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Chedeng makes landfall in Davao Occidental, becomes LPA

Mar 19, 2019 - 8:25 AM

Tropical Depression Chedeng weakens into a low pressure area after hitting Davao Occidental on Tuesday, March 19

Tropical Depression Chedeng shifts toward Davao Occidental

Mar 18, 2019 - 11:50 PM

Chedeng might make landfall in the eastern coast of Davao Occidental between 2 am and 6 am on Tuesday, March 19

Tropical Depression Chedeng slows down en route to Davao Oriental

Mar 18, 2019 - 5:50 PM

Moderate to heavy rain will persist in the regions of Caraga and Davao on Monday, March 18

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Tuesday, March 19

Mar 18, 2019 - 3:35 PM

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Tropical Depression Chedeng to affect Davao, Caraga

Mar 18, 2019 - 11:45 AM

There are 10 areas in Mindanao under Signal No. 1 as of Monday morning, March 18

Rain from Tropical Depression Chedeng to begin on March 18

Mar 18, 2019 - 6:25 AM

The Davao Region is expected to have rain and gusty winds which may trigger flash floods and landslides

Signal No. 1 in 6 areas due to Tropical Depression Chedeng

Mar 17, 2019 - 11:40 PM

Chedeng is already 725 kilometers east of Davao City as of Sunday evening, March 17

Tropical Depression Chedeng enters PAR

Mar 17, 2019 - 5:25 PM

Signal No. 1 is raised in Davao Oriental as of Sunday afternoon, March 17, with Chedeng inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Tropical depression to enter PAR on March 16 or 17

Mar 16, 2019 - 12:15 PM

The tropical depression is 1,505 kilometers east of Mindanao as of Saturday morning, March 16, still outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Tropical Depression Betty weakens into low pressure area

Mar 01, 2019 - 8:35 AM

The low pressure area is expected to dissipate and does not pose a threat

Tropical Depression Betty enters PAR, but poses no threat

Feb 28, 2019 - 11:25 PM

Tropical Depression Betty (Wutip) is now inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility. It will likely weaken into a low pressure area.

Tropical Depression Amang weakens into LPA

Jan 21, 2019 - 8:35 PM

Though Amang is now downgraded to a low pressure area, rain will still continue in parts of Bicol and Northern Samar

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Tuesday, January 22

Jan 21, 2019 - 7:15 PM

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Parts of Bicol, Northern Samar to have more rain from Amang

Jan 21, 2019 - 5:56 PM

Tropical Depression Amang is already 105 kilometers east of Catarman, Northern Samar, as of late Monday afternoon, January 21

Rain from Tropical Depression Amang to continue in Eastern Visayas, Bicol

Jan 21, 2019 - 11:35 AM

Signal No. 1 is lifted in Mindanao, but still raised in parts of Luzon and the Visayas as of 11 am on Monday, January 21

Tropical Depression Amang shifts, now off to Samar-Leyte area

Jan 21, 2019 - 8:50 AM

Amang was initially moving toward Southern Leyte but shifted direction, says PAGASA

Tropical Depression Amang slows down on its way to Southern Leyte

Jan 21, 2019 - 5:45 AM

Amang is moving at just 10 kilometers per hour, as of 5 am on Monday, January 21

Tropical Depression Amang heads for Southern Leyte

Jan 21, 2019 - 2:30 AM

At 2 am on Monday, January 21, PAGASA says Amang is already in the vicinity of the Dinagat Islands and moving toward Southern Leyte

Tropical Depression Amang makes landfall in Siargao

Jan 20, 2019 - 11:25 PM

Amang maintains its strength and speed as it hits land on Sunday evening, January 20. Heavy rain is expected to continue.

Heavy rain seen as Tropical Depression Amang nears Surigao

Jan 20, 2019 - 5:50 PM

Signal No. 1 remains raised in 13 areas late Sunday afternoon, January 20

Tropical Depression Amang maintains strength en route to Surigao

Jan 20, 2019 - 2:30 PM

Amang is expected to make landfall in the Surigao del Norte-Siargao Island area on Sunday afternoon or evening, January 20

Signal No. 1 in 13 areas as Tropical Depression Amang heads for Caraga

Jan 20, 2019 - 11:45 AM

Amang is now moving at a slightly faster 30 kilometers per hour, on track for landfall on Sunday afternoon or evening, January 20

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Monday, January 21

Jan 20, 2019 - 11:10 AM

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Tropical Depression Amang speeds up ahead of landfall

Jan 20, 2019 - 8:15 AM

Amang is now 360 kilometers east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur, as of early Sunday morning, January 20

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