Luzon (Philippines)

Type: City
Name: Luzon (Philippines)
Country: Philippines
Latitude: 6.52
Longitude: 126.089996
population: 3,211
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

LPA off Visayas now Tropical Depression 'Mario'

MANILA, Philippines - The low pressure area spotted off Visayas developed into Tropical Depression "Mario" on Wednesday, the state weather bureau said.The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services (PAGASA) said in its latest bulletin ... [Published Philippine Star - 4 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

JPark to expand to Luzon

GRAND LAUNCH. JPark Island Resort president Justin S. Uy talks during the grand launch of the resort, formerly known as Imperial Palace.  (SUN.STAR FOTO/ALLAN TANGCAWAN)ONE of the big tourism players in Cebu, the JPark Island Resort Cebu, formerly known ... [Published Sun Star Network - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 5 reports

Potential storm just outside PAR as of Wednesday morning

has just reached the boundary of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) as of 10 a.m. today, according to state weather forecasters. Post by Dost_pagasa. If it strengthens further into a tropical storm while the PAR, it will be given the local name ... [Published GMA News Online - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 8 reports

Noy to Congress: Give me emergency powers

MANILA, Philippines - President Aquino has formally asked Congress for emergency powers that would enable him to address the projected electricity shortage next year.Aquino made the request in a letter to Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr., a copy of which ... [Published Philippine Star - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Typhoon Kalmaegi leaves Philippines largely unscathed

Typhoon Kalmaegi swept out of the Philippines on Monday after causing chest-deep floods in some rural areas but leaving the storm-prone country largely unscathed, authorities said.The storm, with winds of 160 km an hour, struck the northeast of the main ... [Published CHINAdaily - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Southwest monsoon to bring rain to western Luzon, says Pagasa

By Bong Lozada | INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—Moonsoon rain is expected to drench western Luzon on Tuesday, a day after Typhoon “Luis” left the Philippine area of responsibility, the weather bureau said.The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 5 reports

Typhoon Kalmaegi sweeps out of Philippines

Source: AAP TYPHOON Kalmaegi has swept out of the Philippines after causing chest-deep floods in some rural areas but largely leaving the storm-prone country unscathed. THE storm, with winds of 160 kilometres an hour, struck the northeast of the main ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

There dead, 128 rescued from two capsized ships

Typhoon Kalmaegi barrels northern Luzon’s eastern and western front Manila: Three people were killed, three were injured, five remained missing, and 128 were rescued from two capsized ships in central Philippines and Metro Manila as Typhoon Kalmaegi rushed ... [Published Gulf News - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Rainy Tuesday to come in Luzon due to Habagat

Typhoon Luis (Kalmaegi) may be gone, but rain may continue to fall over parts of Luzon, including Metro Manila, on Tuesday due to the Southwest Monsoon, state weather agency PAGASA said. In its 5 p.m. bulletin, PAGASA said the Southwest Monsoon is affecting ... [Published GMA News Online - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 11 reports

Luis exits PAR, but rains to persist due to 'habagat'; no casualties so far - NDRRMC

InterAksyon.comThe online news portal of TV5MANILA - (UPDATE2, 5:24 p.m.) As of Monday mid-afternoon, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said no casualty has been reported yet in areas battered by Typhoon “Luis” which ... [Published Interaksyon - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

Manila braces for impact of powerful typhoon

MANILA: Philippine communities on Sunday prepared for flash floods, landslides and possible storm surges as Typhoon Kalmaegi rushed towards the country, bearing powerful winds and heavy rains, authorities said.The typhoon, with maximum winds of 160km/hour, ... [Published The News International - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

Kennon Road closed, 11 roads impassable due to landslides caused by Luis

Kennon Road, a major thoroughfare leading to Baguio City in northern Luzon, has been closed in the wake of destruction from Typhoon Luis, the state-run Philippine Information Agency reported Monday.The PIA, in a tweet, said Kennon was closed since 2 a.m. ... [Published GMA News Online - Sep 15 2014]

Quotes

"Yes. The power situation in the Philippines is critical. The President must be supported here" Bastes said in separate text message
"We are happy and honored to partner once again with the Heritage of City of Vigan. Through the years, we have established a solid and good relationship with the Local Government of Vigan through various events and activities. Regional TV has been active to raise public awareness on the importance of safeguarding our cultural heritage and rekindle the Filipino spirit through our programs. We are a proud partner of Vigan in its bid to be in the list of the New 7 Wonders Cities. True to the Network's corporate purpose of enriching the lives of the Filipinos everywhere, our participation in this one-of-a-kind festival makes us proud as a TV Network" shares Oliver Amoroso, AVP for Regional TV and Head for Integrated Marketing Services Division of GMA Network.”
"Even without the emergency powers, the government has the capacity, through the DOE and the ERC, to look into the situation" he said
"We cannot build any more power plants because we just don't have the time and it costs too much. We need to give him (President Aquino) these powers so that he can make sure that the outages will not follow the schedule drawn up by the experts" Santiago said in a news briefing on Wednesday, September 17

