Up to 12 tropical cyclones possible till October

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Up to 12 tropical cyclones possible till October 

By Catherine J. Teves

MANILA, May 11 (PNA) — Between seven and 12 tropical cyclones (TCs) may either enter or develop in the Philippine Area of Responsibility during the May-October 2016 period.

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Gov asks for additional budget for agri in Pangasinan

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Gov asks for additional budget for agri in Pangasinan 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Oct. 27 — Considering the Php 3 billion worth of damages exacted by typhoon "Lando" to the province, particularly to the agricultural sector, Governor Amado Espino Jr. requested realignment of next year's budget to provide additional funds to help farmers recoup their losses.

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Antibiotics, vitamins prepositioned in Iloilo towns for ruminants

October 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Antibiotics, vitamins prepositioned in Iloilo towns for ruminants 

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 19 -– The Iloilo provincial veterinary office has now prepositioned its antibiotic and vitamin supplementation buffer stock in the various towns of the province.

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DOH activates express lanes for dengue cases in hospitals nationwide

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOH activates express lanes for dengue cases in hospitals nationwide 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Sept. 28 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) said on Monday it has ordered the activation of dengue express lanes in all government hospitals nationwide to help hasten the facilitation of suspected and confirmed dengue cases.

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NIA: El Niño to affect vast hectares of agricultural lands in AuroraBy: Jason de Asis

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on NIA: El Niño to affect vast hectares of agricultural lands in AuroraBy: Jason de Asis 

SAN LUIS, Aurora, Sept. 28 — Some 1,241 hectares of agricultural lands in this province are in danger of being severely affected by the El Niño phenomenon, according to the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) satellite office here.

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Indonesia likely to import rice after El Nino affects harvest

September 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Indonesia likely to import rice after El Nino affects harvest 

JAKARTA, Sept. 21 — The Indonesian government is likely to ship rice from overseas as El Nino causes failure in harvests at some areas, Vice President Jusuf Kalla disclosed here on Monday.

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Osmena wants to check if the country has enough power supply during El Nino

September 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Osmena wants to check if the country has enough power supply during El Nino 

MANILA, Sept. 15 – Senator Sergio Osmena III said on Tuesday his Senate Committee on Energy will check if the energy supply is enough to cover the 400-megawatt deficit when the forecast strongest El Nino phenomenon hits the country next year.

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San Guillermo, Isabela agriculture office urges farmers to plant drought-tolerant crops

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on San Guillermo, Isabela agriculture office urges farmers to plant drought-tolerant crops 

SAN GUILLERMO, Sept. 10 — The town’s agriculture office has urged farmers to plant drought-tolerant variety of crops to mitigate the effects of El Nino in the coming months.

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DA-12 approves cloud seeding operation in North Cotabato

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on DA-12 approves cloud seeding operation in North Cotabato 

COTABATO CITY, Sept. 9 — The Department of Agriculture (DA) Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM) has approved the conduct of cloud seeding operations in North Cotabato when the effects of the feared El Niño phenomenon is felt in the province.

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Iloilo Task Force El Nino sets initial meeting on Sept 10

September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Iloilo Task Force El Nino sets initial meeting on Sept 10 

ILOILO CITY, Sept. 8 –- The Iloilo provincial task force on El Nino is tentatively scheduled to have its first meeting on September 10 following its creation Friday last week.

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