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FAST FACTS: Tropical cyclones, rainfall advisories

Sep 22, 2017 - 5:24 PM

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Qatar to reinstate ambassador to Iran amid Gulf crisis

Aug 24, 2017 - 4:00 PM

The decision to restore ties comes as Qatar is locked in a diplomatic impasse with Iran s great regional rival Saudi Arabia

A picture shows a general view of the phase 17-18 of the South Pars gas field facilities in the southern Iranian port town of Assaluyeh on the shore of the Gulf on November 19, 2015. Several leaders from a dozen gas producing countries -- who together hold 67 percent of proven reserves -- will take part in the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) summit in Tehran on November 23. AFP PHOTO / ATTA KENARE / AFP PHOTO / ATTA KENARE

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One Direction's Niall Horan caddies for Rory McIlroy at Masters

Apr 09, 2015 - 10:16 AM

Niall also hit a tee shot at the 9th and last hole on the special course but his shot ends up in the water

RORY AND NIALL. Niall Horan of One Direction caddies for renowned golfer Rory McIlroy at the Masters. Photo from Facebook/Rory McIlroy

Still cloudy for parts of PH Sunday

Dec 27, 2014 - 6:51 PM

The low pressure area is estimated at 570 km east of Hinatuan Surigao del Sur

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 6:01 pm, December 27. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Cloudy, rainy Saturday for most of the Philippines

Dec 27, 2014 - 8:03 AM

The tail end of a cold front affects the Bicol region while the northeast monsoon affects Northern and Central Luzon Meanwhile a low pressure area hovers closer to Surigao del Sur

LPA hovers east of Surigao del Sur

Dec 26, 2014 - 5:40 PM

The low pressure area which entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility Friday morning December 26 is now located at 800 km east of Hinatuan Surigao del Sur

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 5:01 pm, December 26. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Tropical Storm Ruby leaves PAR

Dec 10, 2014 - 11:49 PM

According to PAGASA as of 10pm the center of Ruby is located 320 km North Northeast of Pagasa Island Palawan

Photo courtesy of PAGASA

Typhoon Henry out of PAR by Wednesday morning

Jul 22, 2014 - 6:03 PM

UPDATED As Typhoon Henry moves away from the PAR another low pressure area is spotted

Tropical Storm Henry maintains strength

Jul 18, 2014 - 11:48 AM

The eye of Henry is estimated at 880 km east of Guiuan Eastern Samar

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 11 am, July 18. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Tropical Storm Henry enters PAR

Jul 18, 2014 - 9:21 AM

2nd UPDATE State weather bureau PAGASA says the tropical storm will not yet affect any part of the country

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 7:14 am, July 18. Image courtesy of PAGASA

#GlendaPH out of PAR by Thursday afternoon

Jul 16, 2014 - 5:51 PM

Metro Manila and 12 other areas are still under Public Storm Warning Signal No 1

Monsoon rains persist in parts of Luzon on Sunday

Jun 14, 2014 - 7:32 PM

The tropical depression spotted at 460 kms west of Itbayat Batanes on Saturday is still outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Satellite image courtesy of PAGASA

Monsoon rains for parts of Luzon on Saturday

Jun 14, 2014 - 7:17 AM

The tropical depression at 500 km west of Basco Batanes is still outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 6:30 am, June 14. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Occasional rains for Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon Saturday

Jun 14, 2014 - 12:08 AM

More rains expected on Saturday as the Southwest Monsoon continues to affect Luzon State weather bureau PAGASA also reports a tropical depression at 420 km west northwest of Sinait Ilocos Sur

Monsoon rains for parts of Luzon on Friday

Jun 12, 2014 - 6:31 PM

UPDATED A low pressure area is estimated at 430 km west northwest of Sinait Ilocos Sur but it is still outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 7 am, June 13. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Heavy rains expected, as 'Ester' moves out

Jun 12, 2014 - 12:36 AM

Ester is expected to be outside the PAR by Thursday morning June 12

Ester maintains strength on way out

Jun 11, 2014 - 12:29 PM

Tropical Depression Ester is expected to be outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility by Thursday morning June 12

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 11:32 am, June 11. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Ester maintains strength, expected out of PAR by Wednesday

Jun 10, 2014 - 6:34 PM

Only the Batanes Group of Islands remain under public storm signal no 1

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 6 pm, June 10. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Santi intensifies as it moves away

Oct 12, 2013 - 11:46 PM

All storm signals have been lowered as typhoon Santi moves away from the country

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 10.32 pm October 12. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Rainy Sunday for Zambales, Bataan as Santi slows down

Oct 12, 2013 - 7:25 PM

Typhoon Santi is reported to have killed at least 13 people as it pounded the northern part of the country on Saturday October 12

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 5.32 pm October 12. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Two Koreas confirm talks to discuss family reunions

Aug 22, 2013 - 4:15 PM

A reunion program began in 2000 following an historic inter Korean summit but was suspended in late 2010

WAR-MONGERING? North Korea accused South Korea's president of war-mongering a day after launching an annual military drill with the United States.

Generally good weather for travelers

Nov 03, 2012 - 9:15 AM

Filipinos who are on a vacation or are about to travel can expect generally good weather on Saturday November 3 PAGASA says

Scattered rainshowers over Luzon

Oct 27, 2012 - 10:24 AM

Typhoon Ofel now outside of Philippine Area of Responsibility but light to moderate rains likely to occur in Metro Manila

PAGASA monitoring LPA off Quezon

Oct 01, 2012 - 6:36 PM

Two days after typhoon Lawin exited the Philippines weather bureau PAGASA is closely monitoring another low pressure area off Luzon

MTSAT ENHANCED-IR satellite image at 5.32 pm, 1 October 2012. Image courtesy of PAGASA

'Karen,' LPA linger; Rain in Wednesday's outlook

Sep 12, 2012 - 12:03 PM

UPDATED Tropical storm Karen international codename Sanba and a low pressure area continue to hover within the Philippine Area of Responsibility

MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image 5:32 a.m., 12 September 2012. Image courtesy of PAGASA.

'Gener' now moving faster towards Taiwan

Aug 01, 2012 - 5:35 PM

Taiwan is bracing for typhoon Gener international codename Saola as it intensifies on its way out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility PAR

MTSAT Enhanced-IR Satellite Image of typhoon Gener (international codename Saola) as of 10:32 A.M., 01 August 2012. Photo courtesy of Pagasa.

'Gener' near Taiwan, leaves 12 dead

Aug 01, 2012 - 7:00 AM

UPDATED Typhoon Gener now at vicinity of east Taiwan Ryukyu Islands; storm signals still up in 3 Luzon provinces; typhoon leaves 12 dead; Classes still suspended in some areas

MTSAT Enhanced-IR Satellite Image of typhoon Gener (international codename Saola) as of 10:32 A.M., 01 August 2012. Photo courtesy of Pagasa.