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Falcon intensifies into tropical storm

Jul 16, 2019 - 5:50 PM

Signal No. 2 is raised in the northeastern part of Cagayan and more areas are placed under Signal No. 1 due to Tropical Storm Falcon (Danas) on Tuesday afternoon, July 16

Falcon might become tropical storm en route to Batanes area

Jul 16, 2019 - 12:00 PM

Tropical Depression Falcon has maximum winds of 55 km/h and gustiness of up to 70 km/h as of late Tuesday morning, July 16

Falcon landfall less likely, but rain still expected

Jul 16, 2019 - 6:30 AM

Tropical Depression Falcon is generally heading for the Batanes-Babuyan area, but now moving west and not northwest as of early Tuesday, July 16

3 areas under Signal No. 1 due to Tropical Depression Falcon

Jul 15, 2019 - 11:35 PM

Signal No. 1 is raised in Cagayan, Batanes, and the northern part of Isabela on Monday night, July 15

Tropical Depression Falcon, enhanced monsoon to bring rain

Jul 15, 2019 - 12:00 PM

It will be rainy in parts of Luzon, the Visayas, and Mindanao from Monday to Wednesday, July 15 to 17, due to Tropical Depression Falcon and the enhanced southwest monsoon

LPA develops into Tropical Depression Falcon

Jul 15, 2019 - 7:10 AM

Tropical Depression Falcon, located 990 kilometers east of Virac, Catanduanes, is the Philippines' 6th tropical cyclone for 2019

Low pressure area enters PAR

Jul 14, 2019 - 6:55 PM

Bicol, Mimaropa, the Visayas, and Mindanao will have rain due to the low pressure area, which is now inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Scattered rain on July 14 as LPA heads for PAR

Jul 14, 2019 - 8:30 AM

Though the low pressure area remains outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility, its trough or extension will already affect much of the country

LPA trough affecting Palawan, Visayas, Mindanao

Jul 13, 2019 - 7:00 PM

The low pressure area is still outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility, but its trough or extension is already bringing some rain

Low pressure area might enter PAR on July 14

Jul 12, 2019 - 9:40 PM

The trough or extension of the low pressure area is already affecting Mindanao, Eastern Visayas, and Central Visayas

LPA trough bringing rain to parts of Mindanao

Jul 11, 2019 - 6:45 PM

There is a low pressure area outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility and its trough or extension will bring some rain to Mindanao

LPA east of GenSan gone, but another forms off Zamboanga City

Jul 05, 2019 - 10:00 AM

The new low pressure area is bringing scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms to parts of Mindanao on Friday, July 5

LPA east of GenSan likely to dissipate, weather to improve

Jul 04, 2019 - 6:10 PM

The low pressure area east of General Santos City may be gone within hours, while the Philippines is experiencing a monsoon break which may last several days

LPA trough affecting parts of Mindanao

Jul 03, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Parts of Mindanao have rain due to the trough or extension of a low pressure area

PAGASA spots LPA east of General Santos City

Jul 03, 2019 - 8:40 AM

The trough or extension of the low pressure area is expected to trigger scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms in Eastern Visayas and Mindanao on Wednesday, July 3

Bataan, Zambales to have monsoon rain until July 3

Jul 02, 2019 - 7:00 PM

The rest of Luzon and Western Visayas will also have scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to the southwest monsoon

LPA that used to be Egay gone, but monsoon rain persists

Jul 02, 2019 - 7:25 AM

Flash floods and landslides remain possible in areas affected by the southwest monsoon, especially during heavy rain or severe thunderstorms

Egay weakens into LPA, but monsoon rain not yet over

Jul 01, 2019 - 5:30 PM

The low pressure area which used to be Tropical Depression Egay may bring rain to Northern Luzon, while the southwest monsoon will trigger more rain in Luzon and the Visayas

Tropical Depression Egay barely moving, still enhancing monsoon

Jul 01, 2019 - 12:05 PM

Most of Luzon, including Metro Manila, and Western Visayas are dealing with light to heavy rain from the southwest monsoon enhanced by Tropical Depression Egay

Egay slightly weakens, but monsoon triggers more rain

Jul 01, 2019 - 7:25 AM

Signal No. 1 is raised in Batanes and the Babuyan Group of Islands since Tropical Depression Egay may pass near their area

Rainy July 1 likely in Luzon, Visayas as Egay boosts monsoon

Jun 30, 2019 - 11:55 PM

Tropical Depression Egay is 405 kilometers east northeast of Casiguran, Aurora, as of Sunday night, June 30. It is still enhancing the southwest monsoon.

