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GSIS earmarks P2 billion loans for recent typhoon victims

State-run Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) has earmarked more than P2 billion for emergency loans to active members and old-age pensioners who are victims of tropical storms Henry, Inday and Josie as well as Typhoon Vinta......»»

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LPA exits PH but 2 other storms to trigger monsoon rains—Pagasa

THE low pressure area (LPA) off Batanes exited Philippine territory but two other nearby tropical storms would continue to trigger monsoon rains, the state-run weather bureau said on Wednesday. “Although it has chances of intensifying into a storm, the center of the LPA has already exited the borderline of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR),” weather [...] The post LPA exits PH but 2 other storms to trigger monsoon rains—Pagasa appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsAug 15th, 2018Related News

Another brewing storm gathers strength off Visayas

A new low pressure area or brewing storm is building strength off Visayas' eastern coast, the state weather bureau said Wednesday, days after a bout of monsoon rains inundated parts of the country.  Source link link: Another brewing storm gathers strength off Visayas.....»»

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EDITORIAL - After the deluge

As of yesterday, seven more deaths from the massive flooding had been confirmed, with three individuals still missing. Tropical storm Karding has left the country and meteorologists said the weather is expected to clear up by tomorrow......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 14th, 2018Related News

Highway bridge collapse in Italy kills at least 20

A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed yesterday in the Italian port city of Genoa during a sudden, violent storm, sending vehicles plunging 45 meters (nearly 150 feet) into a heap of rubble. Italian officials said at least 20 people were killed, although some people were found alive in the debris......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 14th, 2018Related News

August 14, 2018 Visayas Weather Forecast

REGIONAL WEATHER FORECAST Forecast Areas: Visayas, Palawan, Occidental Mindoro Issued at: 6:00 AM, 14 August 2018 Valid Beginning: 6:00 AM today until 6:00 AM tomorrow SYNOPSIS: At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) estimated at 760 km East Northeast of Basco, Batanes (22.7°N, 128.9°E). Southwest Monsoon is affecting Luzon. Meanwhile, the Severe Tropical […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsAug 14th, 2018Related News

LPA enhances monsoon; Leepi stays outside, heads for Japan

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – The low pressure area (LPA) inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) is still enhancing the southwest monsoon or hanging habagat, but Severe Tropical Storm Leepi will remain ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 14th, 2018Related News

LPA, 2 tropical storms enhancing monsoon rains over Luzon—Pagasa

A low pressure area (LPA) and two tropical storms will continue to enhance monsoon rains over Luzon on Tuesday, the state-run weather bureau said. According to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), the LPA is 760 kilometers (km) east-northeast of Basco, Batanes as of 6 a.m. and is unlikely to develop into a tropical depression. [...] The post LPA, 2 tropical storms enhancing monsoon rains over Luzon—Pagasa appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsAug 14th, 2018Related News

EDITORIAL - Cataclysmic flooding

The inundation, according to residents, was reminiscent of the cataclysmic flooding spawned by tropical storm Ondoy in September 2009......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 13th, 2018Related News

LPA unlikely to strengthen, but more monsoon rain seen

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – The low pressure area (LPA) inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) is unlikely to become a tropical depression, but the southwest monsoon or hanging habagat will continue to bring ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 13th, 2018Related News

Calamity a test of resiliency, not a showpiece for adversity

It will take a little time to measure the full extent of the damage that typhoon Karding and the southwest monsoon have inflicted on the country and thousands of our people. Stunned by the scale and severity of the calamity, some have taken to comparing Karding to Ondoy, the tropical storm flood-dumper of 2009, which [...] The post Calamity a test of resiliency, not a showpiece for adversity appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsAug 13th, 2018Related News

Philippine bride defies storm to get married

Manila: A beaming bride defiantly marching up a flooded church aisle in the Philippines has won hearts as the country suffers a fresh bout of monsoonal rains. Jobel Delos Angeles, 24, married the f.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsAug 13th, 2018Related News

2 killed, 1 missing in massive MM floods

THE National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported that two persons were killed and one missing was due to massive floodings triggered by Southwest monsoon enhanced by tropical storm Karding which had already left the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). The persons who both drowned were identified as….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsAug 13th, 2018Related News

Philippines bride wades down flooded church aisle to reach groom after monsoon

By Chelsea Ritschel/independent.co.uk – A bride refused to let the weather ruin her wedding plans as she gracefully made her way down a flooded church aisle to join her groom-to-be. As monsoon season continues to batter the Philippines, Jobel Delos Angeles, 24, took the heavy rains from Tropical Storm Yagi Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsAug 13th, 2018Related News

Antipolo flood didn’t stop these men from posing in their swimsuits

Parts of Antipolo may be flooded due to the tropical storm but these three men still had time to do a photo shoot. They even wore swimwear as they waded through floodwater. The album was posted by John Warren Mabunga on Facebook. He captioned the album with "We just wanna have fun!!! #FLOODSISTER." It looks like they did considering how game they were to pose in knee-high floods. And climbed a gate for that fashion editorial setup. Plus, play Good Samaritan as they pushed a car. Despite the funny shoot, John Warren also placed a disclaimer that they were also saddened by the flooding in their subdivision and told everyone to take care. We hope they got checked...Keep on reading: Antipolo flood didn’t stop these men from posing in their swimsuits.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 13th, 2018Related News

Marikina down to first alarm as river level recedes to below 16-meter mark

The Marikina City government has downgraded its alert status to first alarm as Marikina River's water level continues to decrease.   As of 11 a.m. Monday, the Marikina Public Information Office said the river's spilling level was already at 15.7 meters.   On Saturdayevening, Marikina River's spilling level reached 20.6 meters amid non-stop downpour due to storm-enhanced southwest monsoon affecting many parts of Luzon.   READ: Marikina remains on third alarm as river level reaches 20.6 meters   Marikina City was under third alarm over the weekend, and residents were compelled to leave their homes for temporary shelters in evacuation centers. /kg...Keep on reading: Marikina down to first alarm as river level recedes to below 16-meter mark.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 13th, 2018Related News

For wetter or worse: Philippine bride defies storm

MANILA: A beaming bride defiantly marching up a flooded church aisle in the Philippines has won hearts as the country suffers a fresh bout of monsoonal rains.Jobel Delos Angeles, 24, married the fa.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsAug 13th, 2018Related News

Rain to continue in Luzon amid storm-enhanced southwest monsoon

    Rain will persist in Metro Manila and parts of Luzonon Mondaydue to storm-enhanced southwest monsoon.   Even as two tropical storms were spotted outside the Philippine area of responsibility, both still boost the southwest monsoon in Luzon, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) noted.   Tropical Storm Yagi (formerly Karding)… link: Rain to continue in Luzon amid storm-enhanced southwest monsoon.....»»

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New storm may spare PH, but monsoon rains to persist

A storm off Luzon's northern tip is unlikely to enter the Philippines, but the habagat or southwest monsoon will continue dumping rains over large swaths of the country on Monday, the state weather bureau said. Source link link: New storm may spare PH, but monsoon rains to persist.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Aug 13th, 2018Related News

Rains, floods and the traffic mess

Déjà vu! The southwest monsoon enhanced by Tropical Storm Karding has triggered memories of Typhoon Ondoy as floods and rising waters hit many barangays in Metro Manila. More than 500 households were evacuated to safer grounds......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 12th, 2018Related News