Agila Pilipinas

Yellow rainfall advisory hoisted over Zambales

(Eagle News)–A yellow rainfall warning has been hoisted over Zambales. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said under the warning in particular are Iba, Botolan, Cabangan, San Felipe, San Narciso and San Antonio. Meanwhile,  light to moderate rains over Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, Bulacan, Quezon and Tarlac within the next two to three hours. Light to moderate with occasional heavy rains, PAGASA said, are affecting Metro Manila, Cavite, Rizal, Bataan, Laguna and Batangas.  

Thunderstorm advisory hoisted over Bataan, other areas

(Eagle News)–A thunderstorm advisory has been hoisted over some provinces. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said moderate to heavy rainshowers with lightning and strong winds are expected over Bataan and Pampanga within the next two hours. The same conditions, PAGASA said, are being experienced in San Felipe and San Narciso in Zambales; and in Doña Remedios Trinidad, Norzagaray, Santa Maria,  Marilao, Meycauayan, Bocaue, and San Jose del Monte in Bulacan. “All are […]

3.5-magnitude quake strikes off Davao Oriental

(Eagle News)–A 3.5-magnitude earthquake struck off Davao Oriental early Sunday, Sept. 15. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake, of tectonic origin, hit off 25 kilometers northeast of Governor Generoso at 3:05 a.m. Depth of focus was 24 kilometers. No damage to property nor aftershocks were recorded.  

3.6-magnitude quake strikes off Davao Occidental

(Eagle News)–A 3.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Davao Occidental on Saturday, Sept. 14. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake, of tectonic origin, hit 361 kilometers southeast of Sarangani at 10:42 a.m. Depth of focus was 15 kilometers. No damage to property nor aftershocks were recorded.

Cloudy skies with rainshowers expected over parts of N. Luzon

(Eagle News)–Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms are expected over parts of Northern Luzon today, Sept. 14. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said these conditions will be experienced in Aurora due to the southwest monsoon. PAGASA said apart from Luzon, the southwest monsoon is also affecting Visayas and Mindanao. Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to localized thunderstorms, on the other hand, will be experienced over […]

3.1-magnitude quake hits Surigao del Sur

(Eagle News)-A 3.1-magnitude earthquake struck Surigao del Sur on Saturday, Sept. 14. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake, of tectonic origin, hit 11 kilometers southeast of Tagbina at 7:23 a.m. Depth of focus was 4 kilometers. No damage to property nor aftershocks were recorded.  

Laguna, Batangas, others under thunderstorm advisory

(Eagle News)–A thunderstorm advisory has been hoisted over parts of the country. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said moderate to heavy rainshowers with lightning and strong winds are expected over Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon within the next 2 hours. The same conditions, PAGASA said, are being experienced in Cavite, particularly in Naic and Tanza; and in Nueva Ecija, particularly in Talavera, Llanera and Munoz. PAGASA said these conditions may persist within […]

Police identify owners of 2 alleged getaway vehicles of suspects in Espino ambush

(Eagle News)–The police on Friday, Sept. 13, said they have identified the owners of two  getaway vehicles used by those behind the ambush of former Pangasinan Gov. Amado Espino Jr. The names of the  owners  of the red Hyundai Elantra and the grey Ford Everest  according to the police, however, have been withheld in light of the police probe. Police Lieutenant Colonel Crystal Peralta, chief of the Police Regional Office 1, clarified the owners are […]

SC fines two Shari’a Circuit Court judges for “misjudgments” in 2014 Shari’a Bar Exams

(Eagle News)–The Supreme Court has fined two Shari’a Circuit Court judges for what it ruled were their “misjudgments” that cast doubts into the integrity of the 2014 Shari’a Bar Examinations. In a 13-page Resolution promulgated on July 24, the third division upheld the findings of the Office of the Court Administrator that found  Judge Kaudri Jainul of the Shari’a Circuit Court of Isabela City, Basilan and the appointed chair of the Board of Examiners; and […]

Heavy rainfall warning hoisted over parts of Mindanao

(Eagle News)–A heavy rainfall warning has been hoisted over parts of Mindanao. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said an orange warning, which means flooding is threatening in these areas, is up over Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga Sibugay, Zamboanga City, Basilan and Sulu. A yellow warning, on the other hand, has been hoisted over Zamboanga del Sur and Tawi Tawi. This means flooding is possible in low-lying areas and near river river channels. […]

Two suspects in Bien Unido, Bohol mayor murder nabbed in Cebu

(Eagle News)–Two of the suspects in the  killing of Bien Unido, Bohol Mayor Gisela Bendong-Boniel in 2017 have been arrested. The police said Lobo Boniel and Allan Delos Reyes Jr. were nabbed on Thursday in the house of Police Patrolman Nico Ababon, Boniel’s cousin-in-law, in Lapu Lapu, Cebu  following a tip. Boniel is the cousin of  former Bohol Provincial Board member Niño Rey Boniel, husband of the victim, the alleged mastermind. A .45 calibre pistol, […]

3.0-magnitude quake hits S. Leyte

(Eagle News)–A 3.0-magnitude earthquake struck Southern Leyte on Friday, Sept. 13. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake, of tectonic origin, hit 7 kilometers southwest of Hinunangan at 6 a.m. Depth of focus was 11 kilometers. No damage to property nor aftershocks were recorded.