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More areas under wind signals due to Tropical Storm Falcon

Jul 16, 2019 - 8:55 PM

Tropical Storm Falcon (Danas) is 250 kilometers east southeast of Tuguegarao City, Cagayan, as of early Tuesday evening, July 16

Falcon intensifies into tropical storm

Jul 16, 2019 - 5:50 PM

Signal No. 2 is raised in the northeastern part of Cagayan and more areas are placed under Signal No. 1 due to Tropical Storm Falcon (Danas) on Tuesday afternoon, July 16

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Jul 16, 2019 - 5:05 PM

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Falcon might become tropical storm en route to Batanes area

Jul 16, 2019 - 12:00 PM

Tropical Depression Falcon has maximum winds of 55 km/h and gustiness of up to 70 km/h as of late Tuesday morning, July 16

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Tuesday, July 16

Jul 16, 2019 - 6:50 AM

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Falcon landfall less likely, but rain still expected

Jul 16, 2019 - 6:30 AM

Tropical Depression Falcon is generally heading for the Batanes-Babuyan area, but now moving west and not northwest as of early Tuesday, July 16

3 areas under Signal No. 1 due to Tropical Depression Falcon

Jul 15, 2019 - 11:35 PM

Signal No. 1 is raised in Cagayan, Batanes, and the northern part of Isabela on Monday night, July 15

Tropical Depression Falcon, enhanced monsoon to bring rain

Jul 15, 2019 - 12:00 PM

It will be rainy in parts of Luzon, the Visayas, and Mindanao from Monday to Wednesday, July 15 to 17, due to Tropical Depression Falcon and the enhanced southwest monsoon

LPA develops into Tropical Depression Falcon

Jