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Tropical Depression Basyang weakens into low pressure area

Feb 14, 2018 - 6:00 PM

But PAGASA warns Palawan that moderate to heavy rain will still continue in the province

Tropical Depression Basyang slightly slows down en route to Palawan

Feb 14, 2018 - 11:45 AM

Basyang (Sanba) is already 200 kilometers southeast of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, moving west at 23 kilometers per hour

Only Palawan left under signal no. 1 due to Basyang

Feb 14, 2018 - 8:35 AM

But there will still be light to heavy rain in the Visayas, Bicol, Zamboanga Peninsula, Northern Mindanao, and Caraga

Tropical Depression Basyang crossing Sulu Sea

Feb 14, 2018 - 6:05 AM

Only 4 areas remain under signal no. 1 due to Basyang (Sanba)

Tropical Depression Basyang makes 2nd landfall in Dumaguete

Feb 13, 2018 - 11:40 PM

After its 2nd landfall, Basyang (Sanba) will cross the Sulu Sea and then make its final landfall in Palawan on Wednesday, February 14

Basyang to make 2nd landfall in Cebu or Negros Oriental

Feb 13, 2018 - 8:40 PM

Tropical Depression Basyang (Sanba) is located 45 kilometers east northeast of Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental early Tuesday evening, February 13

Tropical Depression Basyang slightly weakens over Bohol Sea

Feb 13, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Basyang (Sanba) now has maximum winds of 45 km/h and gustiness of up to 65 km/h. There are 18 areas still under signal no. 1.

Tropical Depression Basyang now over Bohol Sea

Feb 13, 2018 - 2:50 PM

Basyang (Sanba) is expected to make its 2nd landfall in Bohol on Tuesday afternoon, February 13

Basyang weakens into tropical depression after landfall

Feb 13, 2018 - 11:46 AM

There are no more areas under signal no. 2 due to Basyang (Sanba), but 28 areas are still under signal no. 1

Tropical Storm Basyang makes landfall in Surigao del Sur

Feb 13, 2018 - 8:40 AM

(UPDATED) Basyang (Sanba) hits Cortes, Surigao del Sur at 9:15 am on Tuesday, February 13

8 areas under signal no. 2 due to Tropical Storm Basyang

Feb 12, 2018 - 11:35 PM

More than two dozen other areas are also under signal no. 1 as Basyang (Sanba) approaches Mindanao

Tropical Storm Basyang slightly speeds up en route to Mindanao

Feb 12, 2018 - 5:45 PM

The Surigao and Agusan provinces are under signal no. 2 due to Basyang (Sanba), which is moving at 23 kilometers per hour

PAGASA to Visayas, Mindanao: Prepare for Basyang

Feb 12, 2018 - 11:50 AM

Signal no. 2 is up over Surigao del Sur, while 22 other areas are under signal no. 1 due to Tropical Storm Basyang (Sanba)

Surigao del Sur under signal no. 2 due to Basyang

Feb 12, 2018 - 8:35 AM

17 other areas in the Visayas and Mindanao are under signal no. 1 as Tropical Storm Basyang (Sanba) approaches

Tropical Storm Basyang slows down as it heads for Mindanao

Feb 12, 2018 - 5:36 AM

Basyang (Sanba) is expected to bring moderate to heavy rain which may trigger flash floods and landslides

Signal no. 1 in 11 areas due to Tropical Storm Basyang

Feb 11, 2018 - 11:35 PM

Moderate to heavy rain is expected in parts of the Visayas and Mindanao starting Monday, February 12

4 areas under signal no. 1 due to Tropical Storm Basyang

Feb 11, 2018 - 6:10 PM

(UPDATED) Signal no. 1 is raised over Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, and Davao Oriental

Tropical depression set to enter PAR on February 11

Feb 11, 2018 - 11:30 AM

The tropical depression will be named Basyang once it is inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility

