House panel members eye cases vs Yolanda rehab contractor

Sep 26, 2017 - 2:20 PM

The House panel will invite former officials of the National Housing Authority to explain what happened in the province of Eastern Samar

SLOW, SUBPAR WORK. The House Committee on Housing visits the NHA housing complex for Yolanda Victims in Eastern Samar. Photos courtesy of the House committee on housing and urban development

DOH's tips to protect yourself against the common rainy season diseases

Sep 22, 2017 - 8:40 PM

Here's how you can prevent getting dengue, leptospirosis, cholera, hepatitis A, typhoid fever, and influenza

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FAST FACTS: Tropical cyclones, rainfall advisories

Sep 22, 2017 - 5:24 PM

Here's what you need to know about tropical cyclones and other terms used in everyday weather forecasts

Hundreds of flights grounded as typhoon slams Japan

Sep 17, 2017 - 2:02 PM

Authorities have issued warnings of rainstorms, high seas, possible landslides and flooding across the southern half of the Japanese archipelago

Intertropical convergence zone to bring rain to southern Mindanao

Sep 16, 2017 - 7:58 PM

Meanwhile, localized thunderstorms in Metro Manila and the rest of the country will bring clouds and isolated rainshowers during the evening

Widespread destruction in central Vietnam after major typhoon

Sep 16, 2017 - 3:59 PM

Typhoon Doksuri destroys around 123,000 homes and tears down trees and power lines in 5 provinces

DEVASTATION. A motorcyclist rides past a raw of destroyed homes in Ky Anh town, in the central province of Ha Tinh, the day after Typhoon Doksuri makes a landfall to the country's central coast on September 16. Photo by Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP

3 dead as Typhoon Doksuri lashes central Vietnam

Sep 15, 2017 - 8:00 PM

More than 79,000 people are evacuated across the 4 provinces expected to be worst affected, the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority said

Vietnam braces for 'strongest storm in a decade'

Sep 14, 2017 - 7:23 PM

Typhoon Doksuri is expected to make landfall in Vietnam midday on Friday packing heavy winds and rain

Record rain as typhoon batters southern Japanese islands

Sep 14, 2017 - 12:31 PM

Authorities warn of landslides and high waves as Typhoon Talim batters the southern Okinawan island chain dumping the most rain seen over a 24 hour period in 50 years on the city of Miyako

Tropical Storm Maring, Typhoon Lannie leave PAR

Sep 13, 2017 - 5:50 PM

Luzon and the Visayas will have generally good weather on Thursday September 14 but Mindanao will have thunderstorms due to the intertropical convergence zone

5 dead, 6 missing due to Tropical Storm Maring

Sep 13, 2017 - 3:00 PM

There are also 4 others injured due to Maring, says the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council

FLOODING. Tatalon residents in Quezon City wade the knee-deep water along Araneta Ave., brought by the sudden downpour of rain cause by Typhoon Maring on Tuesday. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

No more areas under warning signal as Maring moves away

Sep 13, 2017 - 7:20 AM

Tropical Storm Maring Doksuri is already crossing the West Philippine Sea

Maring becomes tropical storm as it begins to move away from PH

Sep 12, 2017 - 11:40 PM

Only Zambales and Bataan remain under signal no 1 as Tropical Storm Maring is off to the West Philippine Sea

Maring, Aguirre on Hontiveros, CBCP | Evening wRap

Sep 12, 2017 - 9:04 PM

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5 areas left under signal no. 1 as Maring exits land

Sep 12, 2017 - 9:00 PM

Tropical Depression Maring is already off the coast of Zambales Only Zambales Bataan Pampanga Tarlac and Pangasinan remain under signal no 1

Tropical Depression Maring to exit land via Zambales-Bataan

Sep 12, 2017 - 6:29 PM

More than a dozen areas remain under signal no 1 including Metro Manila but the rain is expected to begin easing once Maring leaves landmass

Maring forces evacuations in Quezon, other parts of Luzon

Sep 12, 2017 - 5:21 PM

Evacuations are ongoing in flood and landslide prone areas in Quezon Rizal Batangas Laguna and Cavite

