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Potential Queenie might enter PAR on October 1 or 2

Sep 27, 2018 - 6:10 PM

There is a low pressure area outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility which could become a tropical cyclone. Typhoon Paeng, meanwhile, is still slowly moving away.

Typhoon Paeng causing rough seas; monsoon to bring rain

Sep 26, 2018 - 6:10 PM

The southwest monsoon will affect parts of the Visayas and Mindanao on Thursday, September 27

Southwest monsoon to affect Luzon on September 17

Sep 16, 2018 - 10:20 PM

Zambales and Pangasinan will have light to heavy rain on Monday, September 17

LPA, southwest monsoon affecting Northern Luzon

Sep 08, 2018 - 5:50 PM

The low pressure area is in the vicinity of Basco, Batanes. It is still enhancing the southwest monsoon.

Expect more rain from LPA, southwest monsoon on September 8

Sep 07, 2018 - 5:50 PM

The low pressure area and southwest monsoon will affect parts of Luzon and Western Visayas

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Friday, September 7

Sep 06, 2018 - 10:20 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Friday, September 7

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

Sep 06, 2018 - 6:55 PM

The low pressure area, one of two LPAs inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility, is 130 kilometers west of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro

Low pressure area enhances southwest monsoon

Sep 05, 2018 - 5:15 PM

The southwest monsoon will continue to affect Southern Luzon and the Visayas

Low pressure area enters PAR

Sep 04, 2018 - 10:05 PM

This low pressure area inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility could develop into a tropical depression

Scattered rains to hit PH on September 4 due to monsoon

Sep 03, 2018 - 7:45 PM

The southwest monsoon will affect Metro Manila, Calabarzon, Bicol, Mimaropa, the Visayas, and Mindanao

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Monday, September 3

Sep 03, 2018 - 6:35 AM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Monday, September 3

Rainy September 1 in parts of PH due to LPA

Aug 31, 2018 - 5:35 PM

The Visayas, Bicol, Surigao del Norte, and Dinagat Islands will have scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms

LPA brings heavy rain to Eastern Visayas

Aug 31, 2018 - 1:15 PM

Light to heavy rain is also expected in Surigao del Norte, Dinagat, Bicol, and the rest of the Visayas due to the low pressure area

LPA bringing rain to Eastern Visayas; monsoon affecting Batanes

Aug 30, 2018 - 5:55 PM

PAGASA is also monitoring Typhoon Jebi outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Break from heavy rain as monsoon weakens

Aug 29, 2018 - 7:25 PM

PAGASA says there will be no torrential rain or serious flooding at least until Monday, September 3

Northern Luzon to have more rain on August 29

Aug 28, 2018 - 5:00 PM

Light to heavy rain is expected in Ilocos Norte, llocos Sur, Apayao, Batanes, and the Babuyan Group of Islands

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Tuesday, August 28

Aug 27, 2018 - 7:45 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Tuesday, August 28

Monsoon to affect Northern, Central Luzon again on August 28

Aug 27, 2018 - 5:00 PM

Residents of those areas in Luzon should stay on alert for possible flash floods and landslides

Monsoon rain expected in parts of Luzon on August 27

Aug 26, 2018 - 5:30 PM

The rain will be moderate to heavy in Ilocos, Cordillera, Batanes, the Babuyan Group of Islands, Zambales, and Bataan

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

Monsoon rains expected in parts of Luzon on August 26

Aug 25, 2018 - 6:30 PM

Metro Manila and other areas in Luzon will have scattered rains and thunderstorms also due to the southwest monsoon

Tropical Depression Luis leaves PAR

Aug 24, 2018 - 11:45 PM

But Luis will continue to enhance the southwest monsoon even if it has left the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Tropical Depression Luis set to leave PAR

Aug 24, 2018 - 5:05 PM

PAGASA says Luis will leave the Philippine Area of Responsibility either on Friday night, August 24, or Saturday morning, August 25

Tropical Depression Luis weaker, but still enhancing monsoon

Aug 24, 2018 - 12:15 PM

The southwest monsoon is bringing moderate to heavy rain to Ilocos, Cordillera, Batanes, and the Babuyan Group of Islands