NDRRMC still on red alert even after Agaton left PAR

Jan 03, 2018 - 8:58 PM

The agency's operation center will continue to monitor the tail-end of a cold front that is expected to bring moderate to heavy rain to Bicol, Quezon, and Northern Samar

Heavy rain in Bicol, Quezon, Northern Samar on January 4

Jan 03, 2018 - 7:50 PM

The tail-end of a cold front will bring rain, warns state weather bureau PAGASA

Agaton intensifies into tropical storm ahead of exit

Jan 03, 2018 - 11:56 AM

Tropical Storm Agaton (Bolaven) is set to leave the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Wednesday afternoon, January 3

Tropical Depression Agaton moving away from PH

Jan 03, 2018 - 7:10 AM

But moderate to heavy rain is still expected in the Visayas, Bicol, Palawan, and Quezon due to the trough or extension of Agaton as well as the tail-end of a cold front

Tropical Depression Agaton makes 6th landfall in Palawan

Jan 02, 2018 - 11:45 PM

Palawan is Agaton's final stop in the country before beginning to make its way out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Tropical Depression Agaton moves closer to Palawan

Jan 02, 2018 - 5:30 PM

Agaton maintains its strength as it heads for the province, with maximum winds of 55 km/h and gustiness of up to 65 km/h

Only Palawan left under signal no. 1 due to Agaton

Jan 02, 2018 - 2:40 PM

Tropical Depression Agaton is already 245 kilometers east southeast of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, ahead of its 6th landfall

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Jan 02, 2018 - 12:10 PM

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Tropical Depression Agaton heads for Palawan

Jan 02, 2018 - 11:25 AM

Agaton is expected to make landfall for the 6th time in Palawan. It earlier hit Socorro and Claver in Surigao del Norte; Jagna, Bohol; Santander, Cebu; and Bais City, Negros Oriental.

Tropical Depression Agaton moves over Negros Oriental

Jan 02, 2018 - 8:55 AM

There are no more areas in Mindanao under a warning signal. Signal no. 1 is still up in parts of the Visayas as well as Palawan, including Cuyo Island.

Agaton over Bohol Sea after landfall in Dinagat-Siargao

Jan 02, 2018 - 5:40 AM

Residents of the Visayas, parts of Mindanao, and Palawan should stay on alert for possible flash floods and landslides

Tropical Depression Agaton threatens Caraga

Jan 01, 2018 - 9:05 PM

More areas are placed under signal no. 1 as Agaton heads for land

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Jan 01, 2018 - 8:06 PM

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17 areas under signal no. 1 as LPA becomes Agaton

Jan 01, 2018 - 6:10 PM

Tropical Depression Agaton could make landfall in Caraga either Monday night, New Year's Day or Tuesday morning, January 2

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Jan 01, 2018 - 12:49 PM

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PAGASA warns of floods, landslides due to LPA

Jan 01, 2018 - 12:05 PM

The low pressure area, which is affecting Bicol, Eastern Visayas, Caraga, and Davao, could intensify into Tropical Depression Agaton on New Year's Day

LIST: PAGASA's names for tropical cyclones in 2018

Jan 01, 2018 - 10:00 AM

From Agaton to Zeny, here's a look at the Philippines' names for tropical cyclones this year

LPA might become Agaton on New Year's Day

Dec 31, 2017 - 11:35 AM

The low pressure area – or potential Tropical Depression Agaton – is expected to bring moderate to heavy rain to Mindanao

CBCP appeals for continued aid in aftermath of Vinta

Dec 31, 2017 - 9:12 AM

(UPDATED) 'We can be with the Lord by extending all we can – our help and assistance to these people,' says Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines president Romulo Valles

FLOODING. Police rescue residents along Kalambaguhan street in Cagayan de Oro City as Typhoon Vinta lashes at Northern Mindanao on December 22,2017. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

PCSO to release P5.4M to Vinta victims

Dec 30, 2017 - 3:38 PM

Cities of Davao and Tagum, and provinces of Davao del Norte, Davao Occidental, Davao Oriental and Compostela Valley will receive aid from the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office

