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DA: Karding’s agricultural damage climbs to P1.29B

The agricultural damage wrought by super typhoon Karding has reached P1.29 billion, according to the latest data released by the Department of Agriculture (DA) on Tuesday, Sept. 27. Super Typhoon Karding’s strong gusts caused rice crops to bow in Mayantoc, Tarlac. (Screenshot taken from a video posted on Mayantoc Agriculture …

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‘Karding’ leaves 6 dead

FLOODED A school in San Ildefonso, Bulacan remains submerged in flood on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. The province was one of the areas devastated by Typhoon ‘Karding.’ PHOTO BY RENE H. DILAN THE strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year left at least six people dead, authorities said Monday. …

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Marcos assures ‘full assistance’ to typhoon victims

READY A man readies a boat at the Marikina River, which overflowed at the height of Typhoon ‘Karding’ on Sunday night, Sept. 25, 2022. The city government enforced mandatory evacuation of residents when the third alarm was raised. PHOTO BY JOHN ORVEN VERDOTE PRESIDENT Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Monday …

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New Covid cases in NCR exceed August peak

THE National Capital Region (NCR) or Metro Manila logged 1,600 new Covid-19 cases on September 25, surpassing the peak of 1,502 cases recorded on August 7, OCTA Research reported on Monday. The Covid positivity rate in the region has also gone up, from 15.7 percent on September 15, to 18.5 …

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Tropical Cyclone Karding Tracker

track_karding 5 p.m., Sept. 26 All wind signals in the country were lifted by PAGASA as typhoon Karding (international name: Noru) continues to move away from the Philippine landmass. At 4 p.m., the center of its eye was located 425 kilometers (km) west of Dagupan City in Pangasinan. Karding has …

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‘Karding’ batters Luzon

SUPER Typhoon “Karding” (international name: “Noru”) pounded Luzon with strong winds and heavy rain that forced hundreds of people to flee their homes. The storm was packing maximum sustained winds of 195 kilometers an hour as it charged toward Luzon after an unprecedented “explosive intensification,” the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and …

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Classes in NCR called off

TO SAFETY A boy carries pillows and other belongings as he and other residents of Aplaya in Noveleta, Cavite rushed to seek shelter at a public school ahead of the landfall of Super Typhoon ‘Karding’ on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. PHOTO BY JOHN RYAN BALDEMOR PRESIDENT Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. …

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Marcos back from US visit

(UPDATED) PRESIDENT Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. arrived Sunday from his week-long working visit to the United States, optimistic of a rebound in the Philippine economy. In his arrival statement at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, the 65-year-old Marcos recapped his activities while he was in New York City, the bulk …

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