Tropical depression Usman - updates

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PAGASA: No wrong forecast for Tropical Depression Usman

Jan 16, 2019 - 7:35 PM

The state weather bureau responds to allegations that it gave an incorrect forecast for Tropical Depression Usman in December 2018

Wrong forecast worsened Usman death toll in Bicol – expert

Jan 06, 2019 - 9:57 AM

(UPDATED) Late warnings and a lack of hazard awareness also played a role, says disaster scientist and Project NOAH director Mahar Lagmay

DEATH TOLL. Tropical Depression Usman causes heavy flooding and leaves more than 100 people in Bicol dead. Photo courtesy of Mahar Lagmay

Death toll from Tropical Depression Usman rises to 126

Jan 05, 2019 - 10:07 PM

(UPDATED) The NDRRMC says at least 60 persons are injured, while 26 remain missing

RETRIEVAL OPS. Members of the Philippine Red Cross - Camarines Sur carry a body bag containing a cadaver from a landslide area in the province. Photo courtesy of Philippine Red Cross - Camarines Sur

How Tropical Depression Usman affected schools

Jan 05, 2019 - 8:14 PM

Aside from damage to school infrastructure, Tropical Depression Usman also placed students' lives in danger

FLOODED SCHOOLS. Several schools in Camarines Sur and Oriental Mindoro experience flooding due to Tropical Depression Usman. File photos from Roel Paul Registrado and Twitter user @opparisyon

Bicol farmers affected by Usman to get soft loans, aid

Jan 04, 2019 - 10:03 PM

At least 28,714 farmers and 30,900.07 hectares in Bicol were affected by Usman and the tail end of the cold front

DESTROYED. This riceland in Albay has turned into a lake for several days due to flooding brought by Tropical Depression Usman and the Tail End of the Cold Front in December 2018. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

P12.5 million in aid given to victims of Tropical Depression Usman in Bicol

Jan 04, 2019 - 7:09 PM

The region was among those hit badly by Usman, which triggered heavy rains that caused massive flooding and landslides

ASSISTANCE. Residents in Bicol affected by Tropical Depression Usman were given food and non-food items as part of assistance from the government. Photo courtesy of the Department of Social Welfare and Development

NDRRMC: At least 122 dead due to Tropical Depression Usman

Jan 03, 2019 - 11:50 AM

(3rd UPDATE) The NDRRMC says 28 people are missing

RUINS. Houses were destroyed by the landslide in Barangay Sugod, Albay. Photo by Mavic Conde/Rappler

Residents in 2 areas in Tiwi, Albay asked to leave due to land cracks

Jan 02, 2019 - 5:40 PM

Evacuation is ordered for fear of landslides

LANDSLIDES. Firefighters carry a body buried in a landslide in Barangay Sugod in Tiwi, Albay on December 30, 2018. Photo by Mavic Conde/Rappler

Robredo urges LGUs to strengthen disaster infrastructure

Jan 02, 2019 - 4:34 PM

'Dapat maging lesson ito sa ating lahat, na talagang pag-isipan iyong mga infrastructue na dapat asikasuhin,' says Robredo

Vice President Leni Robredo visited Sitio Igot in Brgy. Patitinan, Sagñay, Camarines Sur on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2019, to check the extent of damage in the area due to a landslide there last Dec. 29, 2018. Photo by OVP

NDRRMC: Tropical Depression Usman death toll climbs to 85

Jan 02, 2019 - 1:11 PM

The NDRRMC, which is still validating the recorded deaths, says 20 people remain missing

LANDSLIDE. A landslide in Barangay Patitinan in Sagnay town in Camarines Sur happened in the aftermath of Tropical Depression Usman. Photo from Lizel Macatangay's Facebook account

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions for January 3, 4

Jan 02, 2019 - 11:29 AM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended due to flooding and damage to infrastructure caused by Tropical Depression Usman

NDRRMC: Tropical Depression Usman death toll rises to 75

Jan 01, 2019 - 2:12 PM

The number of deaths continues to rise as search and retrieval operations are underway

RUINS. This main house was destroyed by the landslide in Barangay Sugod, Albay. Photo by Mavic Conde/Rappler

22 dead in Camarines Sur due to Usman

Jan 01, 2019 - 12:44 PM

Of the 49 recorded casualties in the province, 27 are still being verified by Camarines Sur disaster officials

LANDSLIDE. A landslide in Barangay Patitinan in Sagnay town in Camarines Sur happened in the aftermath of Tropical Depression Usman. Photo from Lizel Macatangay's Facebook account

IN PHOTOS: Rescue and retrieval operations in Camarines Sur

Jan 01, 2019 - 12:37 PM

The LPA that was Tropical Depression Usman leaves dozens of fatalities and damaged infrastructures

RETRIEVAL OPS. Members of the Philippine Red Cross - Camarines Sur carry a body bag containing a cadaver from a landslide area in the province. Photo courtesy of Philippine Red Cross - Camarines Sur

#ReliefPH: Help victims of Tropical Depression Usman

Dec 31, 2018 - 5:52 PM

People affected by Tropical Depression Usman need your help and support. This page shows how you can help.

Agri suffers P2.73 million production loss due to Tropical Depression Usman

Dec 31, 2018 - 4:19 PM

P2.13 million of that amount is rice production

USMAN. Effects of Tropical Depression Usman are shown in this photo of the Sugod River in Albay. Photo by Mavic Conde/Rappler

Bicol OCD: Tropical Depression Usman death toll climbs to 68

Dec 31, 2018 - 1:23 PM

(UPDATED) The Office of Civil Defense -Bicol Region fears the number of fatalities will continue to increase

SEARCH AND RETRIEVAL. Police officers, fire brigades and volunteers help in the operation. Photo by Mavic Conde/Rappler

3 Bicol provinces under state of calamity due to Usman

Dec 30, 2018 - 9:32 PM

(3rd UPDATE) At least 16 have died in Camarines Sur, 15 in Albay, and 6 in Sorsogon due to Tropical Depression Usman as of Sunday afternoon, December 30

FLOODS. The province of Albay experiences floods triggered by Tropical Depression Usman. Photo from PNP-Bicol Regional Command

How much rain did Tropical Depression Usman bring?

Dec 30, 2018 - 9:05 PM

Here are the top 10 PAGASA stations with the highest amount of rainfall from December 28 to 29

 Flooding in low lying areas are swelling due to heavy rainfall brought by amihan in Bicol. At least 40 families or 2  120 people isolated in Barangay zone 7 of libon town the catch basin of Albay and Camarines Sure. Mayor Dadz Moronilla of libon, albay asked rubber boots from Phil. Navy and Albay Public Safely Emergency Management office to send them militayr truck for escue aside from rubber boats. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

LOOK: Heavy rain due to Usman floods Libon town

Dec 30, 2018 - 4:12 PM

Waist-deep floods are seen in the town of Libon, Albay, where residents were forced to evacuate

FLOODED. Waist-deep floods inundate residents in Libon town, Alabay on December 30, 2018. All photo from PNP Bicol regional command

DSWD continues Usman response, monitors Mindanao earthquake

Dec 30, 2018 - 1:38 PM

Food packs are distributed to passengers stranded at ports, while its office in Northern Mindanao remains on alert following the earthquake that struck Davao Oriental

Tribal leader seeks help for displaced Mamanwa families in Samar

Dec 29, 2018 - 2:05 PM

Residents in Samar villages isolated by floodwaters are asking for food and water

HEAVY FLOODING. Flooding in Calbayog, Samar, inundates a one-story home on December 29, 2018. Photo courtesy of Allan Velarde of One Fm 96.7 Tacloban

WATCH: Flooding in Samar, Sorsogon over Usman

Dec 29, 2018 - 8:49 AM

(UPDATED) Heavy rains trigger flooding in areas along the path of Usman

FLOOD. Heavy rains brought by Tropical Depression Usman triggers heavy flooding in Sorsogon City on December 29, 2018. Screenshot from video of Ramil Marianito, CDRRMO

Usman makes landfall in Eastern Samar, weakens into LPA

Dec 29, 2018 - 8:20 AM

Though Tropical Depression Usman is now just a low pressure area, rain will continue in parts of Luzon and the Visayas on Saturday, December 29

Tropical Depression Usman nears Eastern Visayas

Dec 29, 2018 - 5:55 AM

Usman slightly speeds up before dawn on Saturday, December 29, on its way to land

Slow-moving Usman set to hit land early December 29

Dec 28, 2018 - 11:45 PM

Signal No. 1 is still raised in more than two dozen areas while Tropical Depression Usman makes its way to Eastern Visayas

Usman moving slowly again ahead of landfall

Dec 28, 2018 - 8:40 PM

Light to heavy rain will continue in the Visayas and parts of Luzon on Friday evening, December 28, as Tropical Depression Usman heads for land

71 evacuation centers ready for displaced families in Tacloban City

Dec 28, 2018 - 6:42 PM

Tacloban City Mayor Cristina Gonzales-Romualdez has also suspended work in government offices in the city over Tropical Depression Usman

EVACUATION SITE. A sign points to an evacuation site in Tacloban City as the city prepares for Tropical Depression Usman on December 28, 2018. Photo by Jazmin Bonifacio/Rappler

Usman, still hardly moving, may hit land later than expected

Dec 28, 2018 - 5:50 PM

Tropical Depression Usman could make landfall in Eastern Samar either on Friday evening, December 28, or early Saturday morning, December 29

Over 20,000 passengers stranded in ports over Usman

Dec 28, 2018 - 4:44 PM

The Philippine Coast Guard says 1,772 rolling cargoes, 120 vessels, and 21 motorized boats are also stranded in ports across the country

STRANDED. Passengers stranded at Cebu port because of Tropical Depression Usman. Photo from the Philippine Red Cross Twitter page

Tropical Depression Usman barely moving; rain begins

Dec 28, 2018 - 2:55 PM

Usman is almost stationary at 250 kilometers east of Guiuan, Eastern Samar, as of early Friday afternoon, December 28

Lorenzana assures public: Gov’t ready for Usman

Dec 28, 2018 - 1:46 PM

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana still warns residents living along the forecast path of tropical depression path to be wary of landslides and floods

READY FOR USMAN. The government gears up as Tropical Depression Usman makes landfall in Eastern Samar on December 28, 2018.

Tropical Depression Usman set to bring heavy rain

Dec 28, 2018 - 11:50 AM

PAGASA warns that flash floods and landslides are possible in areas in Usman's path

Tropical Depression Usman on track to hit land December 28

Dec 28, 2018 - 6:50 AM

More than 2 dozen areas are under Signal No. 1, with Usman's landfall expected on Friday evening, December 28

Signal No. 1 in 2 dozen areas as Usman slowly approaches

Dec 27, 2018 - 11:31 PM

Tropical Depression Usman maintains its strength and slow pace late Thursday evening, December 27, as it heads for Eastern Visayas

20 areas under Signal No. 1 due to Tropical Depression Usman

Dec 27, 2018 - 8:35 PM

Usman is 365 kilometers east of Guiuan, Eastern Samar, as of early Thursday evening, December 27

Tropical Depression Usman slows down again

Dec 27, 2018 - 5:35 PM

There are 18 areas under Signal No. 1 due to Usman as of Thursday afternoon, December 27

PAGASA to residents, travelers: Brace for Usman

Dec 27, 2018 - 12:10 PM

The state weather bureau reminds the public to closely monitor Tropical Depression Usman even while they're taking a break for the holidays

Tropical Depression Usman: Areas where sea travel is suspended

Dec 27, 2018 - 11:18 AM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where sea travel has been suspended for Thursday, December 27, due to Tropical Depression Usman

Signal No. 1 in 10 areas as Usman heads for land

Dec 27, 2018 - 6:35 AM

Tropical Depression Usman is already 435 kilometers east of Guiuan, Eastern Samar, as of early Thursday morning, December 27

Eastern Samar under Signal No. 1 due to Usman

Dec 26, 2018 - 11:35 PM

Tropical Depression Usman could make landfall in Eastern Samar on Friday, December 28

PNP identifies 6 persons of interest in Batocabe murder | Evening wRap

Dec 26, 2018 - 8:10 PM

Watch the evening wRap with Ralf Rivas

Rainy last week of 2018 expected due to Usman

Dec 26, 2018 - 5:55 PM

Tropical Depression Usman will affect the Visayas, as well as parts of Luzon and Mindanao, starting Thursday, December 27

Tropical Depression Usman brings rain to Visayas, Mindanao | Midday wRap

Dec 26, 2018 - 1:50 PM

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Usman likely to strengthen into tropical storm

Dec 26, 2018 - 11:35 AM

Tropical Depression Usman also slows down again late Wednesday morning, December 26, while still moving over water

Rain from Tropical Depression Usman to begin December 26

Dec 26, 2018 - 6:35 AM

Eastern Visayas, the Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte, and Surigao del Sur will have light to heavy rain

Tropical Depression Usman slows down

Dec 25, 2018 - 11:20 PM

Usman, located 900 kilometers east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur, is moving at only 10 kilometers per hour as of Tuesday evening, December 25

Tropical Depression Usman enters PAR | Evening wRap

Dec 25, 2018 - 7:51 PM

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Tropical Depression Usman enters PAR on Christmas

Dec 25, 2018 - 5:20 PM

(UPDATED) Usman is the Philippines' 21st tropical cyclone for 2018