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New weather disturbance forms in the Pacific; PAGASA expects two more typhoons

Even as tropical depression Ruby continues to work its way across the country, a new weather disturbance forms in the Pacific Ocean, reports InterAksyon. However, weather bureau Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) believes it is too early to say whether the weather disturbance will strengthen and become a typhoon. Photo credit: DOST/PAGASA According to the report, if ... Read More »

Secretary Mar Roxas falls from motorcycle during an inspection of damage in Samar

SAMAR, Philippines – DILG Secretary Mar Roxas fell from a motorcycle in Taft, Samar island while having an inspection of damages on the areas As per President Aquino’s instruction, Sec. Roxas first went to Borongan Eastern Samar last Friday to ensure that local government unit (LGUs) are prepared for typhoon Ruby’s landfall. The incident of the fall went viral and ... Read More »

Super Typhoon HAGUPIT (RUBY) Update Dec 09 – 2:00 AM PhT

  TROPICAL STORM HAGUPIT (RUBY) UPDATE NUMBER 023 Issued at: 2:00 AM PhT (18:00 GMT) Tuesday 09 December 2014 Next Update: Monday Mid-Morning, 09 December 2014 Tropical Storm HAGUPIT (RUBY) weakens anew, as it trailed on the Verde Island Passage, along Batangas and Balayan Bay…expected to emerge along the West Philippine Sea Tuesday morning. This storm will continue to enhance ... Read More »

Super Typhoon HAGUPIT (RUBY) Update Dec 08 – 2:00 PM PhT

  TROPICAL STORM HAGUPIT (RUBY) UPDATE NUMBER 021 Issued at: 2:00 PM PhT (06:00 GMT) Monday 08 December 2014 Next Update: Monday Evening, 08 December 2014 HAGUPIT (RUBY) which continues to weaken has crossed Southern Quezon this morning and is now over Tayabas Bay…strong winds are still expected in areas directly along the path of this cyclone’s center. This typhoon ... Read More »

Super Typhoon HAGUPIT (RUBY) Update Dec 08 – 2:30 AM PhT

  TYPHOON HAGUPIT (RUBY) UPDATE NUMBER 019 Issued at: 2:30 AM PhT (06:30 GMT) Monday 08 December 2014 Next Update: Monday Mid-Morning, 08 December 2014 HAGUPIT (RUBY) losing organization as it drifts northwestward across the Ragay Gulf or just along the southern tip of Burias Island…threatens the Southern Tagalog Provinces. This typhoon will continue to enhance the Northeast Monsoon (Hanging ... Read More »

Super Typhoon HAGUPIT (RUBY) Update Dec 7 – 1:45 AM PhT

TYPHOON HAGUPIT (RUBY) UPDATE NUMBER 017 Issued at: 1:45 PM PhT (05:45 GMT) Sunday 07 December 2014 Next Update: Sunday Early Evening, 07 December 2014 Typhoon HAGUPIT (RUBY) has crossed Samar Sea this morning as it continues to lose strength… starts to resume with its west-northwest track. This typhoon will continue to enhance the Northeast Monsoon (Hanging Amihan) – bringing ... Read More »

Photo of Leni Robredo waiting for bus goes viral, earns praise from netizens

Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo is truly a woman of joy and humility. Robredo, the widow of Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo, showed her humble and funny side when she was spotted waiting for a bus en route to her hometown Naga without any bodyguard. The lawmaker was photographed standing by the roadside along EDSA, Taguig City with ... Read More »

Super Typhoon HAGUPIT (RUBY) Update Dec 7 – 7:45 AM PhT

  TYPHOON HAGUPIT (RUBY) UPDATE NUMBER 016 Issued at: 7:45 AM PhT (23:45 GMT) Sunday 07 December 2014 Next Update: Sunday Afternoon, 07 December 2014 Typhoon HAGUPIT (RUBY) has further weakened as it tracked westward slowly across Samar during the past 6 hours. This typhoon will continue to enhance the Northeast Monsoon (Hanging Amihan) – bringing mostly cloudy and windy ... Read More »

VIDEO: Typhoon Ruby as seen from the Int’l Space Station

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Super Typhoon HAGUPIT (RUBY) Update Dec 7 – 1:15 AM PhT

  TYPHOON HAGUPIT (RUBY) UPDATE NUMBER 015 Issued at: 1:30 AM PhT (17:30 GMT) Saturday 06 December 2014 Next Update: Sunday Mid-Morning, 07 December 2014 Typhoon HAGUPIT (RUBY) has made landfall over the shores of Dolores, Eastern Samar…weakens anew. This typhoon will continue to enhance the Northeast Monsoon (Hanging Amihan) – bringing mostly cloudy and windy conditions and cooler temperatures ... Read More »