Minimal damage in Bukidnon but continuous rains render some roads impassable

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/19 December) —  Tropical Depression Onyok which made landfall in Davao Oriental at 10:30 p.m. weakened into a low pressure area (LPA), but continuous rains rendered some roads… »

Hundreds stranded in Cagayan de Oro port

CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews/19 December) — At least 2,000 passengers were stranded at the port terminal here on Friday after the Philippine Coast Guard grounded all interisland ferry ships because… »

Boys and the Sea

Boys brave the waves in Talisayan, Misamis Oriental despite the strong winds and the rain in many parts of Northern Mindanao Saturday afternoon as a low pressure area is approaching,… »

Low Pressure Area approaching Mindanao

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 28 Nov) – As Tropical Storm “Queenie” exits the country past Palawan, a Low Pressure Area is also incoming, spotted at 480 km east of General… »

LPA spotted off Surigao Sur

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews/12 April)—A low pressure area spotted 440 kilometers east northeast of Hinatuan Surigao del Sur at 4 a.m. Saturday will bring scattered light to moderate rainshowers and thunderstorms… »

LPA spotted east of Surigao

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews/20 March)–A low pressure area spotted 270 kilometers east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur at 4 a.m. on Thursday will bring light to moderate rainshowers and isolated thunderstorms… »

TINGOG SA SUBA: Nia lagi ka, LPA

Abi nako’g sa June ka pa mobalik kay grabe naman ka init di ba ing-ining panahon ka na ni-exit? nangitom na gani among panit Pero okey lang kay ang mga… »

Tropical depression approaching Mindanao

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 30 Jan) – Not long after tropical depression “Agaton” caused widespread damaged in many parts of Mindanao, Mindanawons are once again facing another weather disturbance. The… »

Storm Signal 1 raised over 7 Mindanao provinces and Southern Leyte

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/17 January) – Public storm warning signal number 1 has been raised over seven Mindanao provinces and Southern Leyte as tropical depression Agaton is moving towards Mindanao, whose… »

24 dead, 36 injured as LPA ravages Mindanao

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 15 Jan) – The low pressure area that hit Mindanao in the last few days has already claimed the lives of 24 people and injured 36… »


Passengers anxiously wait for status of their flights at the Laguindingan Airport in Misamis Oriental on Tuesday (14 January 2014) as a low pressure area dumped rains in many parts… »

Raft to the Rescue

A makeshift bamboo raft ferries commuters plying the Davao-Agusan highway on Sunday (12 January 2014). A portion of the highway at Barangay Tapia, Montevista town in Compostela Valley was inundated… »

1 killed, 3 missing in Diwalwal landslide

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/12 Jan) – A seven-year-old girl was killed and seven others were injured when a landslide struck Purok 22 in Barangay Mt. Diwata (popularly known as Diwalwal), Compostela… »

(UPDATED) LPA spotted 460 kilometers off GenSan

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews/11 January)—A low pressure area (LPA) was spotted 460 kilometers east of General Santos City as of 11 a.m. Saturday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration… »

LPA spotted west of Zamboanga

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 22 Nov) – The Philippine weather bureau has spotted a low pressure area (LPA) 240 km west of Zamboanga City. In its weather bulletin issued 5… »

UPDATE: PAGASA warns of flashfloods, landslides as LPA spotted near GenSan

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews/03 August)—The state weather bureau warned of possible landslides and flashfloods in parts of Mindanao Saturday after it spotted a low pressure area (LPA) 380 kilometers east of… »

LPA spotted near GenSan

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews/26 July)—A low pressure area was spotted near General Santos City (GenSan) Friday. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said the LPA was estimated at 450… »

LPA spotted 170 kms east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/21 March) —  It’s summer but the weather bureau has warned residents of Caraga and Davao regions in Mindanao and Eastern and Central Visayas of cloudy skies with… »

Low pressure area spotted; Caraga, Davao regions warned

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/17 February) — The weather bureau has warned of “moderate to occasionally heavy rainshowers and thunderstorms” in  Caraga and Davao regions as a low pressure area (LPA) has… »

Navy wants fishing vessels to turn back amid approaching LPA

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/ 11 January)– Naval authorities have recommended the immediate recall of fishing fleets from this city that are currently operating off Mindanao’s eastern seas due to an… »

LPA as of 4:00 am of January 11

At 4:00 am today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 380 km Southeast of General Santos City (5.5° N, 128.8° E)embedded along the… »

Butuan City goes Code Red; riverside residents ordered to vacate

BUTUAN CITY (MindaNews/10 January) – Code Red. Evacuations were enforced in at least seven riverside barangays here as authorities raised the alert level to 3 or Code Red at 8… »

Classes suspended in Surigao due to LPA

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews/10 January) — Classes for the pre-school and elementary were suspended as rains continued to batter the city due to an approaching low pressure area (LPA). Vice Mayor… »

Another low pressure area nearing Caraga, Davao; Evacuations ordered anew

DAVAO CITY  (MindaNews/06 January) –  Preemptive evacuation of residents in areas prone to floods and landslides have been ordered in New Bataan in Compostela Valley province and Veruela and Sta.… »

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