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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

LOOK: Ilocos Norte placed under state of calamity due to flooding

Aug 25, 2018 - 7:49 PM

More than 14,000 residents are affected by heavy rains and floods brought by the southwest monsoon, says the provincial government

FLOODED. Paoay Church is flooded after nonstop rains caused by habagat in Ilocos Norte. Photo by Rovinmarc Marquez

The week in photos: August 11-17, 2018

Aug 18, 2018 - 9:30 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

In this photo taken on August 11, 2018, Indian people watch a 'Wall of Death' show at a fair in the outskirts of Ajmer, in the Indian state of Rajasthan. / AFP PHOTO / HIMANSHU SHARMA

Police: 8 dead in Cordillera due to continuous rains

Aug 17, 2018 - 8:15 PM

Listed as missing by the Cordillera police is the barangay secretary of Bedbed, Mankayan, Benguet

LANDSLIDE. Monsoon rains the past week has triggered landslide in the Cordilleras. Photo by Kurt Linus, Lepanto Consolidated Mining Corporation

Over a million now affected by monsoon rain, floods

Aug 16, 2018 - 9:35 PM

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council remains on red alert with personnel on duty 24/7 to assist affected communities

ASSISTANCE. Evacuees at the Malanday Elementary School in Marikina City queue for sleeping kits and relief goods from DSWD on Monday, August 13, 2018. The evacuees remain at the school due to flooding brought about by nonstop monsoon rain enhanced by Tropical Storm Karding over the weekend. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Monsoon rain, floods affect over 800,000

Aug 15, 2018 - 9:00 PM

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council pegs the initial damage from the southwest monsoon at P36 million

EVACUATE. Heavy rains from the enhanced southwest moon force residents to flee their homes for evacuations sites such as the Barangay Bagong Silang evacuation center (photographed) in Quezon city. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

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Aug 13, 2018 - 2:02 PM

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Monsoon dumps over half of August rainfall in just 1 day

Aug 12, 2018 - 10:35 PM

Filipinos experience around 53% of the expected rainfall for the month just on Saturday, August 11

Some 260 individuals from 111 families evacuate at the Mabuhay Basketball Court in Tatalon, Quezon City as 4 to 5 meter-high flood waters inundate their homes due to heavy rains caused by the southwest monsoon on August 11, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

WATCH: Metro Manila flood situationer roundup

Aug 12, 2018 - 5:45 PM

Here's a look at floods on Sunday, August 12, as heavy rain continues to pour in the metro

LOOK: Wading, uh, wedding in floodwater

Aug 12, 2018 - 11:14 AM

'For better or for worse,' flood can't stop this couple's wedding at Santo Rosario Church in Hagonoy, Bulacan

Screenshots from Tere Bañarez Bautista's video

#ReliefPH: Help those affected by August 2018 monsoon

Aug 11, 2018 - 11:11 PM

People affected by floods from the southwest monsoon need your support. This page shows how you can help.

Forced evacuation as Marikina River reaches 3rd alarm

Aug 11, 2018 - 8:11 PM

At least 800 families or 5,000 individuals have reportedly left their homes already as of 6 pm Saturday, August 11

3RD ALARM. Marikina River water level, as of August 11, 6 pm. Photo from Marikina PIO Facebook page

EU vows P9.2 million for flood victims in PH

Aug 08, 2018 - 12:30 PM

The European Union is extending this aid even as President Rodrigo Duterte lambasts them for supposedly interfering in his bloody anti-drug campaign

FLOODED. Residents brave knee-high flood along Antero Soriano Highway in General Trias, Cavite, due to Tropical Depression Josie and the southwest monsoon on July 22, 2018. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Over 13,800 Filipinos in Luzon evacuate due to monsoon

Jul 22, 2018 - 2:55 PM

The Department of Social Welfare and Development and local government units provide around P9.16 million in aid to affected residents

