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PAGASA declares start of dry season in Philippines

Mar 20, 2020 - 4:10 PM

(UPDATED) Expect hotter days ahead as the Philippines' dry season begins

LPA triggers rain in Palawan

Mar 08, 2020 - 12:05 PM

The low pressure area is 180 kilometers south southeast of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, on Sunday morning, March 8

LPA still affecting Visayas, Caraga, Zamboanga Peninsula

Mar 07, 2020 - 8:45 AM

The low pressure area is 30 kilometers west northwest of Zamboanga City before dawn on Saturday, March 7

LPA bringing rain to Visayas, Mindanao on March 6

Mar 06, 2020 - 9:50 AM

Flash floods and landslides are possible in areas affected by the low pressure area on Friday, March 6

Low pressure area enters PAR

Mar 04, 2020 - 9:45 PM

The low pressure area is 745 kilometers east southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur, as of Wednesday afternoon, March 4

PAGASA to hold free planetarium shows, stargazing, telescope sessions

Feb 13, 2020 - 6:32 PM

PAGASA is celebrating National Astronomy Week from February 16 to 22 with daily planetarium and stargazing sessions for free!

LPA now off Zamboanga City, northeast monsoon affecting Luzon

Feb 07, 2020 - 5:40 PM

The low pressure area being monitored by PAGASA is 235 kilometers southwest of Zamboanga City as of Friday afternoon, February 7

LPA trough affecting Visayas, parts of Mindanao

Feb 06, 2020 - 8:45 AM

The low pressure area's trough or extension is affecting the Visayas, Caraga, Northern Mindanao, and the Davao Region on Thursday, February 6

PAGASA monitors low pressure area east of Davao City

Feb 05, 2020 - 11:58 PM

The low pressure area's trough or extension is affecting Eastern Visayas, Caraga, and Davao Oriental, says PAGASA on Wednesday, February 5

'Ang lamig!': Here's why your nights and mornings are cold

Feb 04, 2020 - 11:00 AM

There's no forever, too, when it comes to cold weather

tourist feel the cold weather at Northern Blossom Flower Park in Atok Benguet. Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

LPA bringing rain to Caraga, Eastern Visayas on January 12

Jan 12, 2020 - 12:00 PM

The low pressure area is 650 kilometers east southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur, as of Sunday morning, January 12

Only 'passing light rain' possible during Traslacion 2020

Jan 08, 2020 - 8:00 PM

Nazarene devotees can expect generally fair weather, with just the possibility of isolated light rain on Thursday, January 9

Rain seen in southern parts of Luzon, Mindanao until January 3

Jan 02, 2020 - 6:25 PM

Rain from the intertropical convergence zone and the tail-end of a cold front will persist on Friday, January 3

Ursula leaves PAR as tropical storm

Dec 28, 2019 - 11:25 AM

The deadly Ursula (Phanfone) exits the Philippine Area of Responsibility at 9:50 am on Saturday, December 28

Ursula inching away, but tail-end of a cold front affecting Northern Luzon

Dec 27, 2019 - 12:15 PM

Moderate to heavy rain is expected in Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, and Apayao on Friday, December 27, due to the tail-end of a cold front

No more areas under wind signals due to Typhoon Ursula

Dec 26, 2019 - 5:25 PM

The trough or extension of Typhoon Ursula (Phanfone), however, will continue to bring rain to parts of Luzon

Typhoon Ursula slightly weakens as it begins to move away from PH

Dec 26, 2019 - 11:40 AM

Signal No. 1 is raised only in the northwestern part of Occidental Mindoro and the Calamian Islands as of 11 am on Thursday, December 26. There may still be some rain in parts of Luzon.

