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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

Why is it now called tropical cyclone 'wind' – and not 'warning' – signals?

Dec 03, 2019 - 11:10 PM

Do you know what Signal Nos. 1 to 5 are based on? Here's a quick explainer.

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Typhoon Tisoy maintains strength over Mindoro Strait

Dec 03, 2019 - 9:40 PM

Only the northern part of Occidental Mindoro remains under Signal No. 3 as of 8 pm on Tuesday, December 3. Metro Manila is still under Signal No. 2.

Typhoon Tisoy exits landmass via Occidental Mindoro

Dec 03, 2019 - 6:40 PM

Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) is already 110 kilometers northwest of San Jose, Occidental Mindoro, or 135 kilometers north of Coron, Palawan, as of late Tuesday afternoon, December 3

Typhoon Tisoy makes 4th landfall in Oriental Mindoro

Dec 03, 2019 - 3:20 PM

Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) further weakens as it begins to cross the northern parts of the Mindoro provinces early Tuesday afternoon, December 3

Typhoon Tisoy heading for Batangas-Oriental Mindoro area

Dec 03, 2019 - 12:30 PM

PAGASA says Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) has made landfall thrice, so far – in Sorsogon, Masbate, and Marinduque

Typhoon Tisoy off Quezon's Bondoc Peninsula, bringing fierce winds, rain

Dec 03, 2019 - 9:25 AM

The eyewall of Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) is bringing violent winds and heavy to intense rain over the southern part of Quezon, Marinduque, and Romblon early Tuesday morning, December 3

Typhoon Tisoy slightly weakens, now over Burias Island

Dec 03, 2019 - 6:30 AM

While Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) is slightly weaker, the peak of rain from the typhoon is still expected on Tuesday, December 3

Typhoon Tisoy makes landfall in Sorsogon

Dec 02, 2019 - 11:55 PM

(UPDATED) Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) hits Gubat, Sorsogon, at 11 pm on Monday, December 2

Typhoon Tisoy further intensifies ahead of landfall in Sorsogon

Dec 02, 2019 - 9:10 PM

Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) is about to hit Sorsogon on Monday evening, December 2, packing maximum winds of 165 km/h and gustiness of up to 230 km/h

Typhoon Tisoy eyewall hits Northern Samar; landfall set in Albay-Sorsogon

Dec 02, 2019 - 6:50 PM

The eyewall or 'ring of cumulonimbus clouds' surrounding the eye of Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) brings intense rainfall and violent winds to Northern Samar late Monday afternoon, December 2

'Threat increases' as Typhoon Tisoy nears Northern Samar, Albay, Sorsogon

Dec 02, 2019 - 3:50 PM

Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) is expected to make landfall in Albay, Sorsogon, or Northern Samar between Monday evening, December 2, and early Tuesday morning, December 3

Typhoon Tisoy's outer rainbands begin affecting Bicol, Eastern Visayas

Dec 02, 2019 - 12:30 PM

Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) slightly accelerates late Monday morning, December 2, less than a day away from its projected landfall in Catanduanes, Albay, or Sorsogon

As Typhoon Tisoy nears, Signal No. 3 in more areas, No. 2 in Metro Manila

Dec 02, 2019 - 9:30 AM

Much of Luzon and the Visayas are on alert for Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri), which is 275 kilometers east of Virac, Catanduanes, early Monday morning, December 2

Signal No. 3 up in Catanduanes as Typhoon Tisoy slightly intensifies

Dec 02, 2019 - 6:20 AM

Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) is already 355 kilometers east of Virac, Catanduanes, early Monday, December 2. It gains more strength.

Much of Luzon, Visayas with signal nos. as Typhoon Tisoy approaches

Dec 02, 2019 - 12:45 AM

Signal Nos. 1 and 2 are raised in dozens of areas as of 11 pm on Sunday, December 1, with Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) making its way toward land

Over 30 areas under Signal Nos. 1, 2 due to Typhoon Tisoy

Dec 01, 2019 - 6:15 PM

Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) is still heading for Bicol. Metro Manila, meanwhile, is now among the areas under Signal No. 1 as of 5 pm on Sunday, December 1.

Typhoon Tisoy speeds up, Signal No. 2 raised

Dec 01, 2019 - 12:45 PM

More places in Luzon and the Visayas, and even one in Mindanao, are added to the list of areas under Signal Nos. 1 and 2 due to Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) on Sunday morning, December 1

Typhoon Tisoy maintains strength on its way to Bicol

Dec 01, 2019 - 7:25 AM

There are 11 areas in Luzon and the Visayas under Signal No. 1 due to Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) as of 5 am on Sunday, December 1

Signal No. 1 in 7 areas as Typhoon Tisoy maintains strength

Nov 30, 2019 - 11:50 PM

Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) continues to have maximum winds of 150 km/h and gustiness of up to 185 km/h as of Saturday evening, November 30

Typhoon Tisoy enters PAR

Nov 30, 2019 - 4:20 PM

(UPDATED) Signal No. 1 is raised in Eastern Samar and the eastern part of Northern Samar due to Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri), the Philippines' 20th tropical cyclone for 2019

Typhoon Kammuri set to enter PAR on November 30

Nov 30, 2019 - 11:55 AM

Typhoon Kammuri is already 1,220 kilometers east of Southern Luzon, about to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Saturday, November 30

Typhoon Kammuri track may be like Glenda in 2014, Reming in 2006

Nov 29, 2019 - 4:30 PM

Typhoon Kammuri or the potential Tisoy is likely to affect the same areas battered by deadly typhoons Glenda (Rammasun) in 2014 and Reming (Durian) in 2006