The week in photos: July 14-20, 2018

Jul 21, 2018 - 1:13 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Croatian supporters react after their team scored in downtown Zagreb on July 15, 2018, during the 2018 Russia World Cup final football match between Croatia and France, the first final World Cup match ever in the history of Croatia. AFP Photo

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Jul 17, 2018 - 9:50 PM

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Jul 26, 2017 - 8:12 PM

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Duterte meets top NDRRMC officials for #Habagat2016 response

Aug 15, 2016 - 6:13 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte stresses the importance of adequate preparation and prompt response’

AERIAL INSPECTION. President Rodrigo Duterte and NDRRMC officials on August 15 conduct an aerial inspection of areas in Metro Manila that are affected by the monsoon rains. Photo courtesy of the Presidential Communications

Alerts lifted as Marikina River water level goes down

Aug 15, 2016 - 9:03 AM

UPDATED The water level of the river has been closely monitored over the weekend as monsoon rains dumped water across large parts of Luzon including Metro Manila

INUNDATED. Men navigate through a flooded area in Marikina City, August 14, 2016. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Over 1,800 people evacuate in Pampanga due to floods

Aug 14, 2016 - 11:15 PM

Most of the evacuees are from the town of Sta Rita

Red alert for habagat: DSWD activates Virtual Operations Center

Aug 14, 2016 - 10:30 PM

Information is power and we want this power to be used by Filipinos so they themselves can find means to prepare for calamities and help themselves immediately when calamities strike says DSWD Secretary Judy Taguiwalo

1 dead, 5 missing in Sumag tunnel flash flood in Quezon

Aug 14, 2016 - 8:53 PM

UPDATED Another worker is rescued after flood waters filled a diversion tunnel being built in General Nakar Quezon

WATCH: Tornado hits Fort Santiago in Manila

Aug 14, 2016 - 8:50 PM

The tornado leaves 1 injured and more than 100 houses destroyed according to Manila disaster management chief Johnny Yu

IPU-IPO. A screen grab of the tornado that hit Manila. Photo by Paulo Domingo

Marikina River water level rises anew on Sunday

Aug 14, 2016 - 6:25 PM

More than 2 000 families or over 10 500 people evacuate as the heavy rain triggers floods

#ReliefPH: How to help those affected by monsoon rains

Aug 14, 2016 - 3:06 PM

DSWD provides guidelines on how Filipinos can help those who are displaced by heavy rains

Maynilad reduces water production due to monsoon rain

Aug 14, 2016 - 2:59 PM

Erosion increases the amount of sediments at the Angat Dam forcing Maynilad to reduce water production

La Mesa Dam still on red alert

Aug 14, 2016 - 12:15 PM

As monsoon rains persist the La Mesa Dam nears its spilling level

Habagat affects 69,000 people

Aug 14, 2016 - 8:00 AM

At least 79 evacuation centers are opened in affected areas in Luzon

FLOODWATER. Children wade through waist-deep floodwater caused by southwest monsoon rain along AFP Road in Holy Spirit in Quezon City. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

#FloodPH: Forced evacuation ordered in Marikina

Aug 13, 2016 - 4:30 PM

9th UPDATE As of 8 pm August 13 more than 2 000 families are evacuated from flood prone areas

La Mesa on red alert: Forced evacuation advised

Aug 13, 2016 - 3:07 PM

11th UPDATE As of 4 pm Saturday August 13 the water level in La Mesa Dam is just 10 centimeters short of the spilling level

Satellite image as of August 13, 11 am. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Rainy weather in Luzon, W. Visayas for 3-5 days

Aug 13, 2016 - 11:56 AM

The rest of the country will experience good weather according to PAGASA

Satellite image as of August 13, 11 am. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Philippine Habagat hangs with baseball super power Korea

Jul 15, 2016 - 4:50 AM

Philippine teenagers get a taste of two of the best baseball nations learning some tough lessons along the way

WHO'S ON FIRST. The Philippine baseball squad faced teams from two of the world's best baseball nations on Philippine soil. Contributed photo

Make Philippine baseball great again

Jul 12, 2016 - 8:34 PM

Philippine Habagat is now the driving force behind the country’s campaign to regain its powerhouse status

