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IN PHOTOS: Japan braces for 'large, very strong' Typhoon Hagibis

Oct 12, 2019 - 4:52 PM

Japan's Meteorological Agency says Hagibis is an unusually large storm and is expected to bring 'brutal winds and violent seas' to large swathes of the country

Damaged houses caused by weather patterns from Typhoon Hagibis are seen in Ichihara, Chiba prefecture on October 12, 2019. - Powerful Typhoon Hagibis on October 12 claimed its first victim even before making landfall, as potentially record-breaking rains and high winds sparked evacuation orders for more than a million people. (Photo by Jiji Press/AFP

Typhoon slams into Japan, approaches disaster-hit regions

Jul 28, 2018 - 12:41 PM

(2nd UPDATE) Typhoon Jongdari, packing winds of up to 180 kilometers an hour, makes landfall early Sunday morning. Areas recently devastated by floods and landslides are in the storm's cross-hairs.

BRACED. A woman protects herself from the rain with an umbrella in Tokyo on July 28, 2018, as the country braces for Typhoon Jongdari. Photo by Martin Bureau / AFP

Student-led org helps nurture Cagayan De Oro's local artists

Nov 19, 2017 - 2:47 PM

'Before these artists joined Dire Husi, they had difficulty in letting go of their past, but because of music and art, their lives have changed forever'

MUSIC AND NARRATIVES. Members of the Dire Husi Initiative performed on November 11, Saturday, to narrate their own personal stories and how it changed since they joined the organization

IN PHOTOS: Typhoon Maysak, seen from space

Apr 01, 2015 - 9:16 AM

Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti posts haunting images of Maysak taken while aboard the International Space Station

State of emergency as Super Typhoon Maysak batters Micronesia

Apr 01, 2015 - 8:46 AM

Micronesia President: There is extensive damage to schools health facilities public utilities private residences and the sinking of several fishing passenger and dive ships

Maysak moves closer to PAR's eastern edge

Apr 01, 2015 - 7:50 AM

Typhoon Maysak strengthens further overnight Wednesday April 1 as it moves closer to the eastern edge of the Philippine Area of Responsibility

THREAT. MTSAT-Floater visible image of Typhoon Maysak as of March 31, 2015, 23:01 UTC (April 1, 2015, 7:01 PH time). Image courtesy NOAA

Maysak now a super typhoon, to weaken as it enters PAR

Mar 31, 2015 - 10:03 PM

The typhoon is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility by Wednesday evening April 1 or Thursday morning April 2 and will be named Chedeng

#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

Other weather stations say E. Samar landfall for #AmangPH

Jan 16, 2015 - 5:23 PM

UPDATED One weather station says the tropical storm is likely to make landfall along the northern shores of Eastern Samar on Saturday January 17 between 4 pm to 7 pm

Another supertyphoon spares PH

Nov 03, 2014 - 7:49 AM

UPDATED Current forecasts point to Paeng Nuri becoming the year s strongest storm

Typhoon Nuri, as of 22:32 UTC 2 Nov 2014. Image courtesy NOAA

UP Junior Marketing Association to hold Major Marketing Event

Jul 12, 2014 - 9:00 PM

Registration fee is set at P500 deadline is on August 23

UP JMA presents: Emirati

Mar 04, 2014 - 4:46 PM

The UP Junior Marketing Association brings you Emirati on Friday March 7 at Relik Tapas Bar and Lounge Bonifacio Global City

Yolanda to be retired as typhoon name (and other trivia)

Nov 23, 2013 - 8:15 AM

A typhoon s name is retired from PAGASA s list once it causes at least 300 deaths or P1B worth of damage in crops and infrastructure

TIMELINE: Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan)

Nov 09, 2013 - 7:09 PM

UPDATED Here s an updated timeline of how this year s strongest typhoon devastated areas of the country and how government is responding to the disaster

New storm coming to PH this week

Nov 05, 2013 - 1:30 PM

Tropical Storm Haiyan will be named Yolanda once it enters PAR; Could make landfall Friday in the Samar Leyte area

INCOMING STORM. Satellite image for Haiyan as of 4:30 UTC (12:30 pm Manila time) November 5, 2013. Image courtesy NOAA

Heatwave kills 4 in Japan

Aug 11, 2013 - 4:38 PM

The temperature tops 40°C 104°F in 2 cities leaving at least 4 people dead over the weekend

Weakened 'Pablo' now a tropical storm; All storm signals lowered

Dec 06, 2012 - 8:48 AM

UPDATED Pablo was last spotted 380 km west of Coron Palawan 12 4°N 116 8ºE carrying maximum sustained winds of 115 km h near the center and gusts of up to 145 km h

MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image 7:30 a.m., 06 December 2012

Japan braces for powerful typhoon

Jun 18, 2012 - 6:20 PM

Japan s Pacific coast was bracing itself for a powerful typhoon Monday June 18 as it headed northeast along the Okinawa Islands packing winds of up to 144 kilometers 90 miles per hour officials said

BUTCHOY AND TALIM. MTSAT Enhanced IR Satellite Image for 10:32 a.m., 18 June 2012, showing both tropical depression Talim (left, near edge of image) and typhoon Butchoy (international codename Guchol) (near the top-center part of image). Image courtesy of PAGASA.

[Updated] 'Butchoy': Signal #1 over E. Samar

Jun 15, 2012 - 5:54 PM

Tropical storm Butchoy international codename Guchol maintains its strength as it moves closer to Eastern Visayas

MTSAT Enhanced IR Satellite Image for 11:32 p.m., 15 June 2012. Tropical storm Butchoy (international codename Guchol) can be seen at the lower right side of the image; rain clouds brought by the southwest monsoon can be seen at the upper right side. Image courtesy of PAGASA.

'Butchoy' now a severe tropical storm

Jun 14, 2012 - 5:40 PM

Bicol and Eastern Visayas will also feel the effects of the enhanced monsoon by Friday Fishermen and seafarers in these areas are also warned of rough seas

MTSAT Enhanced IR Satellite Image for 4:32 p.m., 14 June 2012. Severe tropical storm Butchoy (international codename Guchol) is at the lower right side of the image; rain clouds brought by the southwest monsoon are at the upper left side. Image courtesy of PAGASA.

'Butchoy' now in PH area of responsibility

Jun 14, 2012 - 10:20 AM

Tropical storm Butchoy has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility PAR Thursday morning

MTSAT Enhanced IR Satellite Image for 8:32 a.m., 14 June 2012. Tropical Storm Guchol is at the lower right hand side of the image. Image courtesy of PAGASA.