typhoon nona or melor - updates

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PAGASA drops Nona as typhoon name

Jan 06, 2016 - 7:13 PM

State weather bureau PAGASA asks the public to recommend an alternative name starting with N

Santa absent this year in typhoon-hit Philippines

Dec 25, 2015 - 1:55 PM

I doubt Santa Claus will come tonight The water s too high says a resident in one of the villages battered by Typhoon Nona Melor and left without food water or urgent medical care

CHRISTMAS AFTER A STORM. A child lies in a plastic wash basin along a flooded street in Calumpit, Bulacan on December 24, 2015. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

NPA's ambush on relief convoy 'disrespect' to typhoon victims

Dec 23, 2015 - 10:28 AM

UPDATED Despite this the military says it will strictly observe the holiday ceasefire declared by the Aquino administration

Death toll climbs to 41 as more floods threaten PH

Dec 19, 2015 - 12:05 PM

UPDATED Almost the entire Philippines is experiencing rains More floods are possible says a PAGASA forecaster

MORE FLOODS. Filipino villagers rest on the roof of their flooded house in the typhoon-hit town of La Paz, Tarlac province, southern Manila, Philippines, December 17, 2015. File photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

Aquino declares state of national calamity

Dec 18, 2015 - 6:24 PM

Proclamation No 1186 seeks to hasten the rescue recovery relief and rehabilitation efforts of the government and private sector in areas hardest hit by Typhoon Nona

TYPHOON DAMAGE. Hhildren rest next to damaged houses in the typhoon-hit town of Magallanes, Sorsogon province, southern Manila, Philippines, 16 December 2015. Photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

NDRRMC truck ambushed in Samar, 2 hurt

Dec 18, 2015 - 10:21 AM

2ND UPDATE The military believes the attack was carried out by the New People s Army

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Dec 16, 2015 - 7:04 PM

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Typhoon Nona weaker, but another cyclone on its way

Dec 16, 2015 - 12:43 PM

The new cyclone a tropical depression will enter the country on Wednesday December 16

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Dec 16, 2015 - 1:18 AM

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Typhoon Nona kills 4 in PH, cuts power ahead of Christmas

Dec 15, 2015 - 7:05 PM

Authorities have yet to make contact with some of the badly hit areas and it is unclear if or by how much the death toll would climb

BEFORE CHRISTMAS. Filipino children hold a placards reading 'Tulong' (Help) begging for help in the typhoon-hit town of Juban, Sorsogon province, southern Philippines, 15 December 2015. Photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

Catarman Airport sustains heavy damage due to Typhoon Nona

Dec 15, 2015 - 5:29 PM

The terminal building s roof was blown away by strong winds

DAMAGED. As of 8:00 am on December 15, 2015, among the heavily damaged Catarman Airport facilities are the fire station building; terminal building (whose roof was blown away by strong winds); CAAP staff house; and 3 guard posts. Image from Wikipedia

WATCH: DILG chief to Nona-affected areas: Be alert, stay awake

Dec 14, 2015 - 8:46 PM

Typhoon Nona makes its 2nd landfall in Sorsogon on Monday afternoon December 14 after hitting Batag Northern Samar in the morning

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Dec 14, 2015 - 7:33 PM

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5,687 passengers stranded at seaports due to Typhoon Nona

Dec 14, 2015 - 3:57 PM

4th UPDATE A total of 50 vessels 64 motor bancas and 447 rolling cargoes are also not allowed to travel the Philippine Coast Guard says

Philippines evacuates 700,000 due to Typhoon Nona

Dec 14, 2015 - 3:00 PM

Most evacuees are from Albay where large scale preventive evacuation is always done; the rest from Sorsogon where landfall is expected Monday evening

Albay suspends work due to Typhoon Nona

Dec 14, 2015 - 12:27 AM

Albay also declares a state of imminent disaster to free up funds for emergency response for Typhoon Nona Melor

'IMMINENT DISASTER.' Albay Governor Joey Salceda announces that Albay declared a state of imminent disaster due to Typhoon Nona (Melor). Photo from Salceda's Facebook page

Nona intensifies; more areas under storm signals

Dec 13, 2015 - 11:32 PM

The eye of Typhoon Nona was located 325 kilometers east of Catarman Northern Samar

Satellite image from PAGASA

Nona maintains strength; 7 areas under signal #3

Dec 13, 2015 - 9:08 PM

Nona threatens the Samar Sorsogon area with storm surges of up to 3 6 meters possible over areas where public storm warning signals 2 and 3 are raised

FORECAST. Here's the forecast track of Typhoon Nona. Image from PAGASA

Nona now a typhoon; 7 areas under signal number 2

Dec 13, 2015 - 6:01 PM

Typhoon Nona is expected to make landfall on Monday December 14