Amang - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Amang


Tropical Depression Amang weakens into LPA

Jan 21, 2019 - 8:35 PM

Though Amang is now downgraded to a low pressure area, rain will still continue in parts of Bicol and Northern Samar

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Tuesday, January 22

Jan 21, 2019 - 7:15 PM

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Parts of Bicol, Northern Samar to have more rain from Amang

Jan 21, 2019 - 5:56 PM

Tropical Depression Amang is already 105 kilometers east of Catarman, Northern Samar, as of late Monday afternoon, January 21

Rain from Tropical Depression Amang to continue in Eastern Visayas, Bicol

Jan 21, 2019 - 11:35 AM

Signal No. 1 is lifted in Mindanao, but still raised in parts of Luzon and the Visayas as of 11 am on Monday, January 21

Tropical Depression Amang shifts, now off to Samar-Leyte area

Jan 21, 2019 - 8:50 AM

Amang was initially moving toward Southern Leyte but shifted direction, says PAGASA

Tropical Depression Amang slows down on its way to Southern Leyte

Jan 21, 2019 - 5:45 AM

Amang is moving at just 10 kilometers per hour, as of 5 am on Monday, January 21

Tropical Depression Amang heads for Southern Leyte

Jan 21, 2019 - 2:30 AM

At 2 am on Monday, January 21, PAGASA says Amang is already in the vicinity of the Dinagat Islands and moving toward Southern Leyte

Tropical Depression Amang makes landfall in Siargao

Jan 20, 2019 - 11:25 PM

Amang maintains its strength and speed as it hits land on Sunday evening, January 20. Heavy rain is expected to continue.

Heavy rain seen as Tropical Depression Amang nears Surigao

Jan 20, 2019 - 5:50 PM

Signal No. 1 remains raised in 13 areas late Sunday afternoon, January 20

Tropical Depression Amang maintains strength en route to Surigao

Jan 20, 2019 - 2:30 PM

Amang is expected to make landfall in the Surigao del Norte-Siargao Island area on Sunday afternoon or evening, January 20

Signal No. 1 in 13 areas as Tropical Depression Amang heads for Caraga

Jan 20, 2019 - 11:45 AM

Amang is now moving at a slightly faster 30 kilometers per hour, on track for landfall on Sunday afternoon or evening, January 20

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Monday, January 21

Jan 20, 2019 - 11:10 AM

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Tropical Depression Amang speeds up ahead of landfall

Jan 20, 2019 - 8:15 AM

Amang is now 360 kilometers east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur, as of early Sunday morning, January 20

Ateneo high school teacher shot dead

Jul 19, 2016 - 1:54 AM

Emmanuel Jose Pavia sustained two gunshot wounds to the head according to initial reports

Manila students welcome Lumads

Nov 05, 2015 - 12:46 AM

The killings have intensified in 2015 claiming 13 lives as of September 1 activists say

Can a Pinoy finally win the U.S. Open 9-Ball again?

Oct 21, 2015 - 1:18 AM

One of the most prestigious pool events has been heartbreaking for Filipinos A thin sliver of polyester might change that this year

Dennis Orcollo. Photo by Bob Guerrero

Palay, corn production forecast down in Q1

Mar 10, 2015 - 12:21 PM

Contraction in harvest areas and drop in yield due to typhoons among others pull down the forecast for the quarter says the Philippine Statistics Authority

'Amang' was biggest threat to Pope Francis

Jan 24, 2015 - 11:45 PM

Ambassador Paynor says the Pope did not wear any bullet proof vest inside his garment Instead what he wore was a poncho for rain protection

Tacloban Airport operations still restricted due to jet mishap

Jan 19, 2015 - 9:50 PM

Local carriers Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific adjust their flights anew as the airport keeps limited operations

SKIDDED JET. A view of the private plane that skidded off the runway of the Tacloban airport on January 17, 2015, as viewed on a live feed from the site. File photo Bea Cupin/Rappler

Storm Amang claims 2 lives

Jan 19, 2015 - 11:53 AM

One of the casualties is the Yolanda aid worker who died after scaffolding used for Pope Francis Mass in Tacloban collapsed due to Amang s winds

DEADLY STORM. The same storm that fell over the Pope's visit to Leyte claimed at least two lives

Amang weakens into LPA

Jan 19, 2015 - 6:52 AM

All public storm warning signals are now lifted

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 4:01 am, January 19. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Amang weakens into tropical depression

Jan 18, 2015 - 11:56 PM

9 provinces remain under public storm warning signal no 1

Class suspensions: Monday, January 19

Jan 18, 2015 - 8:07 PM

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Pope Francis' with youth, Luneta mass, network shutdown | The wRap

