Posts Tagged El Niño

Orangutans in rehabilitation suffer from smoke caused by Indonesia forest fires

UNTV News   •   September 17, 2019

Dozens of orangutans are suffering from respiratory problems caused by the smoke from forest fires in Indonesia this week. Indonesia and neighboring countries in Southeast Asia are regularly hit by...

PAGASA declares end of El Niño

Marje Pelayo   •   August 16, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – State weather service PAGASA has declared the end of weak El Niño which has started in the last quarter of 2018. This means that the temperature in...

Duterte reactivates El Niño task force

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 16, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte reactivated the El Niño task force this week after reports of recurrence of El Niño phenomenon. The Memorandum No. 38, signed by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea on...

Expect up to 13 cyclones until December but El Niño may persist until 2020 – PAGASA

Marje Pelayo   •   June 26, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – State weather bureau PAGASA noted that more areas in the country may expect near normal rainfall in the coming months. This, despite the persisting drought that affects...

Agri damage almost P8-B due to El Niño—NDRRMC

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 3, 2019

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported almost P8 billion worth of agricultural damage due to El Niño. The NDRRMC’s report, released on Friday (May 3), estimated...

El Niño damage to agriculture hits P8-B

Marje Pelayo   •   April 26, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture’s (DA) latest data showed damage and losses from the persistent weak El Niño to have reached P7.96 billion. This covers damage in 277,890...

PAGASA: 17 provinces face drought due to El Niño

Marje Pelayo   •   April 26, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) announced Thursday (April 25) that 11 provinces in Luzon and six provinces in Visayas may experience drought by...

8 provinces, 31 areas under state of calamity due to El Niño

Marje Pelayo   •   April 17, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – More than 35 areas across the country are now under state of calamity due to the effects of El Niño. According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction...

2 Neg Occ towns under state of calamity due to drought

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 16, 2019

A state of calamity was declared in Murcia and Isabela, Negros Occidental because of the severe effects of El Niño phenomenon. 80% of the rice field of A and G...

Albay under state of calamity due to El Niño

Robie de Guzman   •   April 13, 2019

The province of Albay in Bicol region has been placed under state of calamity due to the effects of the El Niño phenomenon. Based on the report of the Provincial...

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