MAKE BASEBALL GREAT. The Philippines had once been among the top nations in the world for baseball, but has slipped over the years. Philippine Habagat hopes to return the country to its previous glory. Contributed photo

Stay indoors during Lando, Metro Manila residents told

Oct 17, 2015 - 8:21 PM

For Metro Manila residents Typhoon Lando Koppu remains dangerous even if it is not expected to bring as much rain as Tropical Storm Ondoy did in 2009

PREPARING FOR LANDO. Filipinos protect themselves against the downpour as they walk along a street in Manila, Philippines, on October 17, 2015. On the same day, the state weather bureau places Manila under Signal No. 2 due to Typhoon Lando (Koppu). Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

Class suspensions: Saturday, August 22

Aug 22, 2015 - 7:23 AM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of schools and areas where classes have been suspended for Saturday August 22 due to Typhoon Ineng

Stormy Friday for N. Luzon, rains for Visayas

Aug 20, 2015 - 6:38 PM

The rest of Luzon including Metro Manila and Western Visayas can expect occasional rains on Friday August 21

Image courtesy of PAGASA

NDRRMC, 4 regional disaster councils on red alert over #InengPH

Aug 19, 2015 - 5:52 PM

At least 64 provinces are vulnerable to heavy rainfall brought by Habagat that may trigger landslides and floods

Rainy Wednesday for Palawan, VisMin

Aug 18, 2015 - 5:54 PM

Monsoon rains are expected in Palawan Visayas and parts of Mindnao on Wednesday August 19 Typhoon Ineng will not yet directly affect any part of the country

Image courtesy of PAGASA

Cloudy Monday for parts of PH

Aug 16, 2015 - 5:33 PM

Metro Manila and the rest of the country will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated thunderstorms mostly in the afternoon or evening

Cloudy skies over parts of PH on Sunday

Aug 16, 2015 - 9:58 AM

Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated thunderstorms will prevail over Metro Manila and the rest of the country

Rainy Thursday for Northern Luzon

Aug 12, 2015 - 5:12 PM

Northern Luzon especially Ilocos region can expect rains on Thursday August 13 says PAGASA

Image courtesy of PAGASA

Rainy Wednesday for Ilocos, Bataan, Zambales

Aug 11, 2015 - 5:23 PM

The Southwest Monsoon will bring light to moderate rains on Wednesday August 12 says PAGASA

Image courtesy of PAGASA

Rainy Tuesday for Luzon due to monsoon

Aug 10, 2015 - 6:29 PM

Luzon and Visayas can expect moderate to strong winds also due to the Southwest Monsoon

Image courtesy of PAGASA

Cancelled flights: Sunday, July 12

Jul 12, 2015 - 11:51 AM

Several PAL Express and Cebu Pacific flights are cancelled on Sunday morning July 12

When it rains

Sep 23, 2014 - 5:42 PM

The rain ceased being romantic and wind chimes in turn fluttered an angry battlecry I cannot sit here and wait

#HabagatPH: Marikina River alarm raised to level 1

Aug 04, 2014 - 11:01 PM

Local disaster officials advise Marikina residents to follow the city s water level monitoring for safety

Metro Manila warned vs monsoon rains August 5-8

Aug 04, 2014 - 10:35 PM

Brace for the heaviest monsoon rains August 6 7 PAGASA says

'Carmaggedon': Monsoon rain causes Metro Manila gridlock

Aug 04, 2014 - 9:09 PM

Tweet us using RoadAlert if you re still struck in traffic

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#Habagat: Map flood, traffic, and other critical alerts

Aug 04, 2014 - 8:53 PM

You can help report critical information such as flooded areas traffic situation and stranded motorists or commuters by reporting the location and the situation on the Project Agos Disaster Alert Map

5 roadblocks that PH education hurdled in 2013

Dec 23, 2013 - 2:44 PM

What were the setbacks of Philippine education in 2013? Rappler lists down 5 of them in this yearender