Typhoon Kammuri strengthens as it slowly heads for PAR

Nov 29, 2019 - 12:35 PM

PAGASA emphasizes that heavy to intense rain from Typhoon Kammuri – to be locally named Tisoy – is expected in parts of Luzon, including Metro Manila, on Tuesday, December 3

PAGASA warns parts of Luzon: Brace for Typhoon Kammuri

Nov 28, 2019 - 1:05 PM

The critical days might be Tuesday and Wednesday, December 3 and 4, as parts of Luzon are in Typhoon Kammuri's projected path, including SEA Games 2019 venues

Kammuri strengthens into severe tropical storm outside PAR

Nov 27, 2019 - 6:05 PM

The track of Severe Tropical Storm Kammuri is still uncertain, but PAGASA says one scenario is it might affect Central Luzon and Southern Luzon, including Metro Manila

Potential typhoon may enter PAR as Philippines hosts SEA Games 2019

Nov 27, 2019 - 11:55 AM

Kammuri, a tropical storm outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility as of Wednesday morning, November 27, could enter as a typhoon on Sunday morning, December 1

Satellite image of Tropical Storm Kammuri outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility as of November 27, 2019, 11:20 am. Image from PAGASA

Sarah leaves PAR, weakens into low pressure area

Nov 23, 2019 - 11:55 AM

Sarah (Fung-wong), the Philippines' 19th tropical cyclone for 2019, leaves the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Saturday, November 23

Sarah downgraded to tropical depression ahead of exit from PAR

Nov 23, 2019 - 6:00 AM

Sarah (Fung-wong) continues to weaken early Saturday, November 23, before leaving the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Sarah weakens into tropical storm; northeast monsoon affects parts of Luzon

Nov 22, 2019 - 11:50 AM

Tropical Storm Sarah (Fung-wong) is moving away, but the northeast monsoon is causing light to moderate rain and rough seas in parts of Luzon on Friday, November 22

Signal No. 1 lifted as Sarah weakens, starts moving away

Nov 22, 2019 - 8:55 AM

Since Severe Tropical Storm Sarah (Fung-wong) is moving away, the province of Batanes is no longer under Signal No. 1

Severe Tropical Storm Sarah intensifies again

Nov 21, 2019 - 6:45 PM

The trough or extension of Severe Tropical Storm Sarah (Fung-wong) will still bring light to moderate rain on Thursday night, November 21

Severe Tropical Storm Sarah slightly strengthens over Philippine Sea

Nov 21, 2019 - 12:05 PM

Only Batanes remains under Signal No. 1 due to Severe Tropical Storm Sarah (Fung-wong) as of 11 am on Thursday, November 21

Sarah shifts away from land as it becomes severe tropical storm

Nov 21, 2019 - 8:15 AM

But there will still be rain in some areas on Thursday, November 21, due to the low pressure area which used to be Ramon (Kalmaegi) as well as the trough of Severe Tropical Storm Sarah (Fung-wong)

Tropical Storm Sarah slightly intensifies, accelerates

Nov 21, 2019 - 1:10 AM

Tropical Storm Sarah (Fung-wong) has maximum winds of 75 km/h and gustiness of up to 90 km/h as of Wednesday evening, November 20

Ramon weakens into LPA; Tropical Storm Sarah maintains strength

Nov 20, 2019 - 8:45 PM

Even though Ramon (Kalmaegi) is just a low pressure area now, there will still be rain on Wednesday night, November 20

Ramon weakens into tropical depression; Sarah strengthens into tropical storm

Nov 20, 2019 - 1:45 PM

Ramon (Kalmaegi) moves over Isabela as a tropical depression, while Sarah gets the international name Fung-wong as it becomes a tropical storm late Wednesday morning, November 20

Ramon downgraded to tropical storm

Nov 20, 2019 - 9:35 AM

Ramon (Kalmaegi) is likely to keep getting downgraded within 24 hours, until it is only a low pressure area, but rain will persist on Wednesday, November 20

Ramon weakens into severe tropical storm; Sarah slows down

Nov 20, 2019 - 7:40 AM

As projected, Ramon (Kalmaegi) is gradually weakening after making landfall as a typhoon, while Tropical Depression Sarah decelerates a bit on its way to Northern Luzon

Typhoon Ramon makes landfall in Cagayan

Nov 20, 2019 - 2:50 AM

More municipalities in Cagayan are placed under Signal No. 3 as Typhoon Ramon (Kalmaegi) hits land early Wednesday, November 20

Typhoon Ramon threatens Cagayan as Tropical Depression Sarah maintains strength

Nov 20, 2019 - 12:20 AM

PAGASA warns of possible flooding in coastal areas under Signal Nos. 2 and 3 due to high waves caused by Typhoon Ramon (Kalmaegi). Meanwhile, Tropical Depression Sarah will also bring rain.

Tropical Depression Sarah joins Typhoon Ramon inside PAR

Nov 19, 2019 - 6:35 PM

Not one but two tropical cyclones are inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Typhoon Ramon stuck in same spot ahead of landfall

Nov 19, 2019 - 2:45 PM

Typhoon Ramon (Kalmaegi) is still 120 kilometers east of Calayan, Cagayan, as of early Tuesday afternoon, November 19. Signal Nos. 1, 2, and 3 remain raised.

Typhoon Ramon slows down as it threatens Babuyan

Nov 19, 2019 - 8:40 AM

Rain from the slow-moving Typhoon Ramon (Kalmaegi) will persist throughout Tuesday, November 19, and also on Wednesday, November 20

Typhoon Ramon still en route to Babuyan; LPA enters PAR

Nov 19, 2019 - 6:20 AM

Typhoon Ramon (Kalmaegi) is 120 kilometers east of Calayan, Cagayan, while the low pressure area is 930 kilometers east of Guiuan, Eastern Samar, early Tuesday, November 19