Typhoon Ursula now over West PH Sea

Dec 26, 2019 - 7:20 AM

There will still be rain in parts of Luzon on Thursday, December 26, but weather is later expected to gradually improve

Signal No. 3 lifted as Typhoon Ursula off to West PH Sea

Dec 26, 2019 - 12:10 AM

There are still areas under Signal Nos. 1 and 2 due to Typhoon Ursula (Phanfone) as of 11 pm on Christmas Day

Typhoon Ursula batters Calamian Islands

Dec 25, 2019 - 9:00 PM

Rain from Typhoon Ursula (Phanfone) persists in parts of Luzon and the Visayas early Wednesday evening, December 25

Typhoon Ursula makes 7th landfall in Oriental Mindoro

Dec 25, 2019 - 6:20 PM

Typhoon Ursula (Phanfone) brings very destructive winds and intense rainfall to the southern parts of Occidental Mindoro and Oriental Mindoro on the afternoon of Christmas Day

Typhoon Ursula heads for Mindoro after 6 Visayas landfalls

Dec 25, 2019 - 3:30 PM

Typhoon Ursula's 6th landfall is in Caluya Island, Antique, at 1 pm on Christmas Day

Typhoon Ursula crosses northern tip of Aklan-Antique

Dec 25, 2019 - 12:30 PM

Typhoon Ursula (Phanfone) makes its 5th landfall in Ibajay, Aklan, at 8:40 am on Christmas Day

Typhoon Ursula lashes parts of Visayas, Mimaropa on Christmas

Dec 25, 2019 - 9:25 AM

Typhoon Ursula (Phanfone) is 30 kilometers northwest of Roxas City, Capiz, or 95 kilometers south southeast of Romblon town, Romblon, early Christmas morning

Typhoon Ursula slightly intensifies off Capiz

Dec 25, 2019 - 6:35 AM

Typhoon Ursula (Phanfone) moves over the Jintotolo Channel off Capiz, after making its 4th landfall in Gigantes Islands, Carles, Iloilo

Typhoon Ursula off to Masbate-Panay after 3 landfalls

Dec 25, 2019 - 12:20 AM

PAGASA says Typhoon Ursula (Phanfone) has made landfall thrice, so far – in Eastern Samar, Leyte, and Biliran

Typhoon Ursula even stronger as it heads for Tacloban-Palo

Dec 24, 2019 - 8:50 PM

Typhoon Ursula (Phanfone) has maximum winds of 130 km/h and gustiness of up to 180 km/h early Tuesday evening, December 24

Typhoon Ursula: Over 23,000 stranded on Christmas Eve

Dec 24, 2019 - 5:45 PM

(UPDATED) Ursula (Phanfone) is now a typhoon and makes landfall in Eastern Samar past 4 pm Tuesday, December 24

STRANDED. Passengers get stuck at Port of Cebu due to suspension of sea travel. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

Typhoon Ursula makes landfall in Eastern Samar

Dec 24, 2019 - 5:15 PM

(UPDATED) Typhoon Ursula (Phanfone) hits Salcedo, Eastern Samar, at 4:45 pm on Christmas Eve

Ursula now a typhoon 'endangering' Eastern Visayas

Dec 24, 2019 - 3:05 PM

Signal No. 3 is raised for the first time as Ursula (Phanfone) intensifies into a typhoon early Tuesday afternoon, December 24, shortly before its looming landfall

Ursula may become typhoon before Eastern Samar landfall

Dec 24, 2019 - 11:50 AM

Hours before its expected landfall on Christmas Eve, Severe Tropical Storm Ursula (Phanfone) is still gaining strength

Severe Tropical Storm Ursula gains more strength as it nears Eastern Visayas

Dec 24, 2019 - 9:10 AM

Ursula (Phanfone) is expected to make landfall in Eastern Samar on Tuesday afternoon or evening, December 24, either as a severe tropical storm or as a typhoon

Ursula intensifies into severe tropical storm

Dec 24, 2019 - 6:50 AM

Signal Nos. 1 and 2 are raised in even more areas as of 5 am on Tuesday, December 24. Metro Manila is now under Signal No. 1.

