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FLOODED. People cross a flooded intersection in Manila, August 19, 2013. Photo by Rappler

Low pressure area off Palawan weakens

Feb 26, 2018 - 12:25 PM

But scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms are still expected in the southern part of Palawan on Monday, February 26

Low pressure area to affect Palawan, Zamboanga Peninsula

Feb 25, 2018 - 4:35 PM

The tail-end of a cold front will also bring rain to Quezon, Bicol, and Eastern Visayas

Low pressure area brings scattered rains over Mindanao, Eastern Visayas

Feb 24, 2018 - 7:08 PM

A northeast monsoon is also affecting the Cagayan Valley, Cordillera, and Ilocos regions

Satellite image from PAGASA website

Extension of low pressure area to affect Caraga, Davao

Feb 18, 2018 - 11:40 PM

The two regions should watch out for possible flash floods and landslides on Monday, February 19

Low pressure area triggers floods in Palawan

Feb 15, 2018 - 7:45 PM

Around 35 families from Barangay Elvita in Narra, Palawan evacuate due to the floods

LPA. Floods hit Barangay Elvita in Narra, Palawan due to a low pressure area. Photo by Keith Anthony Fabro

Scattered rains in Cagayan Valley, Cordillera on February 10

Feb 09, 2018 - 7:18 PM

The low pressure area PAGASA has been monitoring is located 355 km east of Surigao City

Low pressure area now off Surigao del Sur

Feb 08, 2018 - 5:55 PM

The northeast monsoon is also affecting Luzon

Satellite image as of February 8, 5 pm. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Low pressure area to bring rain to Caraga, Davao on February 8

Feb 07, 2018 - 9:16 PM

PAGASA advises Caraga and Davao to watch out for possible flash floods and landslides

Low pressure area seen off Visayas; northeast monsoon to bring rain

Feb 06, 2018 - 8:15 PM

The low pressure area is 425 kilometers east of Guiuan, Eastern Samar as of Tuesday afternoon, February 6

PAGASA warns of rain across PH on January 17

Jan 17, 2018 - 9:50 AM

Metro Manila, Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Bicol, the Visayas, and Mindanao should be on alert for flash floods and landslides

Low pressure area to bring rain on January 16

Jan 15, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Palawan, the Visayas, and Mindanao should be on alert for possible flash floods and landslides

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PAGASA warns of floods, landslides due to LPA

Jan 01, 2018 - 12:05 PM

The low pressure area, which is affecting Bicol, Eastern Visayas, Caraga, and Davao, could intensify into Tropical Depression Agaton on New Year's Day

Prepare for Agaton, first possible storm of 2018 – NDRRMC

Dec 31, 2017 - 2:32 PM

Here are some critical preparedness actions that local governments should be taking hours before the typhoon hits land

LPA might become Agaton on New Year's Day

Dec 31, 2017 - 11:35 AM

The low pressure area – or potential Tropical Depression Agaton – is expected to bring moderate to heavy rain to Mindanao

Rain seen in Caraga, Davao as low pressure area enters PAR

Dec 20, 2017 - 12:35 PM

The tail-end of a cold front is also affecting Metro Manila, Cagayan Valley, Cordillera, Central Luzon, Rizal, and northern Quezon including Polillo Island

Light-heavy rain in parts of Luzon, Visayas on November 24

Nov 23, 2017 - 7:20 PM

State weather bureau PAGASA says the tail-end of a cold front will affect Quezon, Bicol, and Eastern Visayas

Light-heavy rain in parts of Luzon, Mindanao on November 21

Nov 20, 2017 - 6:41 PM

The tail-end of a cold front, the northeast monsoon, and the trough of a low pressure area will bring rain on Tuesday, November 21

Low pressure area seen in Zamboanga Peninsula

Nov 17, 2017 - 7:10 AM

The low pressure area is estimated to be in the vicinity of Motong, Zamboanga del Norte. Meanwhile, a northeast monsoon is affecting northern Luzon.

Low pressure area to trigger rain in Mindanao

Nov 15, 2017 - 6:20 PM

State weather bureau PAGASA warns Caraga and Davao to brace for moderate to heavy rain

Tropical Storm Salome leaves PAR; low pressure area affecting Mindanao

Nov 11, 2017 - 9:20 AM

The low pressure is bringing light to heavy rain to the regions of Davao, Caraga, and Soccsksargen on Saturday, November 11

LPA off Eastern Samar likely to become tropical depression

Nov 08, 2017 - 11:35 PM

The low pressure area will be named Salome if it intensifies

PAGASA warns of rainy All Saints' Day in PH

Oct 31, 2017 - 8:12 PM

A low pressure area, the tail-end of a cold front, and the northeast monsoon will trigger rain in the country on Wednesday, November 1

Low pressure area to bring rain on October 31

Oct 30, 2017 - 7:45 PM

Bicol, the Visayas, Caraga, Davao, and Northern Mindanao will experience light to heavy rain on Tuesday, October 31

Typhoon Paolo begins to move away from PH

Oct 20, 2017 - 11:30 PM

Paolo (Lan) is expected to leave the Philippine Area of Responsibility early Sunday, October 22

Typhoon Paolo slightly intensifies; LPA now gone

Oct 20, 2017 - 5:50 PM

PAGASA says Paolo (Lan) already has maximum winds of 140 km/h and gustiness of up to 180 km/h, while the low pressure area off Mimaropa has dissipated

More rain in Bicol, Mimaropa, Visayas due to Typhoon Paolo

Oct 20, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Paolo (Lan), already located 860 kilometers east of Basco, Batanes, is now moving north northeast

PAGASA warns of floods, landslides as Typhoon Paolo strengthens

Oct 19, 2017 - 5:40 PM

Bicol, the Visayas, Zamboanga Peninsula, and ARMM should watch out for serious flooding, landslides, strong winds, and lightning

More rain on Thursday due to Typhoon Paolo

Oct 18, 2017 - 11:40 PM

Bicol, Eastern Visayas, and Caraga should expect more moderate to heavy rain

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Oct 18, 2017 - 2:04 PM

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Typhoon Paolo maintains strength as it brings rain to PH

Oct 18, 2017 - 11:55 AM

Paolo (Lan) is already 735 kilometers east of Guiuan, Eastern Samar, bringing moderate to heavy rain to Bicol, Eastern Visayas, and Caraga

Paolo strengthens into typhoon

Oct 18, 2017 - 7:45 AM

Metro Manila, Calabarzon, Bicol, Oriental Mindoro, Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Aurora, the Visayas, and Mindanao are rainy due to Paolo

Severe Tropical Storm Paolo slightly intensifies

Oct 17, 2017 - 11:40 PM

Paolo (Lan) now has maximum winds of 105 km/h and gustiness of up to 130 km/h

NDRRMC to local officials: Prepare for Severe Tropical Storm Paolo, LPA

Oct 17, 2017 - 7:45 PM

Those in Bicol, the Visayas, and Mindanao are advised to take precautionary measures amid rain from Paolo, while Palawan is affected by the low pressure area

PREPAREDNESS. The NDRRMC conducts an emergency response preparedness meeting to discuss government response for combined effects of Tropical Storm Paolo and the low pressure area. Photo from NDRRMC

Rain in Bicol, Visayas, Mindanao due to Severe Tropical Storm Paolo

Oct 17, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Paolo (Lan) will not make landfall in the Philippines, but its spiral bands are bringing light to heavy rain

Puerto Princesa Underground River tours suspended due to LPA

Oct 17, 2017 - 12:35 PM

A low pressure area prompts the suspension of visits to the world-class tourism site

Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Paolo now severe tropical storm; LPA affects Palawan

Oct 17, 2017 - 11:45 AM

The outer rainbands of Paolo (Lan) may bring light to heavy rain to Bicol, the Visayas, and Mindanao. There is also a low pressure area in Palawan.

Low pressure area to enter PAR on Monday

Oct 15, 2017 - 11:05 PM

If the low pressure area intensifies into a tropical depression, it will be named Paolo

LPA brings rain to Luzon; another likely to develop into Odette

Oct 11, 2017 - 6:35 PM

A low pressure area off Infanta, Quezon is causing the rain in parts of Luzon, while another one located farther away from the Philippines has a strong chance of strengthening into Tropical Depression Odette

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Rainy Thursday in PH due to LPA, thunderstorms

Oct 05, 2017 - 8:20 AM

The low pressure area is affecting Ilocos, Cordillera, Cagayan Valley, and Aurora, while the rest of the country will have isolated thunderstorms

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Sep 22, 2017 - 5:24 PM

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Low pressure area to trigger rain in parts of PH

Sep 17, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Bicol, the Visayas, Zamboanga Peninsula, Northern Mindanao, and Caraga will have light to heavy rain

Tropical Storm Maring, Typhoon Lannie leave PAR

Sep 13, 2017 - 5:50 PM

Luzon and the Visayas will have generally good weather on Thursday September 14 but Mindanao will have thunderstorms due to the intertropical convergence zone

No more areas under warning signal as Maring moves away

Sep 13, 2017 - 7:20 AM

Tropical Storm Maring Doksuri is already crossing the West Philippine Sea

Maring becomes tropical storm as it begins to move away from PH

Sep 12, 2017 - 11:40 PM

Only Zambales and Bataan remain under signal no 1 as Tropical Storm Maring is off to the West Philippine Sea

5 areas left under signal no. 1 as Maring exits land

Sep 12, 2017 - 9:00 PM

Tropical Depression Maring is already off the coast of Zambales Only Zambales Bataan Pampanga Tarlac and Pangasinan remain under signal no 1