According to PAGASA, Typhoon Ompong may potentially become a super typhoon. Here's how it compares to previous destructive typhoons that hit the country.
On the day Ompong threatens to become a super typhoon, President Rodrigo Duterte will preside over a meeting to be held at the NDRRMC Operations Center in Camp Aguinaldo
Like Lawin, Ompong is set to hit Northern Luzon and might intensify into a super typhoon. Here's how they might be similar.
The Armed Forces of the Philippines says soldiers are ready to assist in disaster response efforts and relief operations
It also advises the public to check with shipping companies for possible cancellation of trips
Gardo (Maria) is out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility, but the southwest monsoon will continue to affect parts of Luzon and the Visayas
Gardo (Maria) continues to enhance the southwest monsoon in the Philippines as it begins to move toward the northern part of Taiwan
Monsoon rains are being experienced in Metro Manila, Palawan, Oriental Mindoro, Occidental Mindoro, Romblon, Zambales, Pampanga, Bulacan, Cavite, Batangas, and Bataan
Occasional rains are expected in Mimaropa and Western Visayas, while scattered thunderstorms will hit Metro Manila, Calabarzon, Bicol, Zambales, Bataan, and Aurora
Light to heavy rain is expected in Metro Manila, Mimaropa, Calabarzon, Bicol, Western Visayas, Bataan, and Zambales
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PAGASA advises residents to stay on alert as Typhoon Gardo (Maria) will enhance the southwest monsoon later on Monday, July 9, and in the next few days
Gardo (Maria) now has maximum winds of 200 km/h and gustiness of up to 245 km/h. It'll enhance the southwest monsoon.
But the trough or extension of Caloy (Jelawat) will still bring rain to Bicol and Eastern Visayas. The rest of the country will only have isolated rainshowers.
Caloy (Jelawat), which entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Holy Tuesday, will likely spare the country from rain since it won't approach land
Tropical Storm Jelawat will be locally named Caloy when it enters the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Holy Monday or Holy Tuesday
But PAGASA warns Palawan that moderate to heavy rain will still continue in the province
Basyang (Sanba) is already 200 kilometers southeast of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, moving west at 23 kilometers per hour
But there will still be light to heavy rain in the Visayas, Bicol, Zamboanga Peninsula, Northern Mindanao, and Caraga
Only 4 areas remain under signal no. 1 due to Basyang (Sanba)
After its 2nd landfall, Basyang (Sanba) will cross the Sulu Sea and then make its final landfall in Palawan on Wednesday, February 14
Tropical Depression Basyang (Sanba) is located 45 kilometers east northeast of Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental early Tuesday evening, February 13
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.
Basyang (Sanba) is expected to make its 2nd landfall in Bohol on Tuesday afternoon, February 13
There are no more areas under signal no. 2 due to Basyang (Sanba), but 28 areas are still under signal no. 1
(UPDATED) Basyang (Sanba) hits Cortes, Surigao del Sur at 9:15 am on Tuesday, February 13
More than two dozen other areas are also under signal no. 1 as Basyang (Sanba) approaches Mindanao
The Surigao and Agusan provinces are under signal no. 2 due to Basyang (Sanba), which is moving at 23 kilometers per hour
Signal no. 2 is up over Surigao del Sur, while 22 other areas are under signal no. 1 due to Tropical Storm Basyang (Sanba)
17 other areas in the Visayas and Mindanao are under signal no. 1 as Tropical Storm Basyang (Sanba) approaches
Basyang (Sanba) is expected to bring moderate to heavy rain which may trigger flash floods and landslides
Moderate to heavy rain is expected in parts of the Visayas and Mindanao starting Monday, February 12
(UPDATED) Signal no. 1 is raised over Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, and Davao Oriental
The tropical depression will be named Basyang once it is inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility
The tail-end of a cold front will bring rain, warns state weather bureau PAGASA
Tropical Storm Agaton (Bolaven) is set to leave the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Wednesday afternoon, January 3
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
Palawan is Agaton's final stop in the country before beginning to make its way out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility
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
Tropical Depression Agaton is already 245 kilometers east southeast of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, ahead of its 6th landfall
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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.
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.
Residents of the Visayas, parts of Mindanao, and Palawan should stay on alert for possible flash floods and landslides
More areas are placed under signal no. 1 as Agaton heads for land
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Tropical Depression Agaton could make landfall in Caraga either Monday night, New Year's Day or Tuesday morning, January 2
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The low pressure area, which is affecting Bicol, Eastern Visayas, Caraga, and Davao, could intensify into Tropical Depression Agaton on New Year's Day
From Agaton to Zeny, here's a look at the Philippines' names for tropical cyclones this year