Tropical Depression “Gorio” as of 4a.m.

At 4:00 a.m. today, Tropical Depression “GORIO” was estimated based on all available data at 500 km East of Surigao City (9.5°N, 130.4°E) with maximum sustained winds of 45 kph.… »

Mabuhay’s first month

Philippine Eagle Mabuhay’s “hatchmates” (from L-R) Marilou Natad, Leonora Calimbo, and Mitchie dela Cruz blow the cake as Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF) celebrates Mabuhay’s first month on Saturday, March 9.  People born… »

Tropical Depression Crising as of 4:00am of February 20

At 4:00 a.m. today, the center of Tropical Depression “CRISING” was estimated based on all available data at 140 km Northwest of Zamboanga City (7.5°N, 120.8°E) with maximum sustained winds… »

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… »

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.… »

Getting Ready

Gilberto Gonzales of the Surigao del Norte Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (DRRMC) points to the projected path of Typhoon Quinta during a joint provincial-city meeting of the DRRMC at… »

Tropical Depression Quinta

At 4:00 p.m. today, the center of Tropical Storm “QUINTA” was estimated based on satellite and surface data at 90 km Southeast of Guiuan, Eastern Samar (10.3°N, 126.5°E) with maximum… »

Low pressure area nearing Mindanao; PAGASA warns vs landslides, flashfloods

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/24 December) –  Residents in flood-prone and landslide-prone areas in eastern and northern Mindanao are being urged to move to evacuation centers as the low pressure area (LPA)… »

Typhoon Pablo Update

At 8:00 p.m. today, 03 December 2012, Typhoon “PABLO” was located based on satellite and surface data at 270 Southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur (7.4°N, 128.8°E). PAG- ASA Website

Signal No. 3 hoisted over Caraga Region, 5 other Mindanao provinces

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews/3 December) – The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has upped its warnings against possible disasters as it hoisted storm signal No. 3 over the… »

Signal No. 2 hoisted over Surigao Sur, northern part of Davao Oriental; 13 of 26 Mindanao provinces under Signal 1

SURIGAO CITY  (MindaNews/03 December) —  Storm signal number 2 has been hoisted over Surigao del Sur and the northern part of Davao Oriental which is expected to experience stormy weather… »

DOST installs 8 weather trackers in Region 12

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/23 September) — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has installed eight weather tracking devices in Southwestern Mindanao (Region 12) as part of its efforts to… »

Wind convergence triggers flooding in 7 towns, 2 cities

ASUNCION, Davao del Norte  (MindaNews/15 January) —  Rains brought about by wind convergence triggered floods in seven Mindanao towns and two cities over the weekend.  But learning lessons from the… »

Surigao City: Flooding

A sudden downpour causes a flood along the national highway in Kilometer 1 in Surigao City on Monday, Dec. 26, 2011 forcing motorists to slow down. MindaNews photo by Roel… »

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