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NDRRMC still on red alert even after Agaton left PAR

Jan 03, 2018 - 8:58 PM

The agency's operation center will continue to monitor the tail-end of a cold front that is expected to bring moderate to heavy rain to Bicol, Quezon, and Northern Samar

NDRRMC activates response cluster for 7.2 magnitude earthquake

Apr 29, 2017 - 9:10 AM

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council declares Red Alert status after a strong earthquake hits Davao Occidental

Luzon on power 'yellow alert' after series of earthquakes – DOE

Apr 10, 2017 - 4:08 PM

UPDATED The NGCP lifts red alert status for the Luzon power grid past 3 pm Monday April 10 But the energy department warns the Luzon grid might not be spared from brownouts this summer due to tight electricity supply

RED ALERT. NGCP says available capacity was set at 9,300 megawatts (MWs) compared to the peak demand of 9,370 MWs. Red alert means there is a power deficiency, while a yellow alert means reserves are thin

NDRRMC on red alert over Typhoon Karen

Oct 15, 2016 - 1:55 PM

Authorities say preemptive evacuations are ongoing ahead of Typhoon Karen s expected landfall in the Quezon Aurora area on Sunday October 16

#FloodPH: Forced evacuation ordered in Marikina

Aug 13, 2016 - 4:30 PM

9th UPDATE As of 8 pm August 13 more than 2 000 families are evacuated from flood prone areas

La Mesa on red alert: Forced evacuation advised

Aug 13, 2016 - 3:07 PM

11th UPDATE As of 4 pm Saturday August 13 the water level in La Mesa Dam is just 10 centimeters short of the spilling level

Satellite image as of August 13, 11 am. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Toxic smog brings nightmare 'white Christmas' to Beijing

Dec 25, 2015 - 5:31 PM

In this kind of weather can Santa Claus even find Beijing? a social media user writes

WHITE CHRISTMAS? Beijing residents woke up to a 'white Christmas' on December 25 morning but with the sky covered by thick toxic smog rather than snow. Photo by Wang Zhao/AFP

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Dec 08, 2015 - 2:10 PM

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NDRRMC on red alert over Typhoon Lando

Oct 16, 2015 - 1:27 PM

UPDATED Typhoon Lando Koppu continues to gain strength as it moves towards the Aurora Isabela area said state weather bureau PAGASA on at 10 am Friday October 16

Cordillera on red alert for Typhoon Chedeng

Apr 02, 2015 - 2:46 PM

Authorities fear roads would be closed due to landslides Benguet – where the summer capital Baguio City is located – is the most landslide prone

#MarioPH causes power outages in Luzon

Sep 19, 2014 - 1:33 PM

The combined effect of Tropical Storm MarioPH and the southwest monsoon affects power supply in parts of Luzon

Power outages in Metro Manila and other parts of Luzon have been caused by flooding and toppled down electricity facilities. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Blackouts in metro as Luzon grid goes on 'red alert'

Sep 08, 2014 - 5:03 PM

Some plants supplying power to Luzon shut down says the grid operator

Iceland issues red alert after new eruption near volcano

Aug 31, 2014 - 10:27 PM

This is the third time in a week that Iceland issued a red alert for aviation over the volcano

CLOSE WATCH. Computer screens show seismic activity from the Bardarbunga volcanic eruption at the Icelandic met office in Reykjavik on August 23, 2014. Halldor Kolbeins/AFP

Nigeria on red alert after first Ebola death

Jul 26, 2014 - 11:07 PM

The health ministry says that a 40 year old Liberian man died at a private hospital in Lagos from the disease which has now killed more than 650 people in four west African countries since January – the deadliest outbreak in history

EBOLA. This colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) reveals some of the ultrastructural morphology displayed by an Ebola virus virion. Photo by Cynthia Goldsmith/Center for Disease Control and Prevention/AFP

Luzon on red alert due to power supply deficiency

Jul 18, 2014 - 7:03 PM

While 84 of Glenda ravaged areas have been re energized power outage may still be experienced due to insufficient supply Meralco says

Cyclone Phailin pummels India, half a million evacuated

Oct 12, 2013 - 2:42 PM

2nd UPDATE Cyclone Phailin said to be the most powerful one to hit the Bay of Bengal since 1999 has made landfall in India on Saturday

EVACUEES. India issues a red alert as a massive cyclone bore down on the east coast on October 12 forcing the evacuation of thousands of people. Photo from Agence France-Presse/Asit Kumar

Police to remain on red alert

May 14, 2013 - 3:47 PM

The police will remain on red alert until the situation normalizes

AFP declares red alert from May 10-15

May 10, 2013 - 12:26 PM

The Armed Forces of the Philippines AFP declares red alert status on all its camps and units nationwide from May 10 to 15

'Ofel' gains strength, NDRRMC on red alert

Oct 23, 2012 - 11:56 AM

Tropical depression Ofel gained strength as it moves towards Visayas and Mindanao where the NDRRMC is on red alert status

MSAT ENHANCED-IR satellite image at 10.30 am, October 23. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Water levels in 4 Luzon dams still rising

Jul 30, 2012 - 9:26 AM

UPDATED Four major reservoirs in Luzon still registering rising water levels due to rain brought by tropical storm Gener and Southwest Monsoon

Dams on red alert; classes cancelled

Jul 30, 2012 - 12:44 AM

Water diverted from Ipo to La Mesa which is still about to spill; Classes suspended for Monday and red alert issued

Water at La Mesa Dam continues to rise

Jul 05, 2012 - 1:40 PM

Water level at the dam was last measured at 79 87 meters only 0 28 meter short of its spilling level

Evacuation recommended as La Mesa dam nears spilling level

Jul 04, 2012 - 9:55 PM

La Mesa Dam is still on red alert status