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Over 100,000 affected by Typhoon Rosita

Nov 01, 2018 - 4:06 PM

Food packs, sleeping and hygiene kits, are provided to some 49,000 people in evacuation centers

EVACUEES. Residents of Benito Soliven town were forced to leave their houses as Typhoon Rosita neared the area on the afternoon of October 29, 2018. Photo from Isabela Public Information Office Facebook page.

Rosita weakens into tropical storm as it leaves PAR

Oct 31, 2018 - 5:40 PM

Though Rosita (Yutu) has left the Philippine Area of Responsibility, its trough or extension will still trigger light to moderate rain in some parts of Luzon

Over 50,000 remain in evacuation centers due to Rosita

Oct 31, 2018 - 4:15 PM

The affected residents come from the Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, Cordillera Administrative Region, and Eastern Visayas

ASSISTANCE. Hot meals are given to residents in regions affected by Typhoon Rosita. Photo from the Department of Social Welfare and Development

Father, 3 kids killed in Ifugao landslide

Oct 31, 2018 - 1:01 PM

Ifugao police identify the father as 48-year-old Balthazar Pinnay. His 3 children were aged 8 to 12.

Rosita weakens further on its way out of PAR

Oct 31, 2018 - 11:45 AM

But western parts of Northern Luzon and Central Luzon will still have light to moderate rain due to Severe Tropical Storm Rosita (Yutu)

No more areas under warning signals due to Rosita

Oct 31, 2018 - 6:20 AM

But there will still be light to moderate rain in parts of Luzon, as Severe Tropical Storm Rosita (Yutu) is hardly moving over the West Philippine Sea

Roads closed due to Severe Tropical Storm Rosita

Oct 31, 2018 - 12:13 AM

Many roads and bridges are closed to traffic, especially in Mountain Province and Benguet

6 areas left under Signal No. 1 due to Rosita

Oct 30, 2018 - 11:50 PM

Severe Tropical Storm Rosita (Yutu) is moving over the West Philippine Sea, away from land

Typhoon Rosita weakens into severe tropical storm

Oct 30, 2018 - 8:35 PM

There are no more areas under Signal No. 3 as Rosita (Yutu) weakens. But Signal Nos. 1 and 2 are still up in several areas.

Severe Tropical Storm Kong-rey slightly intensifies outside PAR

Sep 30, 2018 - 5:25 PM

Kong-rey, which is heading for the Philippine Area of Responsibility, now has maximum winds of 110 km/h and gustiness of up to 135 km/h

Kong-rey strengthens into severe tropical storm outside PAR

Sep 30, 2018 - 11:40 AM

Since Kong-rey is still over water, it could strengthen further into a typhoon before entering the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Trami becomes severe tropical storm outside PAR

Sep 23, 2018 - 8:05 AM

Severe Tropical Storm Trami is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Sunday, September 23

LPA to bring more rain; Mangkhut now typhoon outside PAR

Sep 09, 2018 - 5:40 PM

The low pressure area is affecting parts of Luzon, while Typhoon Mangkhut might enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Wednesday, September 12

LPA brings rain to parts of Luzon on September 9

Sep 09, 2018 - 11:55 AM

The low pressure area is 145 kilometers northeast of Basco, Batanes, as of late Sunday morning, September 9

Monsoon rain expected in parts of Luzon on August 21

Aug 20, 2018 - 5:15 PM

Typhoon Soulik, located outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility, is enhancing the southwest monsoon

LPA enhances monsoon; Leepi stays outside, heads for Japan

Aug 14, 2018 - 12:30 PM

The low pressure area is still making the southwest monsoon stronger, while Severe Tropical Storm Leepi will not affect the Philippines

LPA, southwest monsoon bringing rain to parts of Luzon, Visayas

Jul 26, 2018 - 6:15 PM

Fortunately, this low pressure area – located in San Nicolas, Batangas – is unlikely to become a tropical depression

