Philippine weather 2019 - updates

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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 downs mobile services in parts of Visayas, Southern Luzon

Dec 25, 2019 - 9:25 PM

Globe says its personnel are doing their best to restore mobile and internet services in areas affected by Typhoon Ursula (Phanfone)

TYPHOON. Several areas in President Roxas, Capiz are flooded due to heavy rains triggered by Typhoon Ursula. Photo courtesy of EJ Escosia

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

IN PHOTOS: Buildings, homes destroyed as Typhoon Ursula batters parts of Visayas

Dec 25, 2019 - 4:30 PM

Typhoon Ursula leaves a trail of destruction in parts of Visayas, as it destroyed buildings and flooded areas in the regions

LOOK: Several houses in Barangay 95-A (Caibaan) in Tacloban City were damaged on Wednesday, December 25, due to Typhoon Ursula's wrath. #UrsulaPH. Photo from Ronald Madera

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

IN PHOTOS: Typhoon Ursula brings Christmas Day floods to Visayas provinces

Dec 25, 2019 - 2:10 PM

Typhoon Ursula strikes several provinces in Visayas, resulting in severe flooding after heavy rains

MASSIVE FLOODING. Several areas in President Roxas, Capiz are flooded due to heavy rains triggered by Typhoon Ursula. Photo courtesy of EJ Escosia

Typhoon Ursula: Sea trips resume after storm signal warnings lifted

Dec 25, 2019 - 1:44 PM

Over 23,000 were stranded after Typhoon Ursula hit the Visayas region on Christmas Eve

STRANDED PASSENGERS. Sea trips resume on Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

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

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

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

Will Typhoon Tisoy affect SEA Games 2019?

Dec 03, 2019 - 9:25 AM

The 2019 Southeast Asian Games won't be extended even as organizers postpone several events due to Typhoon Tisoy

ADJUSTMENT. Organizers adjust the schedule of several games like beach volleyball as the typhoon is expected to hit Tuesday. Photo by Marga Deona/Rappler

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