August 2018 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on August 2018

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Rainy September 1 in parts of PH due to LPA

Aug 31, 2018 - 5:35 PM

The Visayas, Bicol, Surigao del Norte, and Dinagat Islands will have scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms

LPA brings heavy rain to Eastern Visayas

Aug 31, 2018 - 1:15 PM

Light to heavy rain is also expected in Surigao del Norte, Dinagat, Bicol, and the rest of the Visayas due to the low pressure area

LPA bringing rain to Eastern Visayas; monsoon affecting Batanes

Aug 30, 2018 - 5:55 PM

PAGASA is also monitoring Typhoon Jebi outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility

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Break from heavy rain as monsoon weakens

Aug 29, 2018 - 7:25 PM

PAGASA says there will be no torrential rain or serious flooding at least until Monday, September 3

Northern Luzon to have more rain on August 29

Aug 28, 2018 - 5:00 PM

Light to heavy rain is expected in Ilocos Norte, llocos Sur, Apayao, Batanes, and the Babuyan Group of Islands

Monsoon to affect Northern, Central Luzon again on August 28

Aug 27, 2018 - 5:00 PM

Residents of those areas in Luzon should stay on alert for possible flash floods and landslides

Monsoon rain expected in parts of Luzon on August 27

Aug 26, 2018 - 5:30 PM

The rain will be moderate to heavy in Ilocos, Cordillera, Batanes, the Babuyan Group of Islands, Zambales, and Bataan

Monsoon rains expected in parts of Luzon on August 26

Aug 25, 2018 - 6:30 PM

Metro Manila and other areas in Luzon will have scattered rains and thunderstorms also due to the southwest monsoon

Tropical Depression Luis leaves PAR

Aug 24, 2018 - 11:45 PM

But Luis will continue to enhance the southwest monsoon even if it has left the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Tropical Depression Luis set to leave PAR

Aug 24, 2018 - 5:05 PM

PAGASA says Luis will leave the Philippine Area of Responsibility either on Friday night, August 24, or Saturday morning, August 25

Tropical Depression Luis weaker, but still enhancing monsoon

Aug 24, 2018 - 12:15 PM

The southwest monsoon is bringing moderate to heavy rain to Ilocos, Cordillera, Batanes, and the Babuyan Group of Islands

Tropical Depression Luis slows down; LPA seen off Aparri

Aug 23, 2018 - 11:30 PM

Aside from Luis, PAGASA is also monitoring a low pressure area 1,000 kilometers east of Aparri, Cagayan

Tropical Depression Luis to enhance southwest monsoon

Aug 23, 2018 - 7:15 PM

The southwest monsoon will bring scattered rains to Ilocos, Cordillera, Zambales, Bataan, Batanes, and the Babuyan Group of Islands

Tropical Depression Luis enters PAR, may enhance monsoon

Aug 23, 2018 - 1:10 PM

PAGASA says Luis already made landfall in Taiwan, which is inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility

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Monsoon bringing rain to parts of Luzon on August 22

Aug 21, 2018 - 6:20 PM

Scattered rains are expected in Ilocos, Cordillera, Central Luzon, Batanes, and the Babuyan Group of Islands

Monsoon rain expected in parts of Luzon on August 21

Aug 20, 2018 - 5:15 PM

Typhoon Soulik, located outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility, is enhancing the southwest monsoon

Monsoon bringing rain to parts of Luzon on August 20

Aug 19, 2018 - 9:05 PM

There are also two tropical cyclones outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility, but they're unlikely to enter

Scattered rains to hit parts of Luzon on August 17

Aug 16, 2018 - 10:30 PM

The southwest monsoon will affect the Ilocos Region, the Cordillera Administrative Region, Batanes, and the Babuyan Group of Islands

Rain in parts of Luzon expected on August 16

Aug 15, 2018 - 11:45 PM

The southwest monsoon will affect Batanes, the Babuyan Group of Islands, Ilocos, Cordillera, Zambales, and Bataan

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Monsoon rain to continue in Luzon on August 15

Aug 14, 2018 - 10:45 PM

The low pressure area east northeast of Batanes is still enhancing the southwest monsoon

LPA enhances monsoon; Leepi stays outside, heads for Japan

Aug 14, 2018 - 12:30 PM

The low pressure area is still making the southwest monsoon stronger, while Severe Tropical Storm Leepi will not affect the Philippines

Heavy monsoon rain expected in Northern, Central Luzon

Aug 14, 2018 - 6:30 AM

Rain from the southwest monsoon will mostly be in Ilocos, Cordillera, Batanes, the Babuyan Group of Islands, Zambales, and Bataan on Tuesday, August 14

