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Counsellor Sun Yi of the Chinese embassy in the Philippines turns over the humanitarian aid to the Philippine Red Cross
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The low pressure area east of Mindanao could enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Wednesday, December 20
Urduja (Kai-tak) continues to cross the West Philippine Sea on its way out
Free Wi-Fi services are also available in Tacloban City, says the telco
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(UPDATED) The Department of Social Welfare and Development has provided assistance to affected families in Bicol, Western Visayas, Central Visayas, and Eastern Visayas
President Rodrigo Duterte orders the Department of Public Works and Highways to finish repairing two damaged bridges in Biliran in less than 30 days
Palawan remains under signal no. 1 but Urduja (Kai-tak) is already moving away from the country
Some 365,000 food packs are also on standby for those affected by Tropical Depression Urduja
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(UPDATED) Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says most of the fatalities and the missing persons are from Biliran
President Rodrigo Duterte and some Cabinet members are expected to visit Biliran where 26 died in landslides triggered by heavy rain
Calabarzon, Bicol, Aurora, Oriental Mindoro, Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, and Romblon are affected by the tail-end of a cold front
Meanwhile, another tropical depression which is outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility has weakened into a low pressure area, says PAGASA
Aside from Tropical Depression Urduja (Kai-tak), the tail-end of a cold front and the northeast monsoon are also bringing rain on Monday, December 18
Only 3 areas remain under signal no. 1 – Palawan, Aklan, and northern Antique
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Only southern Occidental Mindoro, southern Oriental Mindoro, Romblon, Palawan, Aklan, and northern Antique remain under signal no. 1
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After making landfall in Eastern Samar, Masbate, and Sibuyan Island, there could be two more landfalls for Urduja (Kai-tak) in Aklan and Palawan
The injuries are sustained mostly from falling debris, vehicular accidents, and landslides
Tropical Depression Urduja (Kai-tak) is now in the region of Mimaropa after earlier hitting Eastern Visayas
Urduja (Kai-tak) is in the vicinity of Mobo, Masbate as of late Sunday morning, December 17. Its maximum winds are down to 55 km/h.
But PAGASA forecaster Aldczar Aurelio warns: 'Kahit humina 'yung bagyo, 'yung pag-ulan nandiyan pa rin....Andiyan 'yung banta ng pagbaha dahil alam po natin saturated na 'yung lupa sa Visayas'
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(UPDATED) Sea trips to and from at least 5 ports have been suspended by the Philippine Coast Guard
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Urduja also slows down to just 7 kilometers per hour. Its landfall in Eastern Samar is now expected on Friday morning, December 15.
Tropical Depression Urduja is expected to hit Eastern Samar between Thursday night, December 14 and Friday morning, December 15
Catanduanes, Albay, Sorsogon, Masbate, Eastern Samar, Northern Samar, Samar, Biliran, Leyte, and Southern Leyte are under signal no. 1
Eastern Samar, Northern Samar, and Samar are under signal no. 1 due to Urduja
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Urduja has a speed of just 7 kilometers per hour. There are no areas under tropical cyclone warning signals yet.
There are no areas under tropical cyclone warning signals, but the Visayas, Bicol, and Caraga should watch out for moderate to heavy rain
Urduja is 480 kilometers east northeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur, moving north northwest at a very slow 6 kilometers per hour