Posts Tagged Batanes

Batanes records first community transmission of COVID-19

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 17, 2021

Batanes has recorded the province’s first community transmission of COVID-19. In a post on Thursday (September 16), the provincial government of Batanes confirmed that the province has community transmission after...

‘Kiko’ continues to weaken while moving over Batanes

UNTV News   •   September 11, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Typhoon Kiko continues to weaken further while moving over the coastal waters of Itbayat, Batanes, state weather bureau PAGASA said. In its 5:00 p.m. advisory, PAGASA said...

Batanes lifts COVID-19 community quarantine protocols

Robie de Guzman   •   June 25, 2021

  BATANES, Philippines — The local government of Batanes will be lifting the community quarantine protocols in the province starting Friday, June 25. In an advisory, the Batanes government said...

Signal No. 2 raised over Batanes, east of Babuyan Islands due to STS Siony

Marje Pelayo   •   November 5, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) hoisted tropical cyclone wind signal (TCWS) No. 2 over Batanes and the eastern part of the Babuyan Islands...

Batanes records second COVID-19 case

Robie de Guzman   •   October 1, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The provincial government of Batanes on Thursday confirmed its second novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) case since the pandemic began early this year. In a Facebook post, the...

Batanes gov’t implements temporary travel restriction from March 16-April 16

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 13, 2020

The Batanes government has implemented a temporary travel restriction to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Acting Provincial Governor Ignacio Villa said travel to the province of...

Typhoon Onyok slows down as it nears exit

Marje Pelayo   •   September 30, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Typhoon Onyok has slightly slowed down as it moves towards the northwest direction over the Philippine Sea, according to state weather service PAGASA. As of 5:AM on...

‘Liwayway’ further intensifies as it moves over Batanes

Robie de Guzman   •   September 3, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Severe Tropical Storm “Liwayway” continued to intensify on Tuesday afternoon, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said. In its 5 p.m. weather bulletin, PAGASA...

Typhoon Hanna gains strength as it nears exit on Friday

Marje Pelayo   •   August 8, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Typhoon Hanna continues to intensify as it moves towards Japan, according to the latest forecast from state weather service PAGASA. As of 4:00 AM on Thursday (August...

PH Coast Guard ships sail to quake-hit Batanes for relief ops

Robie de Guzman   •   August 2, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Two vessels of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) are on their way to Batanes province to bring relief goods and supplies for the victims of two successive...


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