Maysak - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Maysak


On Typhoon Chedeng and a 'miracle'

Apr 07, 2015 - 12:55 PM

Talk of miracles has no place in statements from the government

Airlines passenger volume down during Holy Week

Apr 06, 2015 - 6:01 PM

Chedeng spoils most vacation plans thus pulling the passenger volume down to 19 from Holy Week last year

President Benigno S. Aquino III personally inspects the operations and security set-up at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 in Pasay City on Wednesday (April 01, 2015). The President wanted to make sure that all security preparations were in place to ensure safe travel during the Holy Week. Photo by Ryan Lim / Malacañang Photo Bureau

Isabela evacuees return home

Apr 05, 2015 - 7:13 PM

176 families earlier evacuated return home after Chedeng makes a brief pass over the province

Chedeng weakens, now a low pressure area

Apr 05, 2015 - 5:44 PM

Evacuees have started going home the social welfare department says as all public storm warning signals are lifted by the state weather bureau

Easter Sunday 'miracle'? How Chedeng weakened

Apr 05, 2015 - 1:08 PM

Philippine government meteorologist: We projected it to weaken but not that fast

#ChedengPH: Aurora evacuees return to homes

Apr 05, 2015 - 11:25 AM

But the DSWD says 431 families from Isabela remain in evacuation centers

Weakened Chedeng makes landfall in Isabela

Apr 05, 2015 - 8:55 AM

4th UPDATE As of 11 am Sunday Tropical Depression Chedeng is traversing Isabela province It is expected to further weaken into a low pressure area LPA within the next 24 hours

Chedeng further weakens, now a tropical depression

Apr 05, 2015 - 6:43 AM

Only 4 areas remain under storm warning signals as Chedeng Maysak remains almost stationary off the coast of Aurora province

Chedeng weakens further as it approaches Aurora

Apr 05, 2015 - 12:18 AM

PAGASA places 19 areas under storm warning signals down from 26 as Chedeng is expected to make landfall on Sunday morning April 5 over the coast of Isabela Aurora

Chedeng weakens as tropical storm; 26 areas warned

Apr 04, 2015 - 6:02 PM

UPDATED Tropical Storm Chedeng is expected to make landfall over the coast of southern Isabela between 4 and 6 am on April 5

Isabela bans liquor, fishing, swimming as Chedeng nears

Apr 04, 2015 - 3:24 PM

Isabela Governor Faustino Dy III says the province has been preparing for the worst case scenario

Chedeng accelerates slightly, 10 areas under Signal No. 2

Apr 04, 2015 - 12:03 PM

The typhoon will hit land over the coast of Southern Isabela by Sunday morning April 5

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 10:01 am, April 4. Image courtesy of PAGASA

200 families near Baler Bay to be evacuated due to Chedeng

Apr 04, 2015 - 10:34 AM

Most of these families are informal settlers who live 3 meters away from the bay

Chedeng maintains strength; more areas under storm signals

Apr 04, 2015 - 7:23 AM

The typhoon is expected to make landfall over the coast of the Aurora Isabela area by Sunday morning April 5

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 6:01 am, April 4. Image courtesy of PAGASA

13 provinces under storm signals as Chedeng weakens

Apr 03, 2015 - 11:46 PM

Catanduanes is under storm signal number 2 while 12 other provinces in Luzon are under signal number 1 as Chedeng approaches land

Image courtesy of PAGASA

DSWD intensifies preparations as Chedeng weakens

Apr 03, 2015 - 7:20 PM

All field offices of the Department of Social Welfare and Development remain ready to ensure the safety of affected families Secretary Soliman says

7 provinces under storm signal as Chedeng nears

Apr 03, 2015 - 6:42 PM

Isabela Quirino Aurora Quezon and Camarines Norte are added to the list of provinces under storm signal number 1

Image courtesy of PAGASA

CHECKLIST: What mayors should do 48 hours before typhoon hits land

Apr 03, 2015 - 6:29 PM

Are your mayors taking these minimum steps to prepare for Typhoon Chedeng?