LPA unlikely to strengthen, but more monsoon rain seen

Aug 13, 2018 - 10:00 PM

Moderate to heavy monsoon rain will hit Ilocos, Cordillera, Batanes, the Babuyan Group of Islands, Zambales, Bataan, and Occidental Mindoro

Karding no longer enhancing monsoon, but LPA will

Aug 13, 2018 - 1:40 PM

The low pressure area is 925 kilometers east northeast of Basco, Batanes, and will enhance the southwest monsoon which is affecting Luzon

Monsoon dumps over half of August rainfall in just 1 day

Aug 12, 2018 - 10:35 PM

Filipinos experience around 53% of the expected rainfall for the month just on Saturday, August 11

Some 260 individuals from 111 families evacuate at the Mabuhay Basketball Court in Tatalon, Quezon City as 4 to 5 meter-high flood waters inundate their homes due to heavy rains caused by the southwest monsoon on August 11, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

PAGASA warns heavy rain to hit Luzon again on August 13

Aug 12, 2018 - 6:15 PM

Metro Manila, Ilocos, Cordillera, Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Oriental Mindoro, and Occidental Mindoro should stay on alert for floods and landslides

WATCH: Metro Manila flood situationer roundup

Aug 12, 2018 - 5:45 PM

Here's a look at floods on Sunday, August 12, as heavy rain continues to pour in the metro

LOOK: Thousands spend weekend in evacuation centers

Aug 12, 2018 - 1:16 PM

If you want to know how you can help, check our list of relief operations for those affected by the widespread flooding

LINING UP FOR FOOD. Families and individuals line up for food at the Mabuhay Basketball Court in Tatalon, Quezon City as 4 to 5 meter-high flood waters inundate their homes due to heavy rains caused by the southwest monsoon. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Tropical Storm Leepi outside PAR, 'unlikely' to enter

Aug 12, 2018 - 7:10 AM

But the southwest monsoon enhanced by Tropical Storm Karding (Yagi) will continue to bring rain on Sunday, August 12

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Aug 11, 2018 - 11:11 PM

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PAGASA warns of more monsoon rain on August 12

Aug 11, 2018 - 5:50 PM

The enhanced southwest monsoon will again trigger moderate to heavy rain in Luzon and the Visayas

LOOK: Heavy rain floods Metro Manila, Rizal

Aug 11, 2018 - 2:12 PM

(7th UPDATE) Tropical Storm Karding has left the Philippine Area of Responsibility but continues to enhance the southwest monsoon or habagat

FLOOD. Heavy downpour pounds Quezon City on August 11, 2018. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Karding exits PAR, but monsoon rain to continue

Aug 11, 2018 - 11:40 AM

(UPDATED) Even though Tropical Storm Karding (Yagi) is already outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility, it is still enhancing the southwest monsoon

More rain expected August 11 as Karding enhances monsoon

Aug 10, 2018 - 11:20 PM

Aside from Tropical Storm Karding (Yagi), the tropical depression outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility is also making the southwest monsoon stronger

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Karding, another tropical cyclone enhancing monsoon

Aug 10, 2018 - 11:55 AM

The southwest monsoon is causing the light to heavy rain on Friday, August 10

Karding-enhanced monsoon to bring rain on August 10

Aug 10, 2018 - 12:00 AM

The southwest monsoon is stronger because of Tropical Storm Karding (Yagi) and a low pressure area

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Tropical Storm Karding, LPA enhancing monsoon

Aug 09, 2018 - 11:50 AM

Karding (Yagi) is 1,200 kilometers east of Basco, Batanes, while the low pressure area is outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility

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Karding intensifies into tropical storm

Aug 08, 2018 - 5:45 PM

Tropical Storm Karding (Yagi) and a low pressure area are both enhancing the southwest monsoon, which is bringing rain to the country

Tropical Depression Karding slightly strengthens

Aug 08, 2018 - 12:05 PM

The southwest monsoon is also affecting the entire country on Wednesday, August 8

Tropical Depression Karding hardly moving over PH Sea

Aug 07, 2018 - 11:40 PM

Karding is located 1,160 kilometers east of Calayan, Cagayan, as of Tuesday evening, August 7

LPA now Tropical Depression Karding

Aug 07, 2018 - 12:05 PM

Karding won't hit land, but it's expected to enhance the southwest monsoon

LPA east of Cagayan likely to become tropical depression

Aug 06, 2018 - 5:55 PM

The low pressure area would be named Karding if it intensifies into a tropical depression

2 low pressure areas inside PAR, typhoon outside

Aug 05, 2018 - 6:00 PM

These weather systems are enhancing the southwest monsoon, which will bring rain to Southern Luzon and the Visayas on Monday, August 6