Public told to keep safe amid heavy rains brought by TD Falcon

MANILA — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) is advising the public to observe safety precautions as Tropical Depression “Falcon” is expected to make landfall in Cagayan and bring heavy rains in most parts of the country on Wednesday. Residents in areas affected by “Falcon” are advised to monitor updates about the weather … Read More

Navy’s first anti-sub choppers to arrive first week of May

MANILA — The Philippine Navy (PN)’s first two anti-submarine helicopters, the AgustaWestland (now Leonardo) AW-159 “Wildcat”, is expected to arrive home within the first week of May. “Yes, (the AW-159s), it’s homeward bound and its expected to arrive here in Manila anytime first week of May,” said Navy spokesperson Captain Jonathan Zata when asked for an … Read More

Search, rescue ops continue for 14 missing in Luzon quake

MANILA – Search and rescue operations are still ongoing for the 14 persons still missing in the collapsed of Chuzon Supermarket in Porac, Pampanga. “Hopefully, they can be inside the rubbles,” said Edgar Posadas, National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) spokesperson, in an interview with reporters Thursday. Posadas said rescuers are now lifting the … Read More