Category Archives: Disaster & Preparedness

Rage of Yolanda: A Look Back and a Step Forward

The second half of 2013 was a challenging season for the Philippines. At the heels of the magnitude 7.2 earthquake that shook Bohol on October 15 came Super Typhoon Haiyan,…

Blessings from Lando

Last October 18 2015, Tropical Cyclone Lando (Koppu) brought heavy to intense rain showers in Luzon as it traversed slowly towards Northern Luzon—just in time when water levels in the…

“Lando” makes landfall, remains almost stationary

After making landfall in Casiguran, Aurora at around 1:00 AM today, Typhoon “Lando” remains almost stationary over the said area. As of 4:00 AM, it was located in the vicinity…

“Lando” intensifies, threatens Northern Luzon

From a severe Tropical Storm, “Lando” has intensified into a Typhoon, now with maximum sustained winds of 120 kilometers per hour and gustiness of up to 150 kilometers per hour….

Commuters’ Rain or Shine Survival Kit

The everyday life of some students and employees as a commuter, particularly in the metro can be unpredictable and sometimes, even perilous. If you’re one of the thousands of metro…

Rainy Day Wisdom: All about Flood

With an average of 19 to 20 tropical cyclones, floods are just some of common incidents that we have to deal with each year. In the latest report from the…

“Ineng” slightly weakens, changes direction

After being almost stationary, Typhoon “Ineng” is now expected to move at 9 kilometers per hour in a north-northeast direction. At 8:00 AM today, it was last spotted at 140…

Typhoon “Ineng” moving slower, closer to Batanes

Compared to the previous days, Typhoon “Ineng” has decelerated further, now moving west-northwest at 7 kilometers per hour. At 1:00PM today, it was last spotted at 110 kilometers east of…

Hanna to exit PAR tomorrow; another “bagyo” spotted

Typhoon Hanna, still within the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), was located at 395 kilometers east northeast of Itbayat, Batanes at 10:00AM today. It maintained its strength, packing winds of…

Typhoon “Soudelor” enters PAR

The typhoon with international name “Soudelor” has already entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and was given a local name “Hanna”. At 9 AM today, the eye of the…