Typhoon Juaning hit Philippines

Typhoon Juaning hit Philippines

The state weather bureau raised public storm warning signal number 2 over Metro Manila and 17 other areas in Luzon as typhoon “Juaning” intensified this afternoon.The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said that as

More than 300 new species discovered in the Philippines

More than 300 new species discovered in the Philippines

This spring, scientists from the California Academy of Sciences braved leeches, lionfish, whip-scorpions and a wide variety of other biting and stinging creatures to lead the most comprehensive scientific survey effort ever conducted in the Philippines, documenting

Typhoon Meari gaining strenght

Typhoon Meari gaining strenght

Meari could unleash flooding rain and damaging winds as it takes aim at the Far East late in the week.Meari was named by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) Wednesday, as Tropical Depression 07W gained storm status over the warm seas east of the northern

Tropical depression formed near Philippines

Tropical depression formed near Philippines

Torrential rain triggered flooding in parts of the Philippines as a tropical depression spun up nearby. According to the Straits Times of Singapore, at least three people have been killed by floods following days of heavy rain as of Thursday. Nearly 200 000 people…

752 metric tons of fish found floating in Taal Lake

752 metric tons of fish found floating in Taal Lake

A sudden change in water temperature of a lake surrounding a restive volcano in the Philippines has killed more than 700 metric tons of fish, a government agency said. The bureau said 752 metric tons of milkfish and tilapia have been found floating in Taal Lake,

Tropical storm Aere lashed Philippines

Tropical storm Aere lashed Philippines

Tropical storm Aere lashed the northeastern Philippines on Sunday, killing at least nine people and forcing more than 100 000 villagers to flee from farming towns threatened by landslides. The storm slammed into Catanduanes province with winds of 53 miles (85 kilometres

Alert status of Taal volcano raised to Level 2

Alert status of Taal volcano raised to Level 2

Taal Volcano is getting restive and an eruption, while not imminent, is a possibility, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) warned Saturday. The agency raised the alert status to Level 2 from Level 1, following an increase in volcanic earthq