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Super Typhoon HAGUPIT (RUBY) Update 7:15 PM PhT

  TYPHOON HAGUPIT (RUBY) UPDATE NUMBER 014 Issued at: 7:15 PM PhT (11:15 GMT) Saturday 06 December 2014 Next Update: Sunday Early Morning, 07 December 2014 Typhoon HAGUPIT (RUBY) continues losing strength as it drifts westward, closer to Eastern and Northern Samar. The potential landfall area of this cyclone is over or very near the towns of Oras and Arteche ... Read More »

Super Typhoon HAGUPIT (RUBY) Update 1:00 PM PhT

  TYPHOON HAGUPIT (RUBY) UPDATE NUMBER 013 Issued at: 1:00 PM PhT (05:00 GMT) Saturday 06 December 2014 Next Update: Saturday Evening, 06 December 2014 HAGUPIT (RUBY) has weakened anew into a Typhoon classification as it continues to move closer to Samar in a slow pace endangering Eastern Visayas and Southern Bicol area. The potential landfall area of this cyclone ... Read More »

Super Typhoon HAGUPIT (RUBY) Update 7:00 AM PhT

  SUPER TYPHOON HAGUPIT (RUBY) UPDATE NUMBER 012 Issued at: 7:00 AM PhT (23:00 GMT) Saturday 06 December 2014 Next Update: Saturday Afternoon, 06 December 2014 HAGUPIT (RUBY) has maintained its Super Typhoon strength as it continues to move closer to Samar with its slow-westward track. The potential landfall area of this cyclone is along the northern part of Eastern ... Read More »

Metro Manila Declared Some Areas as “No Man’s Land” Due to Ruby

Some parts of Metro Manila was already declared “No Man’s Land,” by the Manila Disaster Risk Reduction and Management as the city prepares for Bagyong Ruby with international name Hagupit. The declared danger areas are composed of eight to 10 Barangays as well as Roxas Boulevard and España.   Flood vulnerable areas such as Roxas Boulevard and España area were ... Read More »

Super Typhoon HAGUPIT (RUBY) Update 1:30 AM PhT

  SUPER TYPHOON HAGUPIT (RUBY) UPDATE NUMBER 011 Issued at: 1:30 AM PhT (17:30 GMT) Saturday 06 December 2014 Next Update: Saturday Mid-Morning, 06 December 2014 HAGUPIT (RUBY) regains Super Typhoon classification while moving in a slow-westward track across the Philippine Sea. The potential landfall area of this cyclone is along the northern part of Eastern Samar between 8PM-10PM tonight. ... Read More »

Typhoon HAGUPIT (RUBY) 1:30 PM PhT

  TYPHOON HAGUPIT (RUBY) UPDATE NUMBER 009 Issued at: 1:30 PM PhT (05:30 GMT) Friday 05 December 2014 Next Update: Friday Evening, 05 December 2014 HAGUPIT (RUBY) has been downgraded into a Typhoon as it continues to weaken while tracking across the Philippine Sea…due to the initial effect of the Surge of the cold Northeast Monsoon on the cyclone. However, ... Read More »

QC unveils automatic trash rake system to combat floodings

The local government of Quezon City will be pilot testing an automatic trash rake system that is expected to ease floodings in many areas.   The Automatic Trash Rake project will be tested on Balingasa Creek along Araneta Avenue, corner Mauban Street. This will be the first such facility for Quezon City, and if proven successful, may be duplicated in ... Read More »

‘Ruby’ intensifies peak winds of 350 kph

Typhoon Ruby [Hagupit] is now packing maximum sustained winds of 215 km/h, nearing the category of super typhoon [220 km/h] as it continues to move towards landmass, according to the PAGASA weather bulletin at 5 AM, December 5. Typhoon Ruby satellite image on Friday, 5 amPhoto credit: Facebook-DOST/PAGASA Although the storm moved further to the north, the areas hit by ... Read More »

JTWC Declares Bagyong Hagupit (Ruby) as Super Typhoon

International weather agency, the Hawaii-based Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) of the United States (US) Navy has categorized tropical cyclone (Bagyong Ruby) into a super typhoon. The term “super typhoon” is utilized by the JTWC for typhoons that reach maximum sustained winds of at least 130 knots or 240 kph. This is equivalent to Category 4 or 5 hurricane in ... Read More »

Ruby intensifies, moves toward Eastern Visayas

MANILA, Philippines – Typhoon Ruby (international name Hagupit) has intensified as it moves toward Eastern Visayas, state weather bureau PAGASA said on Thursday afternoon, December 4. As of 4 pm Thursday, the center of Ruby was located at 720 km east of Surigao City with winds of up to 205 km/hour near the center, and gustiness of up to 240 ... Read More »