Posts Tagged Eastern Samar

New LPA spotted east of E. Samar may intensify into tropical depression — PAGASA

Marje Pelayo   •   June 9, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) is monitoring a low pressure area (LPA) spotted east of Eastern Samar.  As of 3:00 AM on Tuesday...

State of calamity declared over 9 municipalities in Eastern Samar

Marje Pelayo   •   May 19, 2020

EASTERN SAMAR, Philippines — Nine municipalities in the province have been placed under state of calamity in the aftermath of Typhoon Ambo.  These areas are: Sulat Taft Can-avid Dolores Oras...

Typhoon Ambo makes landfall over Eastern Samar

Marje Pelayo   •   May 14, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Typhoon Ambo (international name VongFong) made landfall over San Policarpio, Eastern Samar at 12:15PM Thursday (May 14), according to state weather agency PAGASA. Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal...

Albay evacuates residents as Typhoon ‘Ambo’ threatens Bicol, Samar areas

Robie de Guzman   •   May 14, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The local government of Albay on Thursday ordered the evacuation of vulnerable residents ahead of the onslaught of Typhoon Ambo (international name: VongFong). The regional Office of...

Typhoon Ursula makes landfall over Salcedo, Eastern Samar

Marje Pelayo   •   December 24, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Typhoon Ursula has made landfall over Salcedo, Eastern Samar at 4:45 PM today (December 24). According to PAGASA’s 4:00 PM bulletin, the eye of the typhoon was...

1 cop killed, 5 others injured in Eastern Samar ambush

Aileen Cerrudo   •   December 13, 2019

One cop was killed and five others were injured in an ambush on Friday afternoon (December 13) in Eastern Samar by suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA). A...

Magnitude 5.2 quake jolts parts of Visayas

Robie de Guzman   •   November 8, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – (Update) A magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolted parts of Visayas on Friday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. Phivolcs said the quake, with a...

Magnitude 6.5 quake jolts parts of Visayas

Robie de Guzman   •   April 23, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – A magnitude 6.5 earthquake jolted parts of Visayas on Tuesday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported. In its bulletin, Phivolcs said the earthquake...

TD ‘Usman’ expected to landfall in Eastern Samar Friday night

admin   •   December 28, 2018

    MANILA, Philippines —Tropical Depression Usman has maintained its strength as it moves closer to Eastern Visayas. At 7:00 a.m. on Friday (December 28), PAGASA observed the weather system...

LGU preps for tighter security as Duterte confirms attendance in Balangiga bells’ turnover

Marje Pelayo   •   December 13, 2018

MANILA, Philippines – After skipping the arrival and handover ceremony of the historic Balangiga bells in Villamor Air Base last Tuesday (December 11), President Rodrigo Duterte finally decided to attend...

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