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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 […].....»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopFeb 17th, 2018Related News

Gov’t must plan to make jobs available to returning OFWs, says NGO

Amid changes in the labor industry in Middle Eastern countries and the total deployment ban on workers heading to Kuwait, a nongovernment organization that assists distressed overseas Filipino workers said the government must come up with a "clear reintegration roadmap" to provide jobs for returning OFWs. The Blas F. Ople Policy Center said on Saturday that the government, particularly the Department of Labor and Employment and the Department of Trade and Industry, must provide diversified employment opportunities. "There is a looming storm. Dark clouds are hovering in the overseas employment horizon," Susan Ople, head of policy center, said in a forum in Quezon City. "The e...Keep on reading: Gov’t must plan to make jobs available to returning OFWs, says NGO.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 17th, 2018Related News

Low pressure area triggers floods in Palawan

PALAWAN, Philippines – The low pressure area (LPA) which was formerly Tropical Depression Basyang (Sanba) caused flooding in Palawan on Thursday, February 15, forcing 35 families or 144 individuals to flee their homes. The Narra Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MDRRMO) in southern Palawan began evacuating the residents ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 15th, 2018Related News

‘Basyang’-Affected Families Now at 37k

The number of families affected by Tropical Depression Basyang has now climbed to 37,138 or 152,025 persons residing in 387 barangays in 15 provinces in western, central and eastern Visayas, and Caraga, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said in its Thursday update. Ricardo Jalad, NDRRMC executive director, said 10,307 families or […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsFeb 15th, 2018Related News

Philippines storm death roll rises to 9

Manila - The death toll from a tropical storm that struck the Philippines has risen to nine, officials said on Wednesday, as some of the thousands of displaced residents returned home with floods rece.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsFeb 15th, 2018Related News

Philippines storm death roll rises to 9

Manila - The death toll from a tropical storm that struck the Philippines has risen to nine, officials said on Wednesday, as some of the thousands of displaced residents returned home with floods rece.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsFeb 15th, 2018Related News

Rains trigger lahar flow from Mayon

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines — Lahar from Mayon Volcano flowed in the Anoling river channel in Daraga, Albay due to rains spawned by Tropical Storm Basyang, an.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 15th, 2018Related News

VISAYAS WEATHER FORECAST: Feb. 15, 2018

SYNOPSIS: At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (formerly Tropical Depression “BASYANG”) was estimated based fom all available data at 240 km South Southeast of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan (7.8N, 119.6E). Tail-end of a cold front affecting the eastern section of Southern Luzon. Northeast Monsoon affecting Extreme Northern Luzon. FORECAST: Palawan will have cloudy skies […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsFeb 15th, 2018Related News

Duterte home where his heart is

ON Valentine’s Day President Rodrigo Duterte flew back to Davao City to be with his long-time partner Cielito ‘Honeylet’ Avaceña and daughter Veronica or ‘Kitty.’ “Siyempre, it’s Valentine’s (of course, it’s Valentine’s),” the President told reporters. He said no storm can prevent him from going home for the special occasion.….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2018Related News

Tropical Depression Basyang weakens into low pressure area

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Depression Basyang (Sanba) weakened into a low pressure area (LPA) on Wednesday afternoon, February 14. In a bulletin issued past 5 pm on Wednesday, PAGASA said the LPA ........»»

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

Mud, debris fill Surigao del Sur streets after Basyang onslaught

MANILA, Philippines -- Residents of Surigao del Sur are calling for immediate help after Tropical Storm Basyang (Sanba) hit the province on Tuesday, February 13.  Four people were killed  as the tropical storm unleashed heavy rain and triggered deadly landslides, authorities confirmed. Social media users posted pictures showing the damage caused by Tropical ........»»

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

& apos;Basyang& apos; weakens into low pressure area – Pagasa - Inquirer.net

'Basyang' weakens into low pressure area – Pagasa - Inquirer.net.....»»

Source: Googlenews GooglenewsCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2018Related News

14 dead from Basyang

14 dead from Basyang.....»»

Source: Cnnphilippines CnnphilippinesCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2018Related News

Palawan towns alerted for heavy rains, landslide due to & apos;Basyang& apos; - Inquirer.net

Palawan towns alerted for heavy rains, landslide due to 'Basyang' - Inquirer.net.....»»

Source: Googlenews GooglenewsCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2018Related News

Nearly 300 passengers stranded by ‘Basyang’

A TOTAL of 288 passengers were stranded in Iloilo ports following the suspension of fast craft trips from Iloilo to Bacolod and vice versa due to tropical depression ‘Basyang.’ The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) suspended the trips after Western Visayas was placed under Signal No. 1 evening of Feb 12, 2018. PCG-Iloilo Commander Lieutenant Rodolfo […] The post Nearly 300 passengers stranded by ‘Basyang’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2018Related News

‘BLAME BASYANG’: Paraw, Chinese New Year activities postponed

ILOILO-GUIMARAS Paraw Regatta Festival and Chinese New Year activities were suspended due to Tropical Storm “Basyang”. The Iloilo Paraw Regatta Foundation, Inc. announced that the Slalom Competition set Feb. 14, 2018 was moved to Feb. 15, 2018 due to bad weather. Slalom is a short course race that tests the seamanship of the crew in […] The post ‘BLAME BASYANG’: Paraw, Chinese New Year activities postponed appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2018Related News

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......»»

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

VISAYAS WEATHER FORECAST: 14 February 2018

(Forecast Areas: Visayas, Palawan, Occidental Mindoro) Issued at: 6:00 AM, 14 February 2018 Valid Beginning: 6:00 AM today until 6:00 AM tomorrow SYNOPSIS: At 3:00 AM today, Tropical Depression “BASYANG” was estimated based fom all available data at 175 kmWest Southwest of Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental(8.9N,121.8E) with maximum sustained winds of 45 km/h near the center […].....»»

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

TD Basyang moves towards S.Palawan

TD Basyang moves towards S.Palawan.....»»

Source: Pep PepCategory: GossipFeb 14th, 2018Related News

‘Basyang’ to make third landfall in Palawan Wednesday night—Pagasa

AFTER hitting land twice on Tuesday, Tropical Depression “Basyang” (Sanba) is expected to make a third landfall over Southern Palawan this Wednesday night, according to the state-run weather bureau. “Posibleng magkaroon ng ikatlong landfall itong bagyo mamayang gabi sa may Southern Palawan,” weather specialist Obet Badrina of the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration [...] The post ‘Basyang’ to make third landfall in Palawan Wednesday night—Pagasa appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes ManilatimesCategory: Feb 14th, 2018Related News