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How a school in Capiz survived a rockslide and Typhoon Ursula

Jan 18, 2020 - 3:20 PM

Barra Elementary School finds ways to rebuild and continue to educate students even after Typhoon Ursula blew off the roof of its temporary learning space and destroyed all its teaching materials

LIFE GOES ON. Students of Barra Elementary School take their classes in small, humid, makeshift classrooms after Typhoon Ursula. Photo by Dorothy Andrada/Rappler

Akelco restores 85% electricity in Aklan, northern Antique 3 weeks after Ursula

Jan 16, 2020 - 8:36 PM

Aklan Electric Cooperative says it has restored power in 122,194 households and establishments in the province

BAYANIHAN. Photo by Aklan Electric Cooperative

Boracay Island still recovering from Typhoon Ursula

Jan 04, 2020 - 5:04 PM

The island resort is facing 3 problems – electric power outages, uncollected garbage and limited fuel

Photo by BFP Malay

Aklan rushes repair of schools damaged by Typhoon Ursula

Jan 01, 2020 - 1:06 PM

DepEd officials are worried as classes are set to open January 6

PHOTO San Roque Elementary School in Malinao, Aklan during the devastation of Typhoon Ursula PHOTO ATIR ADLIH

Typhoon Ursula death toll rises to 50

Dec 31, 2019 - 1:52 PM

Nearly 85,000 Filipinos displaced by the storm will spend New Year's Eve in temporary shelters

URSULA AFTERMATH. The Biliran provincial government declared a state of calamity on Friday, December 27, following the trail of destruction that Typhoon Ursula left in the province. Photo by Jeremiah Orobia Vertulfo

Typhoon Ursula leaves P65 million damage in Aklan's agriculture

Dec 31, 2019 - 10:54 AM

Heavy losses are recorded in rice, corn, banana, vegetable, and fruit tree plantations. The fisheries sector also takes a hit.

URSULA'S WRATH. The province of Aklan bore the brunt of Typhoon Ursula, which swept across Eastern and Central Visayas on Christmas Eve. Photo by Boy Ryan Zabal/Rappler

For Typhoon Ursula victims, welcoming the year would be difficult

Dec 30, 2019 - 1:05 PM

In Barangay Matarinao, a village of around 544 families, 3,386 houses were totally damaged while 315 houses were partially destroyed when Typhoon Ursula struck

Virginia Rangis, 53, says Typhoon Ursula caused a total damage to her house. She calls for help as she hopes that her home will be restored again.     After Typhoon Ursula, Pedro Gagap, 65, spends his time repairing his neighbor’s fishing boat. He said he couldn’t go back to fishing just yet, so in the meantime, doing repairs would be a big help to meet their daily needs. Photo byJene-Anne Pangue/Rappler

Typhoon Ursula death toll climbs to 47

Dec 29, 2019 - 4:36 PM

(UPDATED) Among the fatalities are fishermen caught at sea when the storm hit on Christmas Day

CAUGHT AT SEA. Some of the fatalities from Typhoon Ursula were fishermen whose boats capsized in the waters off Mindoro. Photo of the storm's aftermath in Biliran by Jeremiah Orobia Vertulfo

Ursula leaves PAR as tropical storm

Dec 28, 2019 - 11:25 AM

The deadly Ursula (Phanfone) exits the Philippine Area of Responsibility at 9:50 am on Saturday, December 28

Ursula inching away, but tail-end of a cold front affecting Northern Luzon

Dec 27, 2019 - 12:15 PM

Moderate to heavy rain is expected in Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, and Apayao on Friday, December 27, due to the tail-end of a cold front

Areas under state of calamity due to Typhoon Ursula

Dec 26, 2019 - 9:58 PM

(3rd UPDATE) The provinces of Eastern Samar, Biliran, Leyte, and Aklan as well as the city of Tacloban, are under a state of calamity due to the trail of destruction left by Typhoon Ursula

The local government unit of Barugo, Leyte said that as of Wednesday, December 25, a total of 1394 houses were partially damaged and 58 houses were totally damaged. There are no recorded in the city casualties. #UrsulaPH Photo from LGU Barugo

