Telco services being restored in areas affected by ‘Ompong’

MANILA — Communications services are being restored in areas that were affected by Typhoon Ompong amid repairs on the network facilities of telecommunications firms. Globe Telecom said all its cell sites…

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.…

Rainy weekend in Northern Luzon as storm ‘Florita’ enhances monsoon

MANILA — Residents in extreme Northern Luzon would have to brace for a rainy weekend, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Friday. In its 11 a.m. weather…

Even after its exit, ‘Isang’ remains a threat, says PAGASA

  MANILA — Waves up to 14 meters high are still possible this week in the waters off Northern Luzon’s northernmost Batanes province despite the exit of tropical storm ‘Isang’ (international name…

Near-40°C NorLuz temperature possible this June

MANILA –Despite the onset of 2017 rainy season, the country’s temperature this June may exceed the mean for the warmest Philippine month of May, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical…

Stakeholders in Cordillera, Northern Luzon commit to become active partners in nation building

BAGUIO CITY — Sectoral representatives in the Cordillera Autonomous Region (CAR) and Northern Luzon on Saturday expressed their commitment to become active partners in nation building to support the Duterte…

Cloudiness, rain likely till Wednesday

MANILA — Cloudy skies with moderate to occasionally heavy rains and thunderstorms, which may trigger flash floods and landslides will be experienced over Bicol and Eastern Visayas regions, as well…

Longer sea-stirring ‘amihan’ episodes ahead

MANILA — Further danger to sailing is likely off Northern Luzon with the expected increasing duration of the strong northeast monsoon or ‘amihan’, bringing winds that will continue to fan…

North Luzon’s waters still far from calm

MANILA — Moderate to rough seas are still likely off Northern Luzon’s northern and eastern seaboards this Sunday despite the weakening of strong to gale-force winds associated with the northeast…

Evacuees due to typhoon ‘Lawin’ start returning home –DSWD

MANILA — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said on Tuesday that families affected by super typhoon “Lawin” have started returning home. As of 6 a.m. Tuesday, only…

‘Lawin’ accelerates, 12 areas under Signal No. 1

MANILA — Typhoon Lawin slightly accelerated as it poses a threat to northern Luzon, prompting the state weather bureau to raise Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 1 in 12 areas.…

Typhoon Lawin arrives, threatens northern Luzon

MANILA — The typhoon with international name ‘Haima’ entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) early Monday evening, threatening to bring inclement weather to northern Luzon this week, the state…

Gov’t prepares for typhoon “Lawin”

MANILA — The government is preparing to cushion the possible impact of typhoon “Lawin” (international codename: Haima), which was expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) this week.…