Severe Tropical Storm Inday out, potential Josie in

Jul 21, 2018 - 5:55 AM

Inday (Ampil) leaves the Philippine Area of Responsibility, but a low pressure area which could become Tropical Depression Josie enters

Severe Tropical Storm Inday set to exit, but LPA may enter

Jul 20, 2018 - 11:30 PM

The low pressure area still outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility as of Friday evening, July 20, is also enhancing the southwest monsoon

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Jul 20, 2018 - 8:24 PM

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More rain on July 21 from Inday-enhanced monsoon

Jul 20, 2018 - 5:45 PM

Aside from Severe Tropical Storm Inday (Ampil) and the southwest monsoon, PAGASA also continues to monitor a low pressure area which might enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility

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Jul 20, 2018 - 3:03 PM

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Inday now severe tropical storm; LPA also spotted

Jul 20, 2018 - 11:50 AM

Both Severe Tropical Storm Inday (Ampil) and the low pressure area are enhancing the southwest monsoon

PAGASA monitors Severe Tropical Storm Maria outside PAR, monsoon

Jul 05, 2018 - 11:30 PM

Severe Tropical Storm Maria, located outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility, will be given the local name Gardo if it enters PAR

Severe Tropical Storm Florita leaves PAR

Jul 01, 2018 - 6:00 PM

But there will still be rain in Palawan, Oriental Mindoro, Occidental Mindoro, Romblon, and Western Visayas due to the southwest monsoon

Florita intensifies into severe tropical storm

Jul 01, 2018 - 11:25 AM

Severe Tropical Storm Florita (Prapiroon) and the enhanced southwest monsoon are bringing rain to Luzon

Domeng set to leave PAR, but monsoon still a threat

Jun 10, 2018 - 6:50 AM

Severe Tropical Storm Domeng (Maliksi) is still enhancing the southwest monsoon even though it is about to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Domeng on its way out, but still enhancing monsoon

Jun 09, 2018 - 11:45 PM

Severe Tropical Storm Domeng (Maliksi) continues to enhance the southwest monsoon, which is affecting Luzon and the Visayas

Domeng intensifies into severe tropical storm

Jun 09, 2018 - 4:45 PM

Severe Tropical Storm Domeng (Maliksi) and the southwest monsoon are affecting Metro Manila, Central Luzon, the Cordillera Administrative Region, Ilocos, Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Bicol, and Western Visayas

UN ready to provide humanitarian assistance to Vinta-hit Mindanao

Dec 29, 2017 - 9:00 PM

(UPDATED) Nearly 140,000 Vinta victims are expected to welcome the new year homeless

RAPID ASSESSMENT. Humanitarian workers from UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, conduct rapid assessments in Lanao del Sur towns that were hit by Severe Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin).  Photos by J. Pangalian/UNHCR

WATCH: What Duterte promised mayors in Vinta-hit Lanao del Norte

Dec 27, 2017 - 10:24 PM

(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte vows to fast-track rehabilitation in Vinta-hit areas, but are the funds for handling disasters in 2017 enough?

VINTA DAMAGE. Severe Tropical Storm Vinta damages bridges in Lanao del Norte province including this one that leads to a remote village in Munai town. Photo courtesy of Ninoy Castro/DSWD

#ReliefPH: Philippine Red Cross to accept cash donations for Vinta victims

Dec 27, 2017 - 11:01 AM

Read this to know how you can help victims of Severe Tropical Storm Vinta through the Philippine Red Cross

Vinta death toll in Lanao del Norte mountain village rises to 29

Dec 25, 2017 - 10:20 PM

The village chief says he instructed residents to evacuate but they didn't listen. There are 16 other residents still missing.