No more areas under wind signals due to Typhoon Ursula

Dec 26, 2019 - 5:25 PM

The trough or extension of Typhoon Ursula (Phanfone), however, will continue to bring rain to parts of Luzon

At least 16 people dead due to Typhoon Ursula

Dec 26, 2019 - 12:06 PM

(4th UPDATE) The fatalities are from Iloilo, Capiz, Leyte, Southern Leyte, and Biliran, where the storm caused heavy floods and destruction

DEADLY STORM. Typhoon Ursula hit the central islands of the Philippines as the country celebrated Christmas. Photo courtesy of Tacloban City Vice Mayor Jerry Sambo Yaokasin

Typhoon Ursula slightly weakens as it begins to move away from PH

Dec 26, 2019 - 11:40 AM

Signal No. 1 is raised only in the northwestern part of Occidental Mindoro and the Calamian Islands as of 11 am on Thursday, December 26. There may still be some rain in parts of Luzon.

Typhoon Ursula now over West PH Sea

Dec 26, 2019 - 7:20 AM

There will still be rain in parts of Luzon on Thursday, December 26, but weather is later expected to gradually improve

Signal No. 3 lifted as Typhoon Ursula off to West PH Sea

Dec 26, 2019 - 12:10 AM

There are still areas under Signal Nos. 1 and 2 due to Typhoon Ursula (Phanfone) as of 11 pm on Christmas Day

Typhoon Ursula downs mobile services in parts of Visayas, Southern Luzon

Dec 25, 2019 - 9:25 PM

Globe says its personnel are doing their best to restore mobile and internet services in areas affected by Typhoon Ursula (Phanfone)

TYPHOON. Several areas in President Roxas, Capiz are flooded due to heavy rains triggered by Typhoon Ursula. Photo courtesy of EJ Escosia

Typhoon Ursula batters Calamian Islands

Dec 25, 2019 - 9:00 PM

Rain from Typhoon Ursula (Phanfone) persists in parts of Luzon and the Visayas early Wednesday evening, December 25

Typhoon Ursula makes 7th landfall in Oriental Mindoro

Dec 25, 2019 - 6:20 PM

Typhoon Ursula (Phanfone) brings very destructive winds and intense rainfall to the southern parts of Occidental Mindoro and Oriental Mindoro on the afternoon of Christmas Day

Typhoon Ursula heads for Mindoro after 6 Visayas landfalls

Dec 25, 2019 - 3:30 PM

Typhoon Ursula's 6th landfall is in Caluya Island, Antique, at 1 pm on Christmas Day

IN PHOTOS: Typhoon Ursula brings Christmas Day floods to Visayas provinces

Dec 25, 2019 - 2:10 PM

Typhoon Ursula strikes several provinces in Visayas, resulting in severe flooding after heavy rains

MASSIVE FLOODING. Several areas in President Roxas, Capiz are flooded due to heavy rains triggered by Typhoon Ursula. Photo courtesy of EJ Escosia

Typhoon Ursula: Sea trips resume after storm signal warnings lifted

Dec 25, 2019 - 1:44 PM

Over 23,000 were stranded after Typhoon Ursula hit the Visayas region on Christmas Eve

STRANDED PASSENGERS. Sea trips resume on Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

Typhoon Ursula crosses northern tip of Aklan-Antique

Dec 25, 2019 - 12:30 PM

Typhoon Ursula (Phanfone) makes its 5th landfall in Ibajay, Aklan, at 8:40 am on Christmas Day

Typhoon Ursula lashes parts of Visayas, Mimaropa on Christmas

Dec 25, 2019 - 9:25 AM

Typhoon Ursula (Phanfone) is 30 kilometers northwest of Roxas City, Capiz, or 95 kilometers south southeast of Romblon town, Romblon, early Christmas morning

Typhoon Ursula slightly intensifies off Capiz

Dec 25, 2019 - 6:35 AM

Typhoon Ursula (Phanfone) moves over the Jintotolo Channel off Capiz, after making its 4th landfall in Gigantes Islands, Carles, Iloilo

