Showing posts with label Philippines. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Philippines. Show all posts

Friday, October 21, 2016

Typhoon Haima disrupts life in southern China

Offices, businesses and schools in the southern city of Shenzhen will close as Typhoon Haima is expected to hit Friday afternoon, the local flood control authorities said.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Millions in Philippines on Alert for Super Typhoon Haima

Millions of people in the Philippines were on high alert Wednesday for one of the strongest typhoons to ever hit the disaster-battered country, with authorities warning of giant storm surges and destructive winds.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Philippines hit by Typhoon Sarika, braces for second typhoon in coming days

Typhoon Sarika killed two people and displaced more than 15,000 in the northern Philippines on Sunday as the nation braced for a super typhoon later in the week.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Filipinos brace for approach of Typhoon Sarika

Filipinos were awaiting on Saturday the latest weather news and making preparations as Typhoon Sarika approaches the east coast of the main island of Luzon.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Philippines’ north braces for latest strong typhoon


The Philippines is bracing for a strong typhoon set to bring heavy rainfall to the archipelago’s north after an earlier storm left more than 4,500 families displaced this month.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

China on highest alert for approaching Typhoon Meranti

China Meteorological Administration issued a red alert warning for Typhoon Meranti on Wednesday, the highest alert in a four-color warning system.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Monster typhoon Meranti heads for Taiwan

Clocking sustained wind speeds of 295 kph, Super Typhoon Meranti, the strongest storm of 2016, us forecast to graze Taiwan on Wednesday before barreling into China.

Friday, September 09, 2016

Mayon volcano (Philippines): volcanic unrest, alert level raised

There are signs that the volcano could be heading towards a new eruption in the medium term future (weeks to months). PHILVOLCS issued a warning and raised the alert level from Level 0 (normal) to Alert Level 1 (abnormal).

Monday, August 01, 2016

More than 100 Hong Kong, China flights cancelled as typhoon Nida approaches

Hong Kong and southern China hunkered down today as Typhoon Nida swirled towards the region, with hundreds of flights cancelled, schools closed and ferries halted.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Philippine Province Under State of Calamity as El Niño Damages 27,000 Hectares of Crops

Local media reported that the government of North Cotabato placed the entire province under a state of calamity as crop damage rose significantly because of the effects of the El Niño weather phenomenon, which was aggravated by rat infestation in five towns.

Monday, January 11, 2016

No Tsunami Threat Following 6.9M Indonesia Earthquake

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says there is no tsunami threat to Hawai’i following a 6.9 magnitude earthquake near Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia.

Saturday, December 19, 2015

State of calamity declared in Philippines after storms

Heavy rains continue to pummel the Philippines, threatening to aggravate flooding that has prompted the government to declare a state of "national calamity".

Monday, December 14, 2015

Over 725,000 people evacuated as Typhoon Melor makes landfall in Philippines

Over 161,000 families or about 725,000 individuals were pre-emptively evacuated in three provinces in eastern and central parts of the Philippines due to typhoon Melor, locally named as Nona, the state disaster management agency said Monday.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

41 dead, 78 injured in Philippines due to typhoon Koppu

The Philippines' death toll from typhoon Koppu reached 41 while 78 others were reported injured in the northern part of the country, the state disaster management agency said Thursday.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Typhoon kills 10, injures 5 in Philippines

At least 10 people were killed and five others injured as typhoon Koppu, locally named Lando, lashed the northern Philippines for the second day, the government reported Monday night.

Monday, October 19, 2015

Earthquake of 5.8 magnitude hits Philippines (local time: 21:50) after Typhoon Koppu makes landfall

The Philippines on Monday experienced an earthquake even as Typhoon Koppu, locally known ad Typhoon Lando, began weakening after wreaking chaos and destruction.

Sunday, October 18, 2015

23,000 flee Typhoon Koppu’s advance

A teenager was crushed to death as powerful Typhoon Koppu tore down trees and houses and unleashed landslides and floods across a wide swath of the Philippines on Sunday, forcing thousands to flee.

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Philippines Starts Evacuation as Typhoon Lando (Koppu) Approaches

Waves may reach up to 14 meters in open sea and heavy rains and flooding should be expected.

 The Philippines is starting to evacuate residents of the Aurora Province in the Central Luzon region as typhoon Lando (Koppu) approaches.

Friday, October 16, 2015

Monday, October 12, 2015

Verde island passage in the Philippines. Philippines' research and protection on marine life

Some say the Verde island passage in the Philippines holds the world's most diverse marine ecosystem. Scientists have studied in the region, to help establish marine-protected areas, and solve serious pollution problems menacing the fragile reef system there.

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