Schools in metro manila, nearby cities suspend classes Moday due to 'Labuyo'

August 12, 2013 10:04 am· Comments Off on Schools in metro manila, nearby cities suspend classes Moday due to 'Labuyo' 

MANILA, Aug. 12 — More schools suspend classes on Monday as Typhoon Labuyo continues to ravage the country.

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8,709 passengers stranded by 'Labuyo' – NDRRMC

August 12, 2013 10:04 am· Comments Off on 8,709 passengers stranded by 'Labuyo' – NDRRMC 

MANILA, Aug. 12 — The National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRMMC) on Monday revealed that inclement weather caused by Typhoon "Labuyo" has so far stranded 8,079 passengers.

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P399-B infra program in 2014 to hasten inclusive growth

August 12, 2013 10:04 am· Comments Off on P399-B infra program in 2014 to hasten inclusive growth 

MANILA, Aug 12 — The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said the government is stepping up its efforts to remove constraints to inclusive development by allocating PhP399 billion for public infrastructure projects in 2014.

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Luzon, Visayas fisherfolk warned vs. rough seas from 'Labuyo'

August 12, 2013 10:04 am· Comments Off on Luzon, Visayas fisherfolk warned vs. rough seas from 'Labuyo' 

MANILA, Aug. 12 — Government's weather agency cautioned people in Southern Luzon and the Visayas against fishing in these areas, warning of rough waters from onslaught of typhoon 'Labuyo' (international name: 'Utor') which is so far the strongest howler to hit the country this year.

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Classes suspended in Manila, nearby cities due to Labuyo

August 12, 2013 10:04 am· Comments Off on Classes suspended in Manila, nearby cities due to Labuyo 

MANILA, Aug. 12 — Classes were suspended in Manila and nearby cities as Typhoon Labuyo moves towards Nueva Viscaya and Cagayan Valley as of 7:00 a.m. Monday.

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Typhoon 'Labuyo' makes landfall, 15 areas in Luzon under Signal no.3

August 12, 2013 10:04 am· Comments Off on Typhoon 'Labuyo' makes landfall, 15 areas in Luzon under Signal no.3 

MANILA, Aug. 12 — Typhoon Labuyo has already made a landfall in Aurora province early Monday morning as it slightly decreased its strength, according to Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

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Body wants ships using international waters to be part of global tracking system

August 12, 2013 10:04 am· Comments Off on Body wants ships using international waters to be part of global tracking system 

MANILA, Aug. 12 — The Global Ocean Commission is pushing for all ships using international waters to be part of a global tracking system to close a “security loophole” on the high seas.

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935 people evacuated in Bicol

August 12, 2013 10:04 am· Comments Off on 935 people evacuated in Bicol 

MANILA, Aug. 12 — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Monday announced that 224 families or 935 people have been evacuated to safer ground in Bicol in wake of the inclement weather brought by Typhoon "Labuyo".

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Magat dam closes gate as water level turns back to normal

August 12, 2013 10:04 am· Comments Off on Magat dam closes gate as water level turns back to normal 

MANILA, Aug 12 — Magat Dam in Isabela has already closed its gate on Monday after its water level went back to normal level, according to Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

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2 more Cebu Pacific domestic flights called off

August 12, 2013 10:04 am· Comments Off on 2 more Cebu Pacific domestic flights called off 

MANILA, Aug 12 — Cebu Pacific Air cancelled two more of its domestic flights on Monday morning due to bad weather conditions.

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