Typhoon Ursula off to Masbate-Panay after 3 landfalls

Dec 25, 2019 - 12:20 AM

PAGASA says Typhoon Ursula (Phanfone) has made landfall thrice, so far – in Eastern Samar, Leyte, and Biliran

Typhoon Ursula even stronger as it heads for Tacloban-Palo

Dec 24, 2019 - 8:50 PM

Typhoon Ursula (Phanfone) has maximum winds of 130 km/h and gustiness of up to 180 km/h early Tuesday evening, December 24

Typhoon Ursula: Over 23,000 stranded on Christmas Eve

Dec 24, 2019 - 5:45 PM

(UPDATED) Ursula (Phanfone) is now a typhoon and makes landfall in Eastern Samar past 4 pm Tuesday, December 24

STRANDED. Passengers get stuck at Port of Cebu due to suspension of sea travel. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

Typhoon Ursula makes landfall in Eastern Samar

Dec 24, 2019 - 5:15 PM

(UPDATED) Typhoon Ursula (Phanfone) hits Salcedo, Eastern Samar, at 4:45 pm on Christmas Eve

LOOK: How local government units prepare for Typhoon Ursula

Dec 24, 2019 - 4:55 PM

On Christmas eve, local government units prepare for Typhoon Ursula (Phanfone) by evacuating residents and preparing equipment ahead of its landfall

Ahead of Typhoon Ursula's landfall, the local government unit of Naval, Biliran deployed evacuation tents with some tents dedicated for senior citizens, PWDs, and pregnant women. Photos courtesy of @biliranisland on Twitter

Ursula now a typhoon 'endangering' Eastern Visayas

Dec 24, 2019 - 3:05 PM

Signal No. 3 is raised for the first time as Ursula (Phanfone) intensifies into a typhoon early Tuesday afternoon, December 24, shortly before its looming landfall

Ursula may become typhoon before Eastern Samar landfall

Dec 24, 2019 - 11:50 AM

Hours before its expected landfall on Christmas Eve, Severe Tropical Storm Ursula (Phanfone) is still gaining strength

Severe Tropical Storm Ursula gains more strength as it nears Eastern Visayas

Dec 24, 2019 - 9:10 AM

Ursula (Phanfone) is expected to make landfall in Eastern Samar on Tuesday afternoon or evening, December 24, either as a severe tropical storm or as a typhoon

Ursula intensifies into severe tropical storm

Dec 24, 2019 - 6:50 AM

Signal Nos. 1 and 2 are raised in even more areas as of 5 am on Tuesday, December 24. Metro Manila is now under Signal No. 1.

Tropical Storm Ursula strengthens again en route to Eastern Visayas

Dec 24, 2019 - 12:30 AM

Tropical Storm Ursula (Phanfone) has maximum winds of 85 km/h and gustiness of up to 105 km/h late Monday evening, December 23

More areas under Signal Nos. 1, 2 due to Tropical Storm Ursula

Dec 23, 2019 - 8:45 PM

Tropical Storm Ursula (Phanfone) is 625 kilometers east of Surigao City early Monday evening, December 23. It maintains its strength.

Signal No. 2 in Guiuan as Tropical Storm Ursula slightly intensifies

Dec 23, 2019 - 6:25 PM

The municipality of Guiuan in the province of Eastern Samar is the first area to be placed under Signal No. 2 due to Tropical Storm Ursula (Phanfone)

2 days before Christmas, sea travel suspended in Visayas areas threatened by Ursula

Dec 23, 2019 - 1:49 PM

(UPDATED) Over 2,600 passengers across the region are stranded due to the suspension of sea travel

STRANDED. Passengers headed home to surrounding provinces for Christmas are stranded at the Port of Cebu. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

PAGASA: Be vigilant, Tropical Storm Ursula may hit Christmas Eve

Dec 23, 2019 - 12:25 PM

'Maaari pong tayo'y magno-noche buena pagdaan ng bagyo.... Maging vigilant po tayo,' says PAGASA official Esperanza Cayanan

Tropical Storm Ursula enters PAR

Dec 23, 2019 - 6:20 AM

(UPDATED) Tropical Storm Ursula (Phanfone) is the Philippines' 21st tropical cyclone for 2019, exceeding the yearly average of 20