89 families in Cagayan, Isabela evacuated due to ‘Carina’

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Aug. 1 (PNA) — Eighty-nine families in four towns of Cagayan and Isabela have sought refuge in evacuation centers as floods due to heavy rains brought by severe tropical storm ‘Carina’ continue to rise, the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) Regional Office-02 reported Monday. Of the said number, 51 families or 153 individuals […]


‘Carina’ maintains strength while moving over northern Cagayan — PAGASA

MANILA, July 31 (PNA) — Severe tropical storm “Carina” has maintained its strength while traversing northern Cagayan province in northern Luzon, the state weather bureau said in its weather bulletin issued at 5:00 p.m. Sunday. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said that as of 4:00 p.m., the center of storm “Carina” […]


NGCP to place Luzon grid on yellow alert Sunday night

MANILA, July 31 (PNA) — The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) will raise the alert of the Luzon grid to yellow status from 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Sunday due to power supply deficiency. NGCP said the Luzon grid will be on yellow alert due to “lower level operating reserves brought about by insufficient power […]


Ilocos Norte fishers alerted against rough seas as ‘Carina’ intensifies

LAOAG CITY, July 31 (PNA) — Disaster authorities in Ilocos Norte on Sunday warned fisherfolks not to venture into the seas due to expected rough to very rough conditions in the northern and eastern seaboards of Luzon brought by tropical storm ‘Carina’. As of this posting, the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) […]


‘Carina’ makes landfall in Cagayan

MANILA, July 31 (PNA) — Severe tropical storm ‘Carina’ made landfall in the province of Cagayan on Sunday afternoon, state weather bureau PAGASA said. In an interview, PAGASA weather observer Benjie Depas said ‘Carina’ made landfall around 1:20 p.m. on Sunday at Cabutunan Point in the town of Baggao in Cagayan. He noted that ‘Carina’ […]


TS ‘Carina’ disrupts operations of North Luzon transmission line –NGCP

MANILA, July 31 (PNA) — The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) reported one power facility in North Luzon that was affected by severe tropical storm “Carina” as of Sunday morning. The facility is the Magapit-Sta. Ana 69-kilovolt line, which is within the Cagayan province franchise area, particularly Buguey, Sta. Ana, Sta. Teresita, and […]


949 passengers stranded in various ports nationwide due to ‘Carina’

MANILA, July 31 (PNA) — Passengers stranded in various ports nationwide due to severe tropical storm ‘Carina’ have decreased to 949, the Philippine Coast Guard said Sunday. These include 192 rolling cargoes, 8 vessels and 1 motor banca. A rundown of those stranded include: COAST GUARD DISTRICT BICOL- 69 covering the ff ports of: Port […]


230 persons in N. Samar pre-emptively evacuated due to ‘Carina’ — NDRRMC

MANILA, July 31 (PNA) — More than 200 persons were pre-emptively evacuated in Northern Samar due to the effects of Tropical Storm “Carina”, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDDRMC) said on Sunday. NDRRMC said 44 families or 230 persons in the muncipalities of Mondragon and Pmabujan in Northern Samar were pre-emptively evacuated […]


Cordillera RDRRMC on high alert as ‘Carina’ threatens northern Luzon

BAGUIO CITY, July 31 (PNA) — Authorities in the Cordillera Rgion are on high alert as tropical storm Carina is expected to bring stormy weather over northern Luzon. With this, the Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (RDRRMC) is closely monitoring the provincial, municipal and city DRRMCs for any developments especially in landslide and […]