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Big dreams for a big city [Published Philippines Daily Tribune - 1 hour ago]
JPark to expand to Luzon [Published Sun Star Network - 3 hours ago]
LPA off Visayas now Tropical Depression 'Mario' [Published Philippine Star - 4 hours ago]
Bishops divided on proposal to grant emergency ... [Published GMA News Online - 4 hours ago]
Tropical depression ‘Mario’ enters PAR, expecte... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 4 hours ago]
Power firms should take advantage of strong liq... [Published GMA News Online - 4 hours ago]
US Ambassador naakit sa kultura at tradisyon ng... [Published Ilocos Times - 5 hours ago]
Tropical depression ‘Mario’ not expected to mak... [Published Manila Bulletin - 5 hours ago]
House leader wants DOE to explain Aquino emerge... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 5 hours ago]
Nearing LPA now a tropical depression, codename... [Published GMA News Online - 6 hours ago]
Senate, House want Palace, DOE to specify what ... [Published Interaksyon - 8 hours ago]
'Luis' toll dips after NDRRMC excludes ferry si... [Published Interaksyon - 9 hours ago]
Miriam favors emergency powers for Aquino [Published Rappler - 9 hours ago]
Drilon: Can’t rush emergency powers for Aquino [Published Rappler - 10 hours ago]
LPA expected to enter PH Thursday [Published Manila Bulletin - 10 hours ago]
Philippines: Thousands Evacuated due to Volcano... [Published Israel National News - 11 hours ago]
Potential storm just outside PAR as of Wednesda... [Published GMA News Online - 12 hours ago]
Govt has yet to explore ways to address power c... [Published Interaksyon - 12 hours ago]
Southwest monsoon to bring rain over western Luzon [Published Business Week Mindanao - 15 hours ago]
LPA trough to bring rains over E. Visayas, part... [Published Business Week Mindanao - 15 hours ago]
Generally fair weather even as LPA inches towar... [Published Interaksyon - 15 hours ago]
The man who never ran out of ideas [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 16 hours ago]
Megaworld invests P5B in Tanza industrial estate [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 18 hours ago]
Thousands flee as Philippine volcano spews lava [Published Travel and Tour World - 20 hours ago]
Cheaper, cleaner, greener energy could provide ... [Published Manila Times - 21 hours ago]
Luis leaves 4 people dead, P409 M agri damage [Published Philippine Star - 22 hours ago]
Noy to Congress: Give me emergency powers [Published Philippine Star - 22 hours ago]
Malaya unit may miss 2015 dry season [Published Business World - 23 hours ago]
Aquino invokes EPIRA’s crisis provision [Published Business World - 23 hours ago]
New coal plant in Cebu seen to go online by nex... [Published Business World - Sep 16 2014]
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Philippines: 15 September 2014: Mexico – Philip... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Maps - Sep 15 2014]
Source: European Commission Humanitarian Aid departmentCountry: China, Mexico, Philippines, Viet Nam MEXICO • ODILE made landfall near Cabo San Lucas (Baja California Sur) on 15 September at 4.45 UTC with max. sustained winds of 205 km/h (Category ...
Philippines: Situation report on Typhoon Luis o... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 15 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines From the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council Typhoon Luis is now over the West Philippine Sea and continues to move away from the country. The center of the typhoon (as of ...
Philippines: Typhoon Kalmaegi sweeps out of Phi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 15 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Philippines 09/15/2014 07:31 GMT MANILA, September 15, 2014 (AFP) - Typhoon Kalmaegi swept out of the Philippines on Monday after causing chest-deep floods in some rural areas but largely leaving the storm-prone country ...
Philippines: Powerful Typhoon Kalmaegi hits nor... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 14 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Philippines 09/14/2014 15:08 GMT MANILA, September 14, 2014 (AFP) - Typhoon Kalmaegi slammed into the northern Philippines on Sunday, causing flash floods and widespread heavy rains as communities braced for landslides ...
Philippines braces for impact of typhoon [Published The Malaysian Insider - Sep 14 2014]
Philippine communities on Sunday prepared for flashfloods, landslides and possible storm surges as Typhoon Kalmaegi rushed towards the country, bearing powerful winds and heavy rains, authorities said.The typhoon, with maximum winds of 160 kilometres ...
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