VINTA. Vinta brings heavy rain in Tubod, Lanao del Norte on Friday, December 22. Photo taken from Tubod Police Facebook page

Japan ready to send help for victims of Vinta

Dec 25, 2017 - 9:15 PM

'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

File Presidential Photo

Typhoon Vinta leaves PAR on Christmas Eve

Dec 24, 2017 - 11:30 AM

Vinta (Tembin), the Philippines' 22nd tropical cyclone for 2017, exits the Philippine Area of Responsibility a day before Christmas

Vinta strengthens into typhoon as it begins to move away from PH

Dec 24, 2017 - 7:25 AM

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.

Severe Tropical Storm Vinta makes 2nd landfall in Palawan

Dec 23, 2017 - 11:30 PM

Vinta (Tembin) slightly strengthens as it hits Balabac, Palawan, with maximum winds of 105 km/h and gustiness of up to 145 km/h

Severe Tropical Storm Vinta intensifies ahead of Palawan landfall

Dec 23, 2017 - 8:35 PM

Vinta (Tembin) now has maximum winds of 100 km/h and gustiness of up to 135 km/h

Vinta a severe tropical storm again, threatens Palawan

Dec 23, 2017 - 5:40 PM

Severe Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin) could make landfall in southern Palawan on Saturday evening, December 23

Death toll from Tropical Storm Vinta breaches 200

Dec 23, 2017 - 11:49 AM

(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.

VINTA'S WRATH. Residents wade through a flooded street in Cagayan City on December 22, 2017, after the Cagayan River swelled caused by heavy rains brought by Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin). Photo by Joseph Deveza/AFP

Napocor asked to open Agus 1 gates, ease flooding in Lanao del Sur

Dec 22, 2017 - 1:14 PM

The Agus 1 hydroelectric power plant controls the flow of water from Lake Lanao to Agus River, which flows through provinces in Lanao Del Sur and Lanao Del Norte

MASSIVE FLOODING. Parts of Bubong town in Lanao Del Sur are submerged in floodwaters. Photo courtesy of ARMM Assemblyman Zia Alonto Adiong

LOOK: Residents evacuate due to heavy flooding in Cagayan de Oro

Dec 22, 2017 - 12:44 PM

Located near the coastline and the Cugman river, the flooded area has been identified as an area highly susceptible to flooding even before Vinta's landfall

HEAVY FLOODING. Residents evacuate as flooding reach above waist-level in Cugman, Cagayan de Oro. Photo by Maricel Eduave Tawacal

More than 6,400 passengers stranded at ports due to Vinta

Dec 22, 2017 - 9:48 AM

(UPDATED) The Philippine Coast Guard says the biggest number of stranded passengers was in Central Visayas, at 2,461

Severe Tropical Storm Vinta moves over Compostela Valley

Dec 22, 2017 - 8:45 AM

Over two dozen areas in Mindanao and the Visayas are under signal numbers 1 and 2 early Friday morning, December 22

Severe Tropical Storm Vinta crosses Davao Region

Dec 22, 2017 - 6:50 AM

As of 6 am on Friday, December 22, Vinta (Tembin) is already in the vicinity of Monkayo, Compostela Valley

Severe Tropical Storm Vinta hits Davao Oriental

Dec 22, 2017 - 2:20 AM

Vinta (Tembin) makes landfall in Cateel, Davao Oriental at 1:45 am on Friday, December 22

Vinta intensifies into severe tropical storm before landfall

Dec 21, 2017 - 11:25 PM

Severe Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin) is set to make landfall in Surigao del Sur early Friday, December 22

Severe Tropical Storm Quedan leaves PAR

Oct 28, 2017 - 11:10 AM

But the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) continues to affect the Zamboanga Peninsula, Northern Mindanao, Caraga, and Palawan

Severe Tropical Storm Quedan heading for Japan

Oct 28, 2017 - 12:10 AM

Quedan (Saola) is expected to leave the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Saturday afternoon, October 28

Quedan not directly affecting PH, but ITCZ bringing rain

Oct 27, 2017 - 11:30 AM

Severe Tropical Storm Quedan (Saola) is already 795 kilometers east of Basco, Batanes, while the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) is affecting Palawan and parts of Mindanao