Tuguegarao hits temperature highs ahead of Chedeng

Apr 03, 2015 - 6:07 PM

The hottest city in the country experiences its 3 highest temperatures in 3 days as a typhoon nears the Philippine landmass

Catanduanes, CamSur 'ready and on high alert' for Chedeng

Apr 03, 2015 - 3:17 PM

The two provinces currently under Storm Signal No 1 are not letting their guards down as Typhoon Chedeng weakens

#ChedengPH: Help map critical reports

Apr 03, 2015 - 1:32 PM

You can help report critical information such as flooded areas damaged roads or people in need of rescue by reporting your location and the situation on the Project Agos Disaster Alert Map

Chedeng weakens further; storm signal raised

Apr 03, 2015 - 11:48 AM

UPDATED Storm Signal No 1 is raised over Catanduanes and Camarines Sur

Image courtesy of PAGASA

Typhoon Chedeng weakens, to hit land Sunday night

Apr 03, 2015 - 12:15 AM

UPDATED Weather bureau PAGASA warns the public against engaging in outdoor activities along the beaches of eastern Luzon starting Saturday There will be possible storm surges of up to 3 meters in those areas

RORO bus firms to stop trips when storm signals raised

Apr 02, 2015 - 7:37 PM

No trips will resume until the Philippine Coast Guard says so Those who do not comply will be depth with severely says the LTFRB

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Typhoon Chedeng slows down, maintains strength

Apr 02, 2015 - 6:11 PM

Weather bureau PAGASA expects the typhoon to weaken as it moves slowly towards the eastern seaboard of Luzon

MOVEMENT. Forecast track of Typhoon Chedeng (Maysak) as of 4pm, Thursday, April 2, 2015. Image from PAGASA

5 million families might be affected by Chedeng

Apr 02, 2015 - 4:32 PM

At least 37 provinces 71 cities and 676 municipalities have been warned ahead of Typhoon Chedeng s landfall says the national disaster management body

HOLY WEEK STORM. A Filipino elderly gestures as she sits in front of a shanty at a coastal village in the town of Bacoor, Cavite province, Philippines, April 2, 2015. PAGASA issued the alert for Typhoon Chedeng (Maysak) as it enters towards the country ahead of Easter holidays. Photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

Typhoon Chedeng: Isabela ready for ‘worst case scenario’

Apr 02, 2015 - 4:07 PM

Residents are encouraged to report emergencies to the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council s hotlines: 0915 819 3187 and 0921 585 2341

'We are ready for Chedeng' – Regions III, IV-A

Apr 02, 2015 - 3:46 PM

LGUs are now more proactive and vigilant because of the lessons learned from areas affected by past disasters like Yolanda Haiyan says OCD regional director Josefina Timoteo

Cordillera on red alert for Typhoon Chedeng

Apr 02, 2015 - 2:46 PM

Authorities fear roads would be closed due to landslides Benguet – where the summer capital Baguio City is located – is the most landslide prone

10,000 Baler tourists warned ahead of Chedeng landfall

Apr 02, 2015 - 2:05 PM

We have historical data that the storm surge prone area over Aurora is Baler Bay says a PAGASA official

Chedeng slightly weakens; landfall by Saturday evening

Apr 02, 2015 - 12:27 PM

Storm signal number 1 will be raised over Bicol and Samar provinces within the next 12 hours PAGASA warns of possible storm surges of up to 4 meters over the eastern coast of Samar Bicol and Aurora Quezon

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 11:01 am, April 2. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Micronesians appeal for help after devastating typhoon

Apr 02, 2015 - 12:13 PM

UPDATED A state of emergency has been declared in Chuuk in the Federated States of Micronesia after Super Typhoon Maysak Chedeng swept through it on its way to the Philippines

DEVASTATION. This picture taken on March 29, 2015, shows structures damaged during storms brought on by Super Typhoon Maysak near the village of Mwan on the island of Weno in the Micronesian state of Chuuk. Super Typhoon Maysak cut a destructive path across the central Pacific, leaving at least five dead. Hiroyuki Mori/AFP

