Army troops and police were deployed to rescue residents trapped in flooded villages in the hard-hit provinces of Aurora and Nueva Ecija.
It’s moving towards the east, away from Hawaii, and this motion is expected to continue over the next 24 hours.
Heavy ponding and a stranded car prompted authorities to close Kamehameha Highway near Waikane Valley Road.
Nora is expected to become a post-tropical remnant low later today with the system dissipating by Friday night or Saturday, if not sooner.
Oho is no longer a viable threat to the main Hawaiian Islands.
Heavy rain is expected overnight Saturday, but some areas were already getting hit with wild weather during the day.
Radar indicated heavy showers along leeward slopes from Kailua-Kona to Milolii.
Gradual weakening is expected until the system dissipates on Wednesday.
All around Oahu, everything is turning green.
Heavy rains have resulted in storm water runoff entering into coastal waters.
With El Nino sticking around, we could see more late-season and off-season storms.
Vog is a factor and will be spreading from Hawaii Island to other parts of the state.
Workers tried to clear their stores as best they could, helping each other prepare for stormy weather while drying out their carpets.
It was another day of wild weather for the state, especially in West and Central Oahu, North Shore, Hawaii Island and Kauai.
The city is working closely with Honolulu police to close lanes as needed due to flooding conditions, and monitor traffic conditions.
HECO says the demand for power usually peaks at 1,000 to 1,100 megawatts, but on Monday and Tuesday nights, it peaked at more than 1,200 meg…
Surf, wind and rain could still pose problems and emergency officials aren’t letting their guard down.
Scattered heavy showers and thunderstorms may produce locally excessive rainfall today and tonight.
“We still have a couple more days (ahead) and anything can happen,” one official said.
Ignacio is forecast to cut through the island’s windward offshore waters tonight through Wednesday night.