Agila Pilipinas

3.9-magnitude quake hits Isabela

(Eagle News)–A 3.9-magnitude earthquake struck Isabela on Saturday, March 28. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake, which struck at 3:23 p.m., had its epicenter 27 kilometers northeast of Maconacon. It had a depth of focus of 31 kilometers. No damage to property nor aftershocks were recorded.

Thunderstorm advisory hoisted over parts of Mindanao

(Eagle News)–A thunderstorm advisory has been hoisted over parts of Mindanao. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said moderate to occasionally heavy rainshowers with possible lightning and strong winds are expected over Zamboanga Sibugay within the next two hours. Thesw conditions are being experienced in  Maitum in Sarangani,  Palimbang in Sultan Kudarat, Lake Sebu in South Cotabato and in  Bayog, Kumalarang, Lapuyan in Zamboanga del Sur. PAGASA said these may persist within one […]

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Bicol confirms three COVID-19 cases

(Eagle News) – The local health office of Bicol confirmed on Friday, March 27, that it has three cases of COVID-19 in the province. In a statement, the Department of Health Center for Health Development (DOH CHD)-Bicol said two of the cases were admitted at the Bicol Regional and Training Hospital (BRTH) while one case is at the Bicol Medical Center (BMC). “PH 765 is a 50-year old male while PH 766 is a 53-year […]

DOTr expands free bus ride operations for health workers to Laguna

(Eagle News)–The Department of Transportation has extended its free bus ride operations for health workers to Laguna. In a statement, the DOTr said  health frontliners can now be transported to and from  Calamba, Sta. Rosa, Binan and San Pedro. The buses, the DOTr said, will transport passengers to these designated routes, and vice versa, at 5 a.m., 7 a.m.,  1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m., and 7 p.m. The following are the specific areas covered […]

Laguna confirms 17 COVID-19 cases

(Eagle News)–Laguna province has recorded 17 coronavirus disease 2019 cases so far. Gov. Ramil Hernandez said of the 17, seven were from Santa Rosa, three from Biñan, two from Calamba and San Pedro, and one each from Cabuyao, Los Baños and Lumban. Hernandez said 687 persons are under investigation, while 8859 are under monitoring. Over 1000 persons under monitoring have been cleared, he said.

3.3-magnitude quake hits Davao Occidental

(Eagle News)–A 3.3-magnitude earthquake struck Davao Occidental today. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake, which struck at 8:12 a.m., had its epicenter 120 kilometers southeast of Jose Abad Santos. Depth of focus was 52 kilometers. No damage to property nor aftershocks were recorded.

Trough of LPA affects S. Mindanao

Easterlies affecting Mindanao, too (Eagle News)–The trough of a low pressure area is affecting Southern Mindanao today. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said the easterlies are also affecting the rest of Mindanao. As a result, PAGASA said Davao Region, the province of Sarangani and South Cotabato will experience cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to the trough. The rest of Mindanao, PAGASA said, will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies […]

Thunderstorm advisory hoisted over parts of Mindanao

(Eagle News)–A thunderstorm advisory has been hoisted over parts of Mindanao. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said moderate to heavy rainshowers with possible lightning and strong winds  are expected over Jose Abad Santos and Sarangani in Davao Occidental and  Glan in Sarangani. PAGASA said the same conditions are expected in Buenavista in  Agusan del Norte within the next two hours. “All are advised to take precautionary measures against the impact associated with […]

PHIVOLCS: 6.1-magnitude quake hits Sarangani

(Eagle News)–A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck Sarangani on Thursday, March 26. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake, which struck at 11:38 p.m., had its epicenter 46 kilometers southeast of Maasim. It had a depth of focus of 49 kilometers. The following intensities and instrumental intensities were reported: Reported Intensities: Intensity V – Maasim, Glan, and Malapatan, Sarangani; Tupi, South Cotabato; General Santos City; Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat Intensity IV – Jose Abad Santos, […]

Binangonan, Rizal confirms first COVID-19 case

(Eagle News) — The municipality of Binangonan in Rizal has confirmed its first coronavirus disease 2019 case. In a statement, Binangonan Mayor Cesar Ynares said the first case was a 44-year-old female and a resident of St. Monique Subdivision in Barangay Pantok. She has a history of travel to Zamboanga City and Davao City. The patient is confined in a private hospital and is now in stable condition, Ynares said. Ynares said a disinfection of […]

Cebu province now under enhanced community quarantine

(Eagle News)–Cebu province is now under an enhanced community quarantine. Governor Gwen Garcia made the declaration in Executive Order No. 5-N signed on Wednesday, March 25. In making the declaration,  Garcia said there was “an urgent need to put the entire Province of Cebu under a state of enhanced community quarantine to allow the more stringent measures to be implemented.” For instance, starting March 27, at 12:01 a.m., the entry of all persons arriving from […]