Bataan prepared for super typhoon Yolanda

November 8, 2013 11:03 am· Comments Off on Bataan prepared for super typhoon Yolanda 

BALANGA CITY, Bataan, Nov. 7 — The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) on Thursday announced that Bataan was ready for super typhoon Yolanda.

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Tacloban bizmen: No food shortage despite panic buying

November 8, 2013 11:03 am· Comments Off on Tacloban bizmen: No food shortage despite panic buying 

TACLOBAN CITY, Nov. 7 — A business group assured there is enough supply of food in Tacloban City shops amid thousands of people engaging in panic buying brought by super typhoon "Yolanda's" scare.

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Energy Sec. Petilla asks Region 8 electric coops to brace for typhoon impact

November 8, 2013 11:03 am· Comments Off on Energy Sec. Petilla asks Region 8 electric coops to brace for typhoon impact 

TACLOBAN CITY, Nov. 7 — The Department of Energy has called on electric cooperatives in Eastern Visayas to brace for the worst impact of super typhoon Yolanda.

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Gazmin tells Eastern Visayas LGUs, response agencies to do 'final check' on preparations for 'Yolanda'

November 8, 2013 11:03 am· Comments Off on Gazmin tells Eastern Visayas LGUs, response agencies to do 'final check' on preparations for 'Yolanda' 

By Perla G. Lena

PALO, Leyte, Nov. 8 (PNA) — Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin ordered all local government units and concerned agencies to do a “final check” of their preparation before the super typhoon "Yolanda" passes Eastern Visayas Friday morning.

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Cabatuan, other Iloilo coastal towns implement preemptive evacuation

November 8, 2013 11:03 am· Comments Off on Cabatuan, other Iloilo coastal towns implement preemptive evacuation 

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 8 -– Cabatuan town in the second district of Iloilo province implemented early Thursdaymorning 48 families from low-lying Bangit village due to the expected landfall of typhoon "Yolanda" Friday afternoon.

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Calabarzon provinces on red alert, suspend classes as super typhoon ‘Yolanda’ nears

November 8, 2013 11:03 am· Comments Off on Calabarzon provinces on red alert, suspend classes as super typhoon ‘Yolanda’ nears 

By Saul E. Pa-a

CAMP GEN. VICENTE LIM, Calamba City, Laguna Nov. 8 (PNA) -– Local chief executives in the Calabarzon, comprising the provinces of Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon, have declared the suspension of classes in all levels in both public and private schools on Friday as super typhoon “Yolanda” makes landfall in Samar and Leyte provinces in Eastern Visayas region.

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Cebu City’s streets deserted as supertyphoon sets to strike

November 8, 2013 11:03 am· Comments Off on Cebu City’s streets deserted as supertyphoon sets to strike 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 8 — Cebu City now looks like a ghost town as most people stayed indoors bracing for super typhoon "Yolanda", which has been tagged by weather forecasters as the strongest typhoon anywhere in the planet this year.

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Fair weather in GenSan, nearby areas amid 'Yolanda' onslaught

November 8, 2013 11:03 am· Comments Off on Fair weather in GenSan, nearby areas amid 'Yolanda' onslaught 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Nov. 8 — The weather condition here and the neighboring areas has remained fair and is seen to normalize within the next two days despite the ongoing onslaught of super typhoon “Yolanda” in parts of northern and eastern Mindanao and the Visayas region.

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2 Mandaue-Mactan bridges closed to all vehicular traffic

November 8, 2013 11:03 am· Comments Off on 2 Mandaue-Mactan bridges closed to all vehicular traffic 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 8 — The two bridges linking the Cebu mainland and Mactan Island were closed to all vehicular traffic at 9:45 a.m. Friday as winds brought by super typhoon "Yolanda" intensified.

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Antique ready for Typhoon Yolanda

November 8, 2013 11:03 am· Comments Off on Antique ready for Typhoon Yolanda 

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 8 —Antique OIC-Gov. Rhodora Cadiao said the provincial government is ready for any eventuality once Typhoon Yolanda hits the province.

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