Although the amount of fatalities is primarily attributed to Cebu being the most populated island, Cebu City Councilor David Tumalak calls on local authorities to be prepared. So far this year, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said at least 35 individuals have already died owing to dengue in Cebu. The province of Cebu also has the largest amount of dengue instances in the Visayas with 5,935, followed

Tropical Storm

Tropical Storm Falcon (Danas) landed in Gattaran, Cagayan at 12:30 on Wednesday, July 17, and is now heading towards the Babuyan Group of Islands. In a newsletter published on Wednesday 5 a.m., the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Falcon is already over the coastal waters of Aparri, Cagayan, en route to Babuyan’s direction. It mildly accelerated, now moving southwest at 35 kilometers per hour (km /

Tropical Depression

Tropical cyclone alert signal No. 1 was raised over southern Isabela, Cagayan and Batanes in anticipation of the impacts of Tropical Depression Falcon. Falcon may intensify into a tropical storm as it approaches extreme Northern Luzon on Wednesday afternoon or evening. Small vessel owners and crew are recommended against sailing on the eastern seaboard of Southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Mimaropa, Western Visayas, Albay, Masbate, Sorsogon and Northern Samar will

Tropical Depression

Tropical Depression Falcon, located 990 kilometers east of Virac, Catanduanes, is the Philippines’ 6th tropical cyclone for 2019. The Low Pressure Area (LPA) within the Philippine Responsibility Area (PAR) created into a tropical depression on July 15 at 2 am. Local name Falcon has been provided. In a bulletin issued 5 am on Monday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Tropical Depression Falcon is 990 kilometers

Angat dam

THE water level at Angat Dam has decreased due to the “monsoon break,” in accordance with the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and then Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). On Friday, the water level at Angat a little dropped to 161.69 meters, a 0.17-meter reduction from the previous day. Previously, Angat had raised above the 160-meter critical mark after consecutive seems to increase to a total of 3.9 meters from Sunday to Wednesday


MANILA, Philippines – About two to three tropical cyclones are expected to enter the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) this month, PAGASA, the state weather bureau stated early Monday. Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) weather forecaster Aldczar Aurelio stated these tropical cyclones may likely hit Southern Luzon and Northern Luzon or veer to the east. The following cyclones will be given the local names Falcon, Goring, Hanna,

Monsoon rainy

Manila weekend looks showery as the southwest monsoon or habagat continues to affect the Metro and parts of the country, state weather bureau PAGASA stated early Saturday. Weather specialist Meno Mendoza noted the low-pressure area (LPA) inside the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) will continue to enhance the prevailing southwest monsoon. The weather disturbance, which is likely to mature into a tropical depression in the next few days, was located

Angat Dam

Monsoon rains will dampen large bands of the country on Thursday as the Angat Dam, which supplies water to Metro Manila, slipped closer to its lowest ever level, the state weather bureau stated Thursday. According to PAGASA, the light to moderate monsoon rains may spawn floods and landslides in Metro Manila and the provinces of Zambales, Bataan, Tarlac, Pampanga, Bulacan, Cavite, Batangas, Mindoro and Palawan. Ilocos Region, Visayas, the rest

Angat dam

PAGASA is predicting at least 50mm of rainfall per day for the week, conferring to its prediction model. Nikos Peñaranda, PAGASA weather specialist, stated the rain will distress western sections of the Visayas and Southern and Central Luzon including Metro Manila, Panay, Negros, Mindoro, Zambales and Bataan. A low-pressure area was also marked 470 km east of Aparri, Cagayan Tuesday morning but is unlikely to affect any part of the


Maynilad Water Services Inc. yesterday advised of “rotational service interruptions throughout its concession area” once regulators reduced supply when water level at Angat Dam went down to the critical low of 160 meters above sea level (masl). As told by the monitoring of PAGASA, the stock of water at Angat Dam was at 161.78 masl at 6 a.m. of June 18, down by 0.61 meter from 162.33 masl a day