File photo of Typhoon Vinta victims courtesy of PNP

Bridges damaged by Vinta passable by January – Villar

Dec 30, 2017 - 2:35 PM

The DPWH will implement a 24/7 construction schedule to fast-track repair of damaged infrastructure caused by Typhoon Vinta

DAMAGED. DPWH Secretary Mark Villar visited Daligdigan Bridge, a 49-meter bridge located  at Salvador, Lanao del Norte. Photo from the DPWH

How to prepare for floods

Dec 29, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Rappler talks to NOAH executive director Mahar Lagmay on how Filipinos can prepare for floods

FLOOD. This file photo shows waist-deep flooding in Marikina on August 2016. File Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Robredo’s New Year wish: Unity, fewer calamities, zero killings

Dec 28, 2017 - 11:52 AM

'Tingin ko hindi naging maganda iyong 2017 as far as pagkakaisa is concerned – masyadong polarized iyong mga Pilipino noong mga nakaraang buwan at nakaraang taon,' says Vice President Leni Robredo

HOPE FOR 2018. Vice President Leni Robredo launches her Istorya ng Pag-Asa program at the Camarines Norte State College on December 7, 2017. File photo by OVP

71 fishermen rescued, 2 dead in Tawi-Tawi due to Vinta

Dec 27, 2017 - 6:29 PM

The Philippine Coast Guard says more fishermen might be missing as survivors claimed that about 15 to 19 people were onboard the motorbancas when they were on the sea

LIST: Countries offering sympathy, aid after Vinta in PH

Dec 26, 2017 - 4:05 PM

Rappler is compiling a list of countries that have sent messages of sympathy or assistance after Typhoon Vinta (Tembin) in the Philippines

Paolo Duterte resigns, Vinta death toll up to 240, Aguirre orders NCCC fire probe | Evening wRap

Dec 25, 2017 - 8:27 PM

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NDRRMC probes high death toll from tropical storm Vinta

Dec 25, 2017 - 3:36 PM

Tropical storm Vinta kills at least 200. It's an unusually high number that has not been seen since the calamitous Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), when the government doubled down on disaster preparedness.

FLASH FLOODS. Flash floods and landslides kill at least 18 in the town of Sibuco in Zamboanga Del Norte. Photo from the AFP Western Mindanao Command

Pope Francis pleads for migrants at Christmas Mass

Dec 25, 2017 - 9:29 AM

In the Philippines, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle urges Filipinos to remember people suffering from calamities, including typhoon victims

CHRISTMAS EVE. Pope Francis kisses a figurine of the Baby Jesus during a Christmas Eve Mass on December 24, 2017, at St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican. Photo by Andreas Solaro/AFP

Pope Francis prays for Vinta's victims in Mindanao

Dec 24, 2017 - 8:35 PM

'I wish to assure my prayers for the population of Mindanao in the Philippines,' Pope Francis says on Christmas Eve

PRAYING FOR MINDANAO. Pope Francis in his remarks after the Angelus on December 24, 2017, assures Mindanao of his prayers after Typhoon Vinta (Tembin) killed at least 200 people and forced 70,000 others out of their homes. File photo by Vincenzo Pinto/AFP

First a war, then a storm: Marawi evacuees' tents ravaged by Vinta

Dec 24, 2017 - 7:17 PM

Typhoon Vinta damages tents of some Marawi evacuees, forcing them to take shelter in other structures

60,000 in evacuation centers after Vinta onslaught

Dec 24, 2017 - 6:36 PM

The DSWD gives assurances that its personnel in affected areas are working round the clock, even on Christmas, to attend to needs of evacuees

A MOTHER cries as she was prevented to cross Ysalina Bridge which would lead her to her flooded home as Typhoon Vinta lashes Northern Mindanao on Friday, December 22,2017. (bobby lagsa/rappler)

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