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Magnitude 5.3 quake hits Davao del Sur

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake jolted Davao del Sur on Monday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. In a bulletin issued at 11:20 a.m., Phivolcs said the tectonic quake struck 16 km. southwest of Davao City at 10:06 a.m. It was 254 km. deep. Intensity… Read More

PAGASA TYPHOON UPDATE: INDAY EXITS; JOSIE TO ENTER PHILIPPINES THURSDAY NIGHT

 Tropical Storm Josie (Nanmadol (international name) is likely to enter the country and enhance the southwest monsoon or “habagat” this week, the weather bureau said Wednesday.

“Once it enters PAR, it could intensify and reach the typhoon category. It is forecast to remain far from the landmass, and will not have a direct effect on any part of the country,” forecaster Grace Castañeda of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said in its 5 a.m. weather bulletin. READ MORE