Commuters and motorists brave the knee-deep flood due to heavy rains brought by TD Maring along Evacom in Las Piñas City on September 12, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Tropical Depression Maring now over Rizal, Metro Manila

Sep 12, 2017 - 3:05 PM

PAGASA warns residents of Rizal and Metro Manila to be on alert for more floods and landslides as Maring passes these areas

Maring, Hontiveros on Aguirre, Trump | Midday wRap

Sep 12, 2017 - 1:20 PM

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Tropical Depression Maring crosses Laguna after hitting Quezon

Sep 12, 2017 - 11:05 AM

3rd UPDATE The tropical depression is also expected to pass through Metro Manila on Tuesday afternoon September 12

Tropical Depression Maring set to make landfall in Quezon

Sep 12, 2017 - 9:05 AM

Work in government offices and courts in Metro Manila Calabarzon and Central Luzon is suspended ahead of Maring s landfall

Maring slightly intensifies as it heads for Quezon-Aurora

Sep 12, 2017 - 5:50 AM

There are now 19 areas under signal no 1 due to Tropical Depression Maring including Metro Manila

15 areas under signal no. 1 as Maring maintains strength

Sep 11, 2017 - 11:50 PM

Tropical Depression Maring is already 190 kilometers east of Infanta Quezon with maximum winds of 45 km h and gustiness of up to 60 km h

Trillanes, Reynaldo de Guzman, Faeldon | Evening wRap

Sep 11, 2017 - 9:06 PM

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12 areas under signal no. 1 due to Tropical Depression Maring

Sep 11, 2017 - 8:55 PM

Metro Manila Catanduanes Camarines Norte Camarines Sur northern Quezon including Polillo Island Rizal Bulacan Pampanga Quirino Nueva Ecija Tarlac and Aurora are under signal no 1

Typhoon Lannie, Tropical Depression Maring both in PAR

Sep 11, 2017 - 6:25 PM

Shortly after Lannie Talim enters the Philippine Area of Responsibility the low pressure area already inside PAR strengthens into Maring

LGUs told to prepare for Typhoon Talim, low pressure area

Sep 11, 2017 - 3:50 PM

Residents in areas likely to be affected are advised to take the necessary precautionary measures and are alerted against possible flooding and landslides

PREPAREDNESS. NDRRMC conducts a pre-disaster risk assessment meeting in preparation for Typhoon Talim and the low pressure area located 400 kilometers east of Quezon. Photo from NDRRMC

Talim now a typhoon outside PAR; low pressure area brings rain

Sep 11, 2017 - 12:15 PM

Typhoon Talim is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Monday afternoon September 11 A low pressure area is also triggering rain in the Visayas and parts of Luzon

Tropical Storm Talim to enter PAR on Monday

Sep 10, 2017 - 9:40 PM

Talim will be named Lannie in the Philippines Meanwhile a low pressure area will also bring rain to the Visayas and parts of Luzon on Monday September 11

Cuy on Duterte, Maute, Hurricane Irma | Evening wRap

Sep 08, 2017 - 7:57 PM

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Kiko intensifies into tropical storm as it leaves PAR

Sep 06, 2017 - 11:40 PM

Tropical Storm Kiko Guchol is already out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Lawmakers told: Substandard materials used in post-Yolanda housing

Sep 06, 2017 - 12:45 PM

A House committee looks into the progress – or lack thereof – of housing projects for Super Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan survivors

SLOW PACE. Legislators visit a post-Yolanda housing site in Hernani, Eastern Samar. Photo courtesy of the House committee on housing and urban development

Warning signals lifted as Tropical Depression Kiko moves away

Sep 06, 2017 - 11:30 AM

Kiko intensifies and slows down as it continues to cross the Balintang Channel on its way out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Tropical Depression Kiko begins to move away from PH

