Malacanang: Robredo capitalizing on disaster for political gain

MANILA — Malacanang on Wednesday said Vice President Leni Robredo’s statement that relief operations in typhoon “Nina” affected areas were “slow” is baseless. In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella…

I was in the wrong place at the wrong time during ‘Nina’ onslaught — Robredo

MANILA — Vice President Leni Robredo on Tuesday admitted that she was in the wrong place at the wrong time when typhoon “Nina” (international name: Nock-Ten) walloped Bicol Region, her…

‘Nina’ damage to roads, bridges estimated at more than PHP216-M

MANILA — Typhoon Nina has inflicted at least PHP216 million worth of damage on roads, bridges and flood control structures, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) reported Friday.…

Typhoon ‘Nina’ damage to irrigation reaches Php191.38-M

MANILA — The cost of damage to irrigation in areas affected by typhoon “Nina” have reached Php191.38 million, said the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) on Thursday. Updated reports showed that…

Power restored in 2 typhoon-hit provinces

MANILA — Power-grid operator, National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP), fully restored electricity in Batangas and Quezon provinces on Tuesday, following the onslaught of Typhoon Nina. The NGCP said…

MIAA implements ‘Oplan Nina’ to accommodate hundreds of cancelled, rescheduled flights

MANILA — Due to typhoon “Nina” that is currently in the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) has implemented the “Oplan Nina”. Together with the…

11,791 people evacuated in CALABARZON region due to “Nina”

CAMP VICENTE LIM, Calamba City – In the aftermath of Typhoon “Nina” which flogged the Calabarzon region on Sunday until Monday, around 11,791 residents have to spend Christmas Day and…

Albay placed under state of calamity

LEGAZPI CITY — The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Albay held a special session to pass Resolution No. 255-2016 declaring the entire province of Albay under a state of calamity due to…

‘Nina’-affected families in Regions IV and V now at 17,277

MANILA — Inclement weather spawned by Typhoon “Nina” (international name Nock-ten) has so far affected 17,277 families or 72,869 individuals in Regions IV and V. In its 8 a.m. update,…

Albay now on code blue alert; power shut down in Catanduanes

LEGAZPI CITY — The Albay Provincial Health Office (PHO) announced it has raised its code alert from white to blue during the meeting of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management…

‘Nina’ intensifies, Catanduanes under signal no. 4

MANILA — Typhoon ‘Nina’ has intensified further, prompting authorities to raise Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal (TCWS) No. 4 over Catanduanes as of 11 a.m. Sunday, before the typhoon’s landfall in…

Air, sea travel suspended in Bicol due to typhoon Nina

LEGAZPI CITY–Air and sea transportation across Bicol have been cancelled on Saturday as typhoon Nina threatens to hit the Bicol region on Sunday, the Office Of Civil Defense (OCD) in…

‘Nina’ strands Christmas travelers in N. Samar ports

TACLOBAN CITY — Typhoon Nina has already stranded 1,385 Luzon-bound passengers in Northern Samar as of Saturday morning as authorities cancelled sea travel ahead of the typhoon’s landfall. The Regional…

‘Nina’ intensifies but slows down heading west northwest

MANILA — Typhoon Nina has intensified further but slightly slowed down at 15 kph as it headed west northwest, the state weather bureau PAGASA said on Saturday. ‘Nina’ was last…