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October 25, 2018 2:49 PM Typhoon Yutu to enter PAR by Saturday

Typhoon Yutu is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) as Rosita by Saturday, GMA News' resident meteorologist Nathaniel Cruz reported on 24 Oras. Yutu has made landfall at the northern Mariana Islands that was hit by the powerful Typhoon Manghkut (Typhoon Ompong) in September. Based on data from PAGASA, the center of Yutu is 2,200 kilometers 102

October 5, 2018 10:12 AM ‘Habagat’ season ends; transition to ‘Amihan’ underway — Pagasa

Cool weather associated to the holiday season is expected in the coming days, after the state weather bureau announced the end of the “habagat” season or southwest monsoon. “Recent analyses showed a significant weakening of the southwest monsoon winds over the last few days,” Vicente Malano of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical 36

October 2, 2018 4:12 PM Supermarkets urged to sell rice at P38 a kilo

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is asking major retailers to sell rice at a set price of P38, in a bid to help tame the soaring prices of the staple. Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez told reporters on Tuesday that the proposal will involve allowing big supermarkets to import and then sell rice at the said price level. These firms will be barred 77

September 28, 2018 12:17 PM LPA becomes tropical depression, may enter PAR on Tuesday

A low pressure area (LPA) has now become a tropical depression, moving northwest at 15 kilometers per hour, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said on Friday. In a 4 p.m. Pagasa weather bulletin, the tropical depression was last seen at 2,625 kilometers east of Mindanao and packing maximum sustained 37

September 28, 2018 1:48 AM New LPA may enter PAR next week — Pagasa

A low-pressure area (LPA) spotted east of the country may enter the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) next week, possibly on Tuesday (Oct. 2), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said on Friday. In its 5 a.m advisory, the state weather bureau said the weather system was last located around 37

September 27, 2018 10:24 AM NFA deal with supermarkets to sell affordable rice in limbo

A deal that would have allowed supermarkets to sell affordable rice is now in limbo after the National Food Authority (NFA) asked retailers to pay a huge sum for a permit that was not part of the agreement. A top official of a supermarket group said that they learned recently that each retailer with a paid-up capital of P10 million needs to pay P115,000 to get an NFA permit 70

September 25, 2018 4:12 PM Weaker ‘Paeng‘ to bring light-moderate rains over N. Luzon on Friday

Track of Typhoon “Paeng” (Map posted on the Pagasa Facebook page at 11:22 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2018.) Typhoon “Paeng,” internationally known as “Trami,” slightly weakened on Tuesday and continued to move slowly toward the north-northeast, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) 57

September 25, 2018 10:50 AM ‘Paeng’ maintains strength, remains almost stationary

Typhoon “Paeng” (international name Trami) maintained its strength as it remained almost stationary on Tuesday afternoon, the state weather bureau said. “May kalayuan pa din ang sentro nito at ano mang bahagi ng landmass. Hindi rin abot ng radius ni Paeng ang ano mang bahagi ng extreme northern Luzon,” said weather specialist Loriedin dela Cruz. The southwest 44

September 13, 2018 2:58 AM Duterte to lead command conference on Typhoon ‘Ompong’

President Rodrigo Duterte will lead a command conference on Typhoon “Ompong” (international name “Mangkhut”) in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City on Thursday afternoon. The conference will be held at 3 p.m. at the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) Operations Center in Camp Aguinaldo. Currently packing sustained winds of 205 kilometers 55

September 12, 2018 5:39 PM ‘Ompong’ maintains strength, heads to northern Luzon

Typhoon “Ompong” (international name Mangkhut) has maintained its strength as it aimed for northern Luzon, the state weather bureau said Wednesday evening. Signal No. 1 was raised over Camarines Sur and Catanduanes, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Administration said. Ompong packed maximum sustained winds of 205 kilometers per hour near the center 33