Sep 06, 2017 - 6:45 AM

But signal number 1 remains raised over Batanes and the Babuyan Group of Islands

Satellite image as of September 6, 6 am. Image courtesy of NOAA

Tropical Depression Kiko brings rain to Northern Luzon

Sep 05, 2017 - 11:35 PM

Signal number 1 remains raised over Batanes and the Babuyan Group of Islands

Tropical Depression Kiko threatens extreme Northern Luzon

Sep 05, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Light to moderate rain is also expected in Metro Manila Central Luzon Calabarzon Bicol Eastern Visayas Caraga and Northern Mindanao

Fewer areas under signal no. 1 as Kiko changes direction

Sep 05, 2017 - 11:50 AM

But PAGASA says residents of Northern Luzon should still watch out for moderate to heavy rain that could trigger floods and landslides

Kiko to bring moderate-heavy rain to Northern Luzon

Sep 05, 2017 - 5:50 AM

As Tropical Depression Kiko approaches residents should be on alert for possible flash floods and landslides

Low pressure area intensifies into Tropical Depression Kiko

Sep 04, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Kiko is already 490 kilometers east of Casiguran Aurora heading for Northern Luzon

Isolated thunderstorms in PH on Monday

Sep 03, 2017 - 6:30 PM

There is a low pressure area east of Baler Aurora but it is still too far to affect the country

Moderate-heavy monsoon rain in parts of Luzon on Friday

Aug 31, 2017 - 10:15 PM

The Ilocos Region the provinces of Batanes and Zambales and the Babuyan Group of Islands should be on alert for flash floods and landslides

Rainy Thursday in parts of Luzon as LPA enhances monsoon

Aug 31, 2017 - 11:40 AM

The low pressure area is located 205 kilometers west northwest of Calayan Island Cagayan

'Bigger and stronger' storms on the horizon – experts

Aug 30, 2017 - 9:36 PM

Here are some answers to questions about the link between climate change and tropical storms known variously around the world as cyclones hurricanes and typhoons

TEXAS FLOODING. The South Park Cemetery in Pearland, Texas, is flooded by rains from Hurricane Harvey on August 29, 2017. Photo by H. Ellessy /LamaLens / AFP

Low pressure area off Tuguegarao may become tropical depression

Aug 29, 2017 - 9:10 PM

It will be given the local name Kiko if it strengthens says state weather bureau PAGASA

Rainy Tuesday in parts of Luzon, Visayas due to ITCZ

Aug 28, 2017 - 5:45 PM

State weather bureau PAGASA is also monitoring a low pressure area inside PAR and a tropical depression outside PAR

WATCH: OFW's heroic rescue of old couple in Macau

Aug 28, 2017 - 4:35 PM

Samar native Loreto Mijares saved an old couple from gushing flood waters as Severe Typhoon Hato hit Macau on August 23

HEROIC RESCUE. OFW Loreto Mijares rescues a couple from gushing flood waters in Macau. Photo courtesy of the Mijares family

Cyclones and climate change: connecting the dots

Aug 27, 2017 - 11:35 PM

What s missing is a detailed track record of hurricanes past the kind of decades long log of measurements that climate scientists need to discern the fingerprint of human influence

Strong winds batter seaside houses before the approaching Hurricane Harvey in Corpus Christi, Texas on August 25, 2017.  Harvey, which is set to make landfall later today into early Saturday, was packing maximum sustained winds of close to 120 miles (195 kilometers) per hour, the National Hurricane Center said. / AFP PHOTO / MARK RALSTON

Good weather on Sunday as Tropical Storm Jolina leaves PAR

Aug 26, 2017 - 8:50 PM

There will only be isolated rainshowers on Sunday August 27 with Jolina Pakhar no longer in the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Tropical Storm Jolina about to leave PAR

Aug 26, 2017 - 5:10 PM

There are no more areas under tropical cyclone warning signals as Jolina Pakhar heads for China

Tropical Storm Jolina begins moving away from PH

Aug 26, 2017 - 11:30 AM

Only Ilocos Sur Ilocos Norte La Union and Abra remain under a tropical cyclone warning signal but Jolina Pakhar continues to enhance the southwest monsoon