areas in Northern Luzon......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

Duterte urged to declare state of calamity in Typhoon Ompong-hit regions

MANILA, Philippines – The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) has submitted their proposal to President Rodrigo Duterte for the declaration of a state of calamity in all 4 regions of northern Luzon that were hammered  by  Typhoon Ompong (Mankhut) . National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Undersecretary Adoracion Navarro ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

Queen Elizabeth II condoles with Ompong victims in letter to Duterte

UK's Queen Elizabeth II reached out to President Rodrigo Duterte after the Philippines was battered by Typhoon Ompong (international name: Mangkhut). The official website of The Royal Family made the message public on Tuesday, three days after Ompong hit Northern Luzon. "I was deeply saddened to learn of the loss of life and thedevastation caused by Typhoon Mangkhut," the royal wrote to Duterte. "Prince Philip and I send oursincere condolences to all the victims, to those who have lost lovedones, and to those who have seen their homes and property destroyed." "My thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by thesetragedies," her letter ended. Based on a previous rep...Keep on reading: Queen Elizabeth II condoles with Ompong victims in letter to Duterte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

Ompong farm losses in Northern Luzon now P17 billion

In Photo: A rice field submerged in floodwater after the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong now serves as a fishing area for this resident of Calumpit, Bulacan, long a catch basin for waters cascading fro Source link link: Ompong farm losses in Northern Luzon now P17 billion.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

Ompong farm losses in Northern Luzon now P17 billion

In Photo: A rice field submerged in floodwater after the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong now serves as a fishing area for this resident of Calumpit, Bulacan, long a catch basin for waters cascading fro.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

La Union, Vigan under state of calamity

La Union has become the seventh province in Northern Luzon to be placed under a state of calamity due to Typhoon Ompong......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Ompong, Duterte on Mendoza, Bert and Ernie | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: The number of people killed during the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong, International name Mangkhut climbs to 81, Wednesday, September 19. President Rodrigo Duterte slams former COA commissioner Heidi Mendoza for defending the agency against his threat to push its auditor in Ilocos Norte down the stairs. Budget Secretary Benjamin ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018