Jan 18, 2015 - 7:20 PM

Pope Francis tells people: don’t be afraid to cry What sets apart the Catholic Filipino according to the Pope? And cellular networks shut down to secure him

'Amang' weakens as it heads to N. Luzon

Jan 18, 2015 - 5:32 PM

Tropical Storm Amang packs weaker winds as it makes its way to Tuguegarao in Northern Luzon

PAGASA's January 18, 5 pm forecasted track for Tropical Storm Amang

'Pope in a Raincoat' defines this papal visit

Jan 18, 2015 - 1:38 PM

The Pope in a Raincoat defines Francis trip to the Philippines – a pope coming to join his people in suffering

POPE IN A RAINCOAT. Pope Francis visits families of typhoon Yolanda victims in one of the areas in Palo, Leyte Saturday, January 17, 2015. Photo by Benhur Arcayan/Malacanang Photo Bureau

Amang maintains strength, moving toward Sorsogon

Jan 18, 2015 - 6:16 AM

Public storm warning signal number 2 is raised over 13 areas while signal number 1 is raised over 16 areas including Metro Manila

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 4:32 am, January 18. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Cancelled flights Sunday, January 18

Jan 18, 2015 - 1:02 AM

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Pope in Leyte, typhoon Amang, selfie with Francis | The wRap

Jan 17, 2015 - 7:44 PM

Pope Francis flies to Leyte…but the storm cuts his trip short And he poses for his first selfie in Manila

#AmangPH: Heavy rains in E. Samar, just after Yolanda, Ruby

Jan 17, 2015 - 5:56 PM

Heavy wind and rain force residents of Basey Eastern Samar to evacuate or take shelter as Tropical Storm Amang makes landfall

Cancelled flights: Saturday, January 17

Jan 17, 2015 - 1:15 PM

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Outages in Visayas as #AmangPH knocks power lines

Jan 17, 2015 - 11:34 AM

5th UPDATE 9 transmission lines in are back online according to NGCP

'Amang' leaves over 13,000 stranded at seaports

Jan 17, 2015 - 10:22 AM

5th UPDATE More than 13 000 passengers are stranded at seaports due to Tropical Storm Amang says the Philippine Coast Guard

Cabinet Secretaries in Tacloban for Pope

Jan 17, 2015 - 8:50 AM

At least 4 of President Aquino s alter egos are in Leyte for the Pope s visit

WELCOME TO TACLOBAN. Cabinet Secretaries await the pope's arrival at the airport. File photo from the day prior at Malacañang by Malacañang Photo Bureau

Amang maintains strength, moves closer to E. Samar

Jan 17, 2015 - 8:03 AM

2nd UPDATE PAGASA says the tropical storm may hit Borongan City Eastern Samar Saturday afternoon or early evening Other weather stations have upgraded the status of Amang to a typhoon

Image courtesy of PAGASA

Storm Amang dampens Pope trip to Leyte

Jan 17, 2015 - 7:40 AM

Because of Tropical Storm Amang Mekkhala the Pope is arriving around an hour earlier in Leyte

'WELCOME, POPE.' Winds brought by Tropical Storm Amang (Mekkhala) destroy a Pope Francis streamer outside the Archbishop's Residence in Palo, Leyte.

#AmangPH intensifies, Samar island under Signal No 2

Jan 17, 2015 - 12:31 AM

More areas are also under storm signal number one Weather agencies predict a Saturday afternoon or Sunday morning landfall in Eastern Samar

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Jan 16, 2015 - 11:27 AM

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Amang may hit N. Samar Saturday; Signal No. 1 in 11 areas

Jan 16, 2015 - 6:43 AM

UPDATED State weather bureau PAGASA says the tropical storm has slowed down

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 1:32 pm, January 16. Image courtesy of PAGASA

PAGASA may raise storm signals over 3 areas due to Amang

Jan 15, 2015 - 7:06 PM

UPDATED The state weather bureau also issues a special weather outlook for Metro Manila and Tacloban in light of the papal visit

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 4:32 pm, January 15. Image courtesy of PAGASA

'Daily typhoons' to welcome Pope in Philippines

Jan 15, 2015 - 8:20 AM

Still Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle stresses: There is always a Resurrection And I hope the Holy Father will see that among those who have suffered and continue to suffer

ALL SET. A policeman stands guard as the Popemobile passes outside the Manila Cathedral during a dry run of the papal motorcade  on January 13, 2015. Photo by Ritchie Tongo/EPA

Tropical Storm Amang enters PAR

Jan 15, 2015 - 7:03 AM

The storm is at 950 km east of Guiuan Eastern Samar Heavy to intense rainfall is expected within its 300 km diameter

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 4:01 am, January 15. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Tropical depression to enter PAR Wednesday or Thursday

Jan 13, 2015 - 6:21 PM

Once it enters the Philippines as a storm the weather system will be named Amang