Rappler's latest stories on Tropical Storm Tembin
Agriculture officials note that rice has the largest share of losses at P609.29 million, affecting some 31,749 farmers
The village chief says he instructed residents to evacuate but they didn't listen. There are 16 other residents still missing.
'Japan stands with the Philippines in overcoming this time of difficulties. Japan is ready to provide assistance needed by your country,' says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Rescuers are still looking for 107 people. Many are feared killed by mudslides and flash floods that buried or swept away hundreds of houses last weekend.
(UPDATED) Police say 144 people remain missing while more than 40,000 have fled to evacuation camps due to the tropical storm
Vinta (Tembin), the Philippines' 22nd tropical cyclone for 2017, exits the Philippine Area of Responsibility a day before Christmas
Typhoon Vinta (Tembin) has maximum winds of 120 km/h and gustiness of up to 145 km/h. Southern Palawan is under signal no. 1.
Vinta (Tembin) slightly strengthens as it hits Balabac, Palawan, with maximum winds of 105 km/h and gustiness of up to 145 km/h
Vinta (Tembin) now has maximum winds of 100 km/h and gustiness of up to 135 km/h
Severe Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin) could make landfall in southern Palawan on Saturday evening, December 23
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According to agriculture officials, the affected commodities are rice, corn, high value crops, livestock or poultry, and agri-fishery facilities
The town of Sibuco apparently is no stranger to deadly floods brought by typhoons as their shores face the open Sulu Sea
(5th UPDATE) Northern Mindanao police say 135 people have died in the region alone. Around 50 others in the Zamboanga Peninsula and 18 in Lanao del Sur are also reported dead.
Moderate to heavy rain is expected in the province of Palawan, while light to heavy rain will persist in Mindanao, the Visayas, Bicol, and the rest of Mimaropa
Signal no. 2 is raised over southern Palawan while signal no. 1 is up in northern Palawan. Warning signals are lifted in Mindanao.
Now back to being a tropical storm, Vinta (Tembin) is heading for southern Palawan
Moderate to heavy rain will persist in southern Palawan, Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur, and Zamboanga Sibugay
Signal no. 1 is now raised in southern Palawan, where Vinta (Tembin) will pass through after the Sulu Sea
There are no more areas under signal no. 2, while a dozen areas are under signal no. 1 due to Vinta (Tembin)
(UPDATED) 'We forced hundreds of people to evacuate some villages, but the water rose swiftly and our rescuers cannot reach other areas,' says a civil defense officer from Lanao del Sur
After Marawi City in Lanao del Sur, Vinta (Tembin) will cross the Misamis Occidental-Zamboanga del Norte area
Vinta (Tembin) is back to being a tropical storm from a severe tropical storm, though moderate to heavy rain is still expected in parts of Mindanao and the Visayas
Over two dozen areas in Mindanao and the Visayas are under signal numbers 1 and 2 early Friday morning, December 22
As of 6 am on Friday, December 22, Vinta (Tembin) is already in the vicinity of Monkayo, Compostela Valley
Vinta (Tembin) makes landfall in Cateel, Davao Oriental at 1:45 am on Friday, December 22
Severe Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin) is set to make landfall in Surigao del Sur early Friday, December 22
Rescue equipment and relief goods are prepositioned in preparation for Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin)
Just hours before its expected landfall in Surigao del Sur, Vinta (Tembin) intensifies further early Thursday evening, December 21
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A dozen areas are under signal no. 2 as Vinta (Tembin) now has maximum winds of 80 km/h and gustiness of up to 110 km/h
Vinta (Tembin) is now moving west at 21 km/h from the previous 18 km/h. More areas are placed under signal numbers 1 and 2.
'Huwag po tayong masyadong mahimbing matulog dahil baka po magulat na lang kayo, nandiyan na pala 'yung bagyo mamayang gabi or early [Friday] morning,' warns PAGASA Weather Division chief Esperanza Cayanan
Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin) is already 440 kilometers east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur, less than 24 hours away from landfall
Signal no. 2 is now raised in Surigao del Sur due to Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin), while 13 other areas are under signal no. 1