LPA spotted off eastern Samar

MANILA— The weather bureau is monitoring a low pressure area (LPA) spotted east of Guiuan, Eastern Samar, as the southwest monsoon or habagat continues to bring rains in northern Luzon.…

LONG WEEKEND

Provincial dads declare Ilocos Norte under state of calamity

LAOAG CITY — Ilocos Norte was placed under a state of calamity due to the effect of southwest monsoon enhanced by Tropical Depression Luis, with an estimated damages of PHP 111,050,162…

Ilocos Norte records P56.5-M infra damage due to ‘habagat’

LAOAG CITY — The province of Ilocos Norte experienced severe effect of the southwest monsoon with the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) recording an estimated damage of PHP56.5…

3 weather systems enhancing southwest monsoon: PAGASA

MANILA — Three weather systems are enhancing the southwest monsoon that would bring light to heavy rains in most parts of the country on Tuesday. In its 4 a.m. forecast, the…

SSS offers loan to calamity-affected members

MANILA — Non-government employees who are active members of the state-run Social Security System (SSS) and are working or residing in areas stricken by the past typhoons and southwest monsoon can…

BRAVING THE FLOOD

CBCP provides aid to flood victims

MANILA — The Catholic Church is providing appropriate assistance to thousands of families that are affected by flooding caused by monsoon rains, which battered Metro Manila and nearby provinces over the…

Death toll due to ‘habagat’ now at 2, 1 missing: NDRRMC

MANILA — Inclement weather caused by the southwest monsoon, enhanced by Tropical Storm “Karding”, has so far caused the death of two persons and one missing in the National Capital Region…

‘Habagat’ affects more than 85K families: NDRRMC

MANILA — Heavy rains, caused by the southwest monsoon (habagat) enhanced by tropical storm “Yagi” (formerly “Karding”) has affected some 88,131 families or around 382,996 persons in six regions. In its…

In Photos: Habagat Flood La Union

        The deepest part of the flood in Barangay Rimos IV reaches above the knees while on some part of the Luna-Bangar National Highway it reaches chest…

Enhanced SW monsoon to dump light to heavy rains over Luzon, Visayas

MANILA — The southwest monsoon or “habagat”, enhanced by a low pressure area and tropical storm Son-Tinh (Henry), would continue to dump light to heavy rains in most parts of the…

Classes suspended in Laoag, parts of Ilocos Norte due to ‘habagat’

LAOAG CITY — The Laoag City government and some local government units in Ilocos Norte have suspended classes in the elementary and secondary levels on Wednesday afternoon. As the southwest monsoon…