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Friday, August 24

Aug 24, 2018 - 11:40 AM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Friday, August 24

Tropical Depression Luis slows down; LPA seen off Aparri

Aug 23, 2018 - 11:30 PM

Aside from Luis, PAGASA is also monitoring a low pressure area 1,000 kilometers east of Aparri, Cagayan

Tropical Depression Luis to enhance southwest monsoon

Aug 23, 2018 - 7:15 PM

The southwest monsoon will bring scattered rains to Ilocos, Cordillera, Zambales, Bataan, Batanes, and the Babuyan Group of Islands

Tropical Depression Luis enters PAR, may enhance monsoon

Aug 23, 2018 - 1:10 PM

PAGASA says Luis already made landfall in Taiwan, which is inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Monsoon bringing rain to parts of Luzon on August 22

Aug 21, 2018 - 6:20 PM

Scattered rains are expected in Ilocos, Cordillera, Central Luzon, Batanes, and the Babuyan Group of Islands

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

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Monday, August 20

Aug 20, 2018 - 11:30 AM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Monday, August 20

Monsoon bringing rain to parts of Luzon on August 20

Aug 19, 2018 - 9:05 PM

There are also two tropical cyclones outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility, but they're unlikely to enter

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

Scattered rains to hit parts of Luzon on August 17

Aug 16, 2018 - 10:30 PM

The southwest monsoon will affect the Ilocos Region, the Cordillera Administrative Region, Batanes, and the Babuyan Group of Islands

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Friday, August 17

Aug 16, 2018 - 5:50 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Friday, August 17

Rain in parts of Luzon expected on August 16

Aug 15, 2018 - 11:45 PM

The southwest monsoon will affect Batanes, the Babuyan Group of Islands, Ilocos, Cordillera, Zambales, and Bataan

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Thursday, August 16

Aug 15, 2018 - 6:50 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Thursday, August 16

Monsoon rain to continue in Luzon on August 15

Aug 14, 2018 - 10:45 PM

The low pressure area east northeast of Batanes is still enhancing the southwest monsoon

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Wednesday, August 15

Aug 14, 2018 - 5:45 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Wednesday, August 15

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

Heavy monsoon rain expected in Northern, Central Luzon

Aug 14, 2018 - 6:30 AM

Rain from the southwest monsoon will mostly be in Ilocos, Cordillera, Batanes, the Babuyan Group of Islands, Zambales, and Bataan on Tuesday, August 14

LPA unlikely to strengthen, but more monsoon rain seen

Aug 13, 2018 - 10:00 PM

Moderate to heavy monsoon rain will hit Ilocos, Cordillera, Batanes, the Babuyan Group of Islands, Zambales, Bataan, and Occidental Mindoro

2 dead, 3 injured in Cordillera during rainy weekend

Aug 13, 2018 - 6:13 PM

One person is confirmed drowned in Baguio City and Cordillera police report another death after an Isuzu Elf truck falls into a ravine in Kibungan, Benguet

PAGASA Baguio Synoptic Station recorded 249.2mm amount of rainfall in  Baguio City from August 11 to August 12, 2018 today acording to Office of Civil Defense Cordillera. Expect contonues rainfall according to OCD -CAR. Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Tuesday, August 14

Aug 13, 2018 - 3:40 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Tuesday, August 14

Karding no longer enhancing monsoon, but LPA will

Aug 13, 2018 - 1:40 PM

The low pressure area is 925 kilometers east northeast of Basco, Batanes, and will enhance the southwest monsoon which is affecting Luzon

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

PAGASA warns heavy rain to hit Luzon again on August 13

Aug 12, 2018 - 6:15 PM

Metro Manila, Ilocos, Cordillera, Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Oriental Mindoro, and Occidental Mindoro should stay on alert for floods and landslides

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

Hundreds stranded at seaports due to monsoon

Aug 12, 2018 - 3:25 PM

The passengers are at ports in Quezon, Camarines Sur, and Batangas, says the Philippine Coast Guard

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