Tropical Storm Ursula strengthens again en route to Eastern Visayas

Dec 24, 2019 - 12:30 AM

Tropical Storm Ursula (Phanfone) has maximum winds of 85 km/h and gustiness of up to 105 km/h late Monday evening, December 23

More areas under Signal Nos. 1, 2 due to Tropical Storm Ursula

Dec 23, 2019 - 8:45 PM

Tropical Storm Ursula (Phanfone) is 625 kilometers east of Surigao City early Monday evening, December 23. It maintains its strength.

Signal No. 2 in Guiuan as Tropical Storm Ursula slightly intensifies

Dec 23, 2019 - 6:25 PM

The municipality of Guiuan in the province of Eastern Samar is the first area to be placed under Signal No. 2 due to Tropical Storm Ursula (Phanfone)

2 days before Christmas, sea travel suspended in Visayas areas threatened by Ursula

Dec 23, 2019 - 1:49 PM

(UPDATED) Over 2,600 passengers across the region are stranded due to the suspension of sea travel

STRANDED. Passengers headed home to surrounding provinces for Christmas are stranded at the Port of Cebu. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

PAGASA: Be vigilant, Tropical Storm Ursula may hit Christmas Eve

Dec 23, 2019 - 12:25 PM

'Maaari pong tayo'y magno-noche buena pagdaan ng bagyo.... Maging vigilant po tayo,' says PAGASA official Esperanza Cayanan

Tropical Storm Ursula enters PAR

Dec 23, 2019 - 6:20 AM

(UPDATED) Tropical Storm Ursula (Phanfone) is the Philippines' 21st tropical cyclone for 2019, exceeding the yearly average of 20

Tropical depression outside PAR now Tropical Storm Phanfone

Dec 22, 2019 - 6:00 PM

Tropical Storm Phanfone is already 1,265 kilometers east of Mindanao as of Sunday afternoon, December 22, set to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Tropical cyclone might enter PAR by December 22 or 23

Dec 21, 2019 - 10:30 PM

The tropical depression will be given the local name Ursula when it enters the Philippine Area of Responsibility, possibly as early as Sunday night, December 22

Tropical cyclone threatens to ruin Christmas for parts of PH

Dec 20, 2019 - 7:00 PM

A tropical cyclone might enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility and affect parts of the country just as Filipinos are celebrating Christmas

‘Ring of Fire’ solar eclipse visible in Mindanao on December 26

Dec 20, 2019 - 6:29 PM

This is one rare experience, as the next annular solar eclipse visible in the Philippines will be on February 28, 2063

PAGASA monitors 2 low pressure areas ahead of Christmas

Dec 19, 2019 - 6:40 PM

As Christmas approaches, a low pressure area is spotted inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility, while a shallow LPA is outside

Rain to persist in parts of Northern, Central Luzon on December 6

Dec 05, 2019 - 6:05 PM

The tail-end of a cold front will bring scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms until Friday, December 6

Tisoy weakens into tropical depression as it leaves PAR

Dec 05, 2019 - 12:30 PM

Though Tisoy (Kammuri) is no longer inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility, there may still be heavy rain due to the surge of the northeast monsoon and the tail-end of a cold front

Tisoy weakens into tropical storm, but PAGASA warns of northeast monsoon

Dec 05, 2019 - 12:10 AM

Tisoy (Kammuri) is no longer directly affecting the Philippines, but the northeast monsoon is seen to bring heavy rain to Northern Luzon until Thursday, December 5

Tisoy moving away, no more areas under wind signals

Dec 04, 2019 - 12:50 PM

But the northeast monsoon is still affecting parts of Luzon, so there could be some rain and gusty conditions on Wednesday, December 4

Tisoy weakens into severe tropical storm

Dec 04, 2019 - 7:25 AM

Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) is downgraded to a severe tropical storm while making its way out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility early Wednesday, December 4

Typhoon Tisoy over West PH Sea, weather seen to improve December 4

Dec 04, 2019 - 12:40 AM

PAGASA says conditions are expected to improve beginning Wednesday, December 4, as Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) is moving away from the Philippines