Subic sizzles in hottest day of the year: PAGASA

April 17, 2018 | Heat Temperature | Summer | Weather

MANILA – Temperatures in Subic, Zambales reached 39.2 degrees Celsius on Sunday, the hottest so far this year, the state weather bureau said. Temperatures across the country are expected to rise further as PAGASA declared the start of the dry season last week, with the end of the “Amihan” season that is characterized by cool Read More

Rains herald start of summer

April 11, 2018 | Summer | Weather

MANILA, Philippines — Summer is officially here. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) yesterday officially declared the start of the dry or summer season, noting the change in wind pattern from the cool northeasterlies to the warm and moist easterlies. Heavy rains due to localized thunderstorms hit several areas in Metro Manila Read More

13 fishermen rescued near Scarborough after boat capsizes

October 16, 2017 | Bataan | Community | Philippine Coast Guard | Weather

OLONGAPO CITY — Thirteen Bataan fishermen were rescued and returned home on Sunday night (Oct. 15) after their boat capsized near Scarborough Shoal as Tropical Storm “Odette” exited the country through the West Philippines Sea on Oct. 14. By: Allan Macatuno The FB Justin Lloyd sank some 40 kilometers from Scarborough Shoal (in red marker). Read More

Floating bar in tatters, destroyed by storm

October 16, 2017 | Business | Weather