Onyok makes landfall; weakens into LPA

DAVAO CITY CITY (MindaNews / 19 Dec) – Tropical Depression Onyok made landfall over Caraga and Manay towns in Davao Oriental at 10:30 p.m. Friday  but weakened into a low… »

In Surigao, boat trips, flights cancelled as Seniang nears  

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 28 Dec) — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) here cancelled boat trips Sunday as the weather bureau placed Surigao and several other Mindanao and Visayas provinces… »

“Queenie” coming; Signal 1 raised over 13 Mindanao provinces, classes suspended in CdeO, Surigao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/26 Nov) – Public Storm Warning Signal number 1 has been raised over 13 provinces in Mindanao and six in the Visayas as Tropical Depression Queenie is expected… »

UPDATE: ‘Domeng’ now moves northwest

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/8 April) – Tropical depression “Domeng” has moved northwest and continues to move slowly, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said before noon Tuesday. Pagasa… »

‘Domeng’ weakens into tropical depression

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/8 April) – “Domeng” has weakened into a tropical depression Tuesday and continued to move slowly west northwest at 5 kilometers per hour, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and… »

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… »

Huge waves, strong winds pummel Surigao

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews/18 January)—Tropical depression Agaton triggered strong winds and huge waves in Surigao del Norte since Friday, prompting naval authorities to suspend sea travel, stranding at least 250 passengers… »

Zambo Coast Guard suspends boat trips due to ‘Agaton’

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/18 January) – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) here has suspended travel by sea from this city to Sulu and Tawi-tawi provinces and vice-versa effective Friday evening as… »

‘Zoraida’ also prompts suspension of classes in CDO

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/11 November)—Students in pre-school and elementary levels in this city were sent home after tropical depression “Zoraida” dumped at least 10 millimeters of rain (moderate to… »

9 Mindanao provinces under Storm Signal No. 1

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/4 November)—Storm signal No. 1 was hoisted in nine Mindanao provinces as tropical depression “Wilma,” as of 10 a.m. Monday, was spotted 75 kilometers north northeast of Hinatuan,… »

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… »

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… »

Surigao on alert as tropical depression “Ofel” nears

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews/23 October) —  Acting Surigao del Norte Governor Carlos Egay Jr. has ordered the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation office to go on “24-hour active… »

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