Angat dam dips to critical low but water supply in Metro remains steady

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sun, 28 Apr 2019 06:32:21 +0000

THE water level in Angat dam, the main source for Metro Manila, has breached its critical low on Sunday, although the drop was not expected to affect water supply, state…READ

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Angat water level continues to drop, may reach critical low by Sunday — Pagasa

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 06:26:25 +0000

THE water level in Angat dam, the main source of water in Metro Manila, continues to decline and may reach critical low by Sunday, the state weather bureau said. As of 6 a.m….READ

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El Niño damage rises to P8B

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 05:36:50 +0000

DAMAGE to crops due to El Niño has reached P7.96 billion, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said. In its latest advisory, the Disaster Risk Reduction Operations Center of the DA reported…READ

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Farmers sell working animals as El Niño bites

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2019 21:18:49 +0000

Farmers sell working animals as El Niño bites

KORONADAL CITY, Philippines — Farmers in Soccsksargen region in central Mindanao are selling their working animals to avert further losses, as about 15,000 hectares of farmlands in the region have reported crop damage from the impact of the El Niño.

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Agri damage due to El Niño hits P5.7 billion — DA

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Sun, 14 Apr 2019 08:13:49 +0000

Damage to agricultural products due to the threat of El Niño has reached P5.7 billion, an official from the Department of Agriculture disclosed on Sunday.

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Duterte slams MWSS: ‘Why didn’t you prepare for El Niño?’

Credit to Author: cmiranda| Date: Sun, 14 Apr 2019 07:17:15 +0000

Duterte slams MWSS: ‘Why didn’t you prepare for El Niño?’

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has slammed Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) anew for being unprepared for the El Niño season.

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BJMP prepares for intense heat; jail ailments expected to worsen

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 21:30:36 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) has reminded its personnel to start securing the water supply and ensuring proper ventilation in jails in preparation for the intense heat expected of El Niño in the days ahead.

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BJMP prepares for intense heat; jail ailments expected to worsen

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 21:30:36 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) has reminded its personnel to start securing the water supply and ensuring proper ventilation in jails in preparation for the intense heat expected of El Niño in the days ahead.

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Alarm raised as dozens of king cobras killed

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 23:24:15 +0000

Alarm raised as dozens of king cobras killed

SAN PEDRO CITY, Philippines — Wildlife conservationists urge more public awareness of dealing with the king cobra (Ophiophagus hannah), as dozens of the venomous snake have reportedly been killed, usually bludgeoned to death, in several provinces in the country.

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