Egay-enhanced monsoon to bring more rain

Jun 30, 2019 - 6:10 PM

The rain from the southwest monsoon enhanced by Tropical Depression Egay will persist in parts of Luzon on Sunday night, June 30

Tropical Depression Egay maintains strength as it enhances monsoon

Jun 30, 2019 - 12:00 PM

Parts of Luzon and the Visayas are having a rainy Sunday, June 30, due to the southwest monsoon enhanced by Tropical Depression Egay

Tropical Depression Egay, shallow LPA enhancing monsoon

Jun 30, 2019 - 7:20 AM

Aside from Tropical Depression Egay, a shallow low pressure area is also seen to enhance the southwest monsoon on Sunday, June 30

LPA now Tropical Depression Egay

Jun 29, 2019 - 9:00 PM

(UPDATED) Tropical Depression Egay is the Philippines' 5th tropical cyclone for 2019

More rain likely as LPA enhances southwest monsoon

Jun 29, 2019 - 5:35 PM

The low pressure area east of Catanduanes could develop into a tropical depression in the next 24 hours

Low pressure area enters PAR

Jun 28, 2019 - 9:20 AM

The trough or extension of the low pressure area is expected to bring rain to Caraga, the Davao Region, and Soccsksargen on Friday, June 28

Southwest monsoon bringing more rain to Luzon, Visayas on June 28

Jun 27, 2019 - 8:15 PM

PAGASA also continues to monitor a low pressure area which is still outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Dodong leaves but monsoon to bring rain, 2 LPAs spotted

Jun 26, 2019 - 11:40 PM

Tropical Depression Dodong is out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility, but rain from the southwest monsoon is expected. There are also two low pressure areas being monitored.

After Dodong, PAGASA monitors potential tropical depression

Jun 26, 2019 - 1:05 PM

There is a cloud cluster outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility, at 1,735 kilometers east of Mindanao as of Wednesday morning, June 26

Dodong set to exit, but monsoon rain seen in last days of June

Jun 26, 2019 - 12:10 PM

Tropical Depression Dodong is on its way out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility, but it will be a rainy last week of June in some areas due to the southwest monsoon

Tropical Depression Dodong slows down while enhancing monsoon

Jun 25, 2019 - 11:30 PM

Dodong is 655 kilometers east of Calayan, Cagayan, on Tuesday night, June 25, moving at a slower 15 kilometers per hour

LPA now Tropical Depression Dodong

Jun 25, 2019 - 3:50 PM

(UPDATED) Tropical Depression Dodong, the Philippines' 4th tropical cyclone for 2019, is enhancing the southwest monsoon

Southwest monsoon to affect parts of PH on June 25

Jun 24, 2019 - 5:55 PM

Scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms will hit parts of the Philippines, including Metro Manila, on Tuesday, June 25

PAGASA spots low pressure area outside PAR

Jun 20, 2019 - 8:50 PM

The low pressure area is 1,380 kilometers east of Mindanao as of Thursday, June 20, outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Typhoons ahead as Philippines' rainy season begins

Jun 14, 2019 - 6:32 PM

(UPDATED) State weather bureau PAGASA declares the start of the rainy season on Friday, June 14

Passengers stranded along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, due to sudden downpour cause by southwest monsoon. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Southwest monsoon begins, but not yet rainy season

Jun 11, 2019 - 6:40 PM

PAGASA announces the onset of the southwest monsoon or hanging habagat in the Philippines on Tuesday, June 11

LPA affecting Mindanao seen to dissipate within hours

May 12, 2019 - 6:35 PM

The low pressure area is in the vicinity of San Luis, Agusan del Sur, as of Sunday afternoon, May 12

LPA off Surigao del Sur bringing rain to Caraga, Davao

May 11, 2019 - 6:00 PM

The good thing: this low pressure area could dissipate before the elections on Monday, May 13

Low pressure area out of PAR, but rain still seen in Mindanao

Apr 08, 2019 - 6:25 PM

The low pressure area is already outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility, but its trough or extension will continue to affect Mindanao

PAGASA spots low pressure area

Apr 07, 2019 - 7:15 PM

The trough or extension of the low pressure area is expected to bring scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms to Caraga

PAGASA declares start of dry season

Mar 22, 2019 - 1:50 PM

The state weather bureau advises everyone to 'take precautionary measures to minimize heat stress' and also 'optimize the daily use of water'

Chedeng makes landfall in Davao Occidental, becomes LPA

Mar 19, 2019 - 8:25 AM

Tropical Depression Chedeng weakens into a low pressure area after hitting Davao Occidental on Tuesday, March 19

Tropical Depression Chedeng shifts toward Davao Occidental

Mar 18, 2019 - 11:50 PM

Chedeng might make landfall in the eastern coast of Davao Occidental between 2 am and 6 am on Tuesday, March 19

Tropical Depression Chedeng slows down en route to Davao Oriental

Mar 18, 2019 - 5:50 PM

Moderate to heavy rain will persist in the regions of Caraga and Davao on Monday, March 18

Tropical Depression Chedeng to affect Davao, Caraga

Mar 18, 2019 - 11:45 AM

There are 10 areas in Mindanao under Signal No. 1 as of Monday morning, March 18

Rain from Tropical Depression Chedeng to begin on March 18

Mar 18, 2019 - 6:25 AM

The Davao Region is expected to have rain and gusty winds which may trigger flash floods and landslides

Signal No. 1 in 6 areas due to Tropical Depression Chedeng

Mar 17, 2019 - 11:40 PM

Chedeng is already 725 kilometers east of Davao City as of Sunday evening, March 17

Tropical Depression Chedeng enters PAR

Mar 17, 2019 - 5:25 PM

Signal No. 1 is raised in Davao Oriental as of Sunday afternoon, March 17, with Chedeng inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Tropical depression to enter PAR on March 16 or 17

Mar 16, 2019 - 12:15 PM

The tropical depression is 1,505 kilometers east of Mindanao as of Saturday morning, March 16, still outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility