Category Archives: Environment

Major Mayon eruption still possible – Philvocs

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 | Written by

An eruption remains imminent even if Mayon Volcano is seemingly quiet for the past days, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Philvocs) said. Mayon Volcano is currently emitting steam plumes, which, volcanologist Ed Laguerta said in an ABS-CBN report that it indicate that there is pressure building up at the bottom of the volcano as magma moves up. On…Read More »

Aquino approves rehab plan in Yolanda-hit areas

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 | Written by

President Benigno Simeon Aquino III announced in his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) last Monday, the approval of rehabilitation and recovery plans for areas devastated by typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan). In a report, Aquino said that he has signed the rehabilitation and recovery plans for areas hard hit by Yolanda such as the provinces of Cebu, Iloilo,…Read More »

Typhoon ‘Neoguri’ threatens Japan as it leaves damage-free PH

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 | Written by

Hours after leaving Philippine territory without any damage, Typhoon ‘Neoguri’ (‘Florita’) is currently pounding the southern part of Japan with strong winds and storm surges. A report from Japanese news agency on July 8 said that Typhoon Neoguri “has caused widespread power outages in Okinawa Prefecture.” Okinawa Electric Power Company said on Tuesday morning that about 21,100 households in 22…Read More »

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