PAGASA issues red rainfall warning over NCR, nearby provinces

September 19, 2014 10:27 am· Comments Off on PAGASA issues red rainfall warning over NCR, nearby provinces 

MANILA, Sept. 19 — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) issued a "red" rainfall warning on Metro Manila and other nearby provinces around 6 a.m. Friday due to the combined effects of southwest monsoon and tropical storm "Mario".

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Int’l, domestic flights cancelled due to bad weather

September 19, 2014 10:27 am· Comments Off on Int’l, domestic flights cancelled due to bad weather 

MANILA, Sept. 19 — Bad weather led to the cancellation of both international and domestic flights as early as 6 a.m. Friday.

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TS 'Mario' gains strength as it heads toward Cagayan-Isabela area

September 19, 2014 10:27 am· Comments Off on TS 'Mario' gains strength as it heads toward Cagayan-Isabela area 

MANILA, Sept. 19 — Tropical storm "Mario" has gained strength and is expected to make landfall in Northern Luzon by Friday afternoon, according to Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

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Floods noted in several LRT-1 stations

September 19, 2014 10:27 am· Comments Off on Floods noted in several LRT-1 stations 

MANILA, Sept. 19 — Three stations of the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) were reportedly flooded due to heavy rains brought about by tropical storm “Mario”.

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Marikina River at Alert Level 4, forced evacuation ongoing

September 19, 2014 10:27 am· Comments Off on Marikina River at Alert Level 4, forced evacuation ongoing 

MANILA, Sept. 19 — Due to rains brought by the combined effect of southwest monsoon and tropical storm "Mario," the city government of Marikina raised "Alert Level 4" as the Marikina River is now at 18.6 meters and forced evacuation is set to follow.

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Palace suspends work in gov’t offices in Metro Manila, 15 provinces

September 19, 2014 10:27 am· Comments Off on Palace suspends work in gov’t offices in Metro Manila, 15 provinces 

MANILA, Sept. 19 — Malacanang on Friday suspended work in government agencies in Metro Manila and nearby 15 provinces due to floods and heavy rains caused by tropical storm “Mario.”

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Belmonte suspends work, including budget hearings at Hous

September 19, 2014 10:27 am· Comments Off on Belmonte suspends work, including budget hearings at Hous 

MANILA, Sept. 19 — Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. on Friday suspended offices at the House of Representatives, including hearing on the proposed 2015 national budget.

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MMDA suspends number coding

September 19, 2014 10:27 am· Comments Off on MMDA suspends number coding 

MANILA, Sept. 19 — Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) suspended Friday the number coding for motorists, except in Makati and Las Pinas due to flooded streets brought about by Tropical Storm "Mario."

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Mario induced heavy rains flood many parts of NCR

September 19, 2014 10:27 am· Comments Off on Mario induced heavy rains flood many parts of NCR 

MANILA, Sept. 19 — Heavy rains spawned by the combined effects of southwest monsoon and Tropical Storm "Mario" flooded many areas in Metro Manila Friday morning, according to Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA).

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Landslide leads to collapse of barangay hall in Valencia, Negros Oriental

September 19, 2014 10:27 am· Comments Off on Landslide leads to collapse of barangay hall in Valencia, Negros Oriental 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Sept. 18 -– The barangay hall of Puhagan in Valencia, Negros Oriental collapsed Wednesday night due to continuous rains brought about by typhoon “Luis” which inundated many parts of the province this week.

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