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Duterte meets top NDRRMC officials for #Habagat2016 response

Aug 15, 2016 - 6:13 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte stresses the importance of adequate preparation and prompt response’

AERIAL INSPECTION. President Rodrigo Duterte and NDRRMC officials on August 15 conduct an aerial inspection of areas in Metro Manila that are affected by the monsoon rains. Photo courtesy of the Presidential Communications

Alerts lifted as Marikina River water level goes down

Aug 15, 2016 - 9:03 AM

UPDATED The water level of the river has been closely monitored over the weekend as monsoon rains dumped water across large parts of Luzon including Metro Manila

INUNDATED. Men navigate through a flooded area in Marikina City, August 14, 2016. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Over 1,800 people evacuate in Pampanga due to floods

Aug 14, 2016 - 11:15 PM

Most of the evacuees are from the town of Sta Rita

Red alert for habagat: DSWD activates Virtual Operations Center

Aug 14, 2016 - 10:30 PM

Information is power and we want this power to be used by Filipinos so they themselves can find means to prepare for calamities and help themselves immediately when calamities strike says DSWD Secretary Judy Taguiwalo

1 dead, 5 missing in Sumag tunnel flash flood in Quezon

Aug 14, 2016 - 8:53 PM

UPDATED Another worker is rescued after flood waters filled a diversion tunnel being built in General Nakar Quezon

WATCH: Tornado hits Fort Santiago in Manila

Aug 14, 2016 - 8:50 PM

The tornado leaves 1 injured and more than 100 houses destroyed according to Manila disaster management chief Johnny Yu

IPU-IPO. A screen grab of the tornado that hit Manila. Photo by Paulo Domingo

Marikina River water level rises anew on Sunday

Aug 14, 2016 - 6:25 PM

More than 2 000 families or over 10 500 people evacuate as the heavy rain triggers floods

#ReliefPH: How to help those affected by monsoon rains

Aug 14, 2016 - 3:06 PM

DSWD provides guidelines on how Filipinos can help those who are displaced by heavy rains

Maynilad reduces water production due to monsoon rain

Aug 14, 2016 - 2:59 PM

Erosion increases the amount of sediments at the Angat Dam forcing Maynilad to reduce water production

La Mesa Dam still on red alert

Aug 14, 2016 - 12:15 PM

As monsoon rains persist the La Mesa Dam nears its spilling level

Habagat affects 69,000 people

Aug 14, 2016 - 8:00 AM

At least 79 evacuation centers are opened in affected areas in Luzon

FLOODWATER. Children wade through waist-deep floodwater caused by southwest monsoon rain along AFP Road in Holy Spirit in Quezon City. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

#FloodPH: Forced evacuation ordered in Marikina

Aug 13, 2016 - 4:30 PM

9th UPDATE As of 8 pm August 13 more than 2 000 families are evacuated from flood prone areas

La Mesa on red alert: Forced evacuation advised

Aug 13, 2016 - 3:07 PM

11th UPDATE As of 4 pm Saturday August 13 the water level in La Mesa Dam is just 10 centimeters short of the spilling level

Satellite image as of August 13, 11 am. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Rainy weather in Luzon, W. Visayas for 3-5 days

Aug 13, 2016 - 11:56 AM

The rest of the country will experience good weather according to PAGASA

Satellite image as of August 13, 11 am. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Philippine Habagat hangs with baseball super power Korea

Jul 15, 2016 - 4:50 AM

Philippine teenagers get a taste of two of the best baseball nations learning some tough lessons along the way

WHO'S ON FIRST. The Philippine baseball squad faced teams from two of the world's best baseball nations on Philippine soil. Contributed photo

Make Philippine baseball great again

Jul 12, 2016 - 8:34 PM

Philippine Habagat is now the driving force behind the country’s campaign to regain its powerhouse status

MAKE BASEBALL GREAT. The Philippines had once been among the top nations in the world for baseball, but has slipped over the years. Philippine Habagat hopes to return the country to its previous glory. Contributed photo

Stay indoors during Lando, Metro Manila residents told

Oct 17, 2015 - 8:21 PM

For Metro Manila residents Typhoon Lando Koppu remains dangerous even if it is not expected to bring as much rain as Tropical Storm Ondoy did in 2009

PREPARING FOR LANDO. Filipinos protect themselves against the downpour as they walk along a street in Manila, Philippines, on October 17, 2015. On the same day, the state weather bureau places Manila under Signal No. 2 due to Typhoon Lando (Koppu). Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

Class suspensions: Saturday, August 22

Aug 22, 2015 - 7:23 AM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of schools and areas where classes have been suspended for Saturday August 22 due to Typhoon Ineng

Stormy Friday for N. Luzon, rains for Visayas

Aug 20, 2015 - 6:38 PM

The rest of Luzon including Metro Manila and Western Visayas can expect occasional rains on Friday August 21

Image courtesy of PAGASA

NDRRMC, 4 regional disaster councils on red alert over #InengPH

Aug 19, 2015 - 5:52 PM

At least 64 provinces are vulnerable to heavy rainfall brought by Habagat that may trigger landslides and floods

Rainy Wednesday for Palawan, VisMin

Aug 18, 2015 - 5:54 PM

Monsoon rains are expected in Palawan Visayas and parts of Mindnao on Wednesday August 19 Typhoon Ineng will not yet directly affect any part of the country

Image courtesy of PAGASA

Cloudy Monday for parts of PH

Aug 16, 2015 - 5:33 PM

Metro Manila and the rest of the country will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated thunderstorms mostly in the afternoon or evening

Cloudy skies over parts of PH on Sunday

Aug 16, 2015 - 9:58 AM

Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated thunderstorms will prevail over Metro Manila and the rest of the country

Rainy Thursday for Northern Luzon

Aug 12, 2015 - 5:12 PM

Northern Luzon especially Ilocos region can expect rains on Thursday August 13 says PAGASA

Image courtesy of PAGASA

Rainy Wednesday for Ilocos, Bataan, Zambales

Aug 11, 2015 - 5:23 PM

The Southwest Monsoon will bring light to moderate rains on Wednesday August 12 says PAGASA

Image courtesy of PAGASA

Rainy Tuesday for Luzon due to monsoon

Aug 10, 2015 - 6:29 PM

Luzon and Visayas can expect moderate to strong winds also due to the Southwest Monsoon

Image courtesy of PAGASA

Cancelled flights: Sunday, July 12

Jul 12, 2015 - 11:51 AM

Several PAL Express and Cebu Pacific flights are cancelled on Sunday morning July 12

When it rains

Sep 23, 2014 - 5:42 PM

The rain ceased being romantic and wind chimes in turn fluttered an angry battlecry I cannot sit here and wait

#HabagatPH: Marikina River alarm raised to level 1

Aug 04, 2014 - 11:01 PM

Local disaster officials advise Marikina residents to follow the city s water level monitoring for safety

Metro Manila warned vs monsoon rains August 5-8

Aug 04, 2014 - 10:35 PM

Brace for the heaviest monsoon rains August 6 7 PAGASA says

'Carmaggedon': Monsoon rain causes Metro Manila gridlock

Aug 04, 2014 - 9:09 PM

Tweet us using RoadAlert if you re still struck in traffic

File photo by Rappler

#Habagat: Map flood, traffic, and other critical alerts

Aug 04, 2014 - 8:53 PM

You can help report critical information such as flooded areas traffic situation and stranded motorists or commuters by reporting the location and the situation on the Project Agos Disaster Alert Map

5 roadblocks that PH education hurdled in 2013

Dec 23, 2013 - 2:44 PM

What were the setbacks of Philippine education in 2013? Rappler lists down 5 of them in this yearender

[Thinking Through Design] Reaching out during disaster

Nov 13, 2013 - 2:41 AM

Understanding how people communicate during flood can lead to more relevant and timely solutions

LIFESAVER. A mobile phone can be a lifeline in times of disaster

BY THE NUMBERS: Ondoy, Habagat 2012, Habagat 2013

Sep 26, 2013 - 10:58 PM

In recent years monsoon rains or habagat have become as destructive as Ondoy and other storms that enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility PAR

MovePH: Call for help

Sep 23, 2013 - 12:05 PM

MovePH is calling out once again to its partners and volunteers to unite under Project Agos to help respond to heavy rains

Pay it forward: Israel helps 'Maring' victims

Sep 14, 2013 - 3:02 PM

Israel helps victims of Maring still reciiprocating for what we once did for its people

HISTORIC TIES. Israel's mutual assistance with the Philippines goes back to Quezon's presidency

Maring-Habagat floods 140 schools, damages 58

Aug 25, 2013 - 8:08 AM

UPDATED As of 6 am on Sunday August 25 87 schools are still open as evacuation centers

LINE UP. Evacuees line up for food inside Malanday Elem School in Marikina. Photo by Rappler/Leanne Jazul

Monsoon floods affect 1.9M in Luzon

Aug 23, 2013 - 8:26 AM

21 people confirmed dead; Damage to infrastructure agriculture pegged at P97 3 million

FLOOD SURVIVORS. Residents affected by flooding due to heavy rains exacerbated by Tropical storm Maring (Trami) set up inside a basketball gym serving as an evacuation center in the town of Calumpit, Bulacan, August 22, 2013. Photo by AFP/Ted Aljibe

1.7 million affected by monsoon rains, 19 dead

Aug 22, 2013 - 6:31 PM

The monsoon rains affected close to 2 million killed at least 19 and displace over 560 000 Filipinos according to latest updates from government officials

WORST IS OVER: August 22 briefing by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council. Rappler photo

'Maring' damage reaches P79-M

Aug 22, 2013 - 1:40 PM

UPDATED The regions battered by Maring are the fastest growing and largest contributors to the economy

Rizal evacuees fear for own pigs

Aug 22, 2013 - 10:22 AM

Loss of livelihood is common to many of the 360 000 evacuees across the country

The rains of Maring: Lessons learned

Aug 22, 2013 - 9:00 AM

To work preparedness must be a public private endeavor Unfortunately the business and commercial sectors went their merry way

Monsoon rains leave 17 dead

Aug 21, 2013 - 11:48 PM

UPDATED Most of the fatalities drowned or were swept away by flood The latest victims recovered are from Rizal and Pangasinan

FLOODED: Aerial view of Laguna. Photo by the Philippine Air Force

Pasay under state of calamity

Aug 21, 2013 - 12:23 PM

Most of Pasay s 200 barangays were affected by the Metro Manila wide flooding

SUBMERGED. Nearly all of Pasay city's 200 barangays were affected by the deluge of rain over the Philippine metro. August 20 photo by EPA/TSG REY BRUNA / PAF

1M affected by monsoon - NDRRMC

Aug 21, 2013 - 8:00 AM

2nd UPDATE Initial damage is estimated at P67 M; at least 15 dead

FLOODED: Aerial view of Laguna. Photo by the Philippine Air Force

Some Marikina residents refuse to evacuate

Aug 21, 2013 - 12:23 AM

Residents of Marikina City are forced to evacuate as water level in Marikina River breaches the 18 meter mark Paterno Esmaquel reports

Marikina residents won't evacuate? 'Isip-isip 'pag may time'

Aug 20, 2013 - 11:51 PM

Over 21 000 Marikina residents evacuate but some refuse to leave their houses Find out why

200,000 evacuate in Metro Manila

Aug 20, 2013 - 7:04 PM

Flood waters have begun to subside however

FLOODS IN LAS PIÑAS CITY. Photo by EPA/Francis Malasig