Typhoon Chedeng maintains strength – PAGASA

Apr 02, 2015 - 8:25 AM

The US Navy s Joint Typhoon Warning Center has downgraded Chedeng from super typhoon to typhoon status while the Japan Meteorological Agency still labels it a very strong typhoon

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 7:14 am, April 2. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Typhoon Chedeng enters PH area of responsibility

Apr 02, 2015 - 12:16 AM

The bureau says it is ready to raise Public Storm Warning Signal number 1 in Bicol and Samar provinces in the next 18 hours

TYPHOON CHEDENG. MTSAT-floater rainbow IR image of Typhoon Maysak (Chedeng), April 1, 2015, 15:32 UTC (11:32 pm PH time). Image courtesy US NOAA

Typhoon Maysak, Aquino on NAIA 1, Ali for Pacquiao | The wRap

Apr 01, 2015 - 8:37 PM

The Philippines braces for typhoon Maysak President Aquino praises NAIA terminal 1 renovations Muhammad Ali roots for Pacquiao

#Maysak: Help save lives, be a Project Agos volunteer

Apr 01, 2015 - 7:39 PM

Help gather critical information before during and after the typhoon Aim for zero casualty

Bicol, Samar are front liners for Typhoon Maysak

Apr 01, 2015 - 7:20 PM

By Thursday afternoon public storm warning signals will be raised over Bicol and Samar region areas likely the first to be affected by Typhoon Maysak

COMING STORM. A photo of Typhoon Maysak as seen from the International Space Station shows its size and position. Photo by Samantha Cristoforetti

Customs guidelines on clearance of int'l donations during calamities

Apr 01, 2015 - 4:52 PM

The Bureau of Customs releases the revised guidelines on international donations during calamities as Typhoon Maysak nears the Philippine Area of Responsibility

AFP raises red alert ahead of 'difficult' Typhoon Maysak

Apr 01, 2015 - 3:19 PM

Red alert status means all the troops must be inside the camps and ready for any deployment All vacation leaves are suspended

TYPHOON RESPONSE: File photo of Army soldiers preparing assets for typhoon response operations

Holy Week travelers told: Adjust to Typhoon Maysak

Apr 01, 2015 - 2:38 PM

NDRRMC Executive Director Alex Pama says foreign and local tourists should coordinate with local governments regarding the typhoon which will enter PAR Wednesday evening or early Thursday

PH braces for Typhoon Maysak

Apr 01, 2015 - 11:22 AM

Public storm warning signals could be raised in Bicol and Eastern Visayas in the next 36 hours the state weather bureau says

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

Indonesia drug mule, Licuanan on K-12, Germanwings pilot | The wRap

Mar 31, 2015 - 7:40 PM

Filipina drug mule in Indonesia’s death row was duped Higher education chair Licuanan says extra school years are worth it The Germanwings pilot had suicidal tendencies

Summer begins in PH as new storm nears

Mar 31, 2015 - 7:37 PM

The northeast monsoon terminated on Tuesday March 31 ushering in the summer season the day before a storm is predicted to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility

SUMMER SEASON. High temperatures are often observed in the months of summer, typically May

Typhoon Maysak retains strength as it nears PAR

Mar 31, 2015 - 5:57 PM

But PAGASA forecasts only isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms for Metro Manila and most of the country

Pacific islands brace for possible super typhoon

Mar 31, 2015 - 1:31 PM

UPDATED Chuuk Island receives a direct hit March 29 from Typhoon Maysak leaving the island devastated System is expected to enter Philippine Area of Responsibility PAR either Wednesday or Thursday

MENACING. Visible satellite image of Typhoon Maysak, March 31, 2015. Image courtesy SSD/NOAA

Typhoon Maysak intensifies

Mar 31, 2015 - 12:04 PM

The severe weather system is expected to enter PAR by Wednesday evening April 1 or early Thursday April 2; storm seen to strengthen then weaken as it nears Philippine landmass

MENACING. Visible satellite image of Typhoon Maysak, March 31, 2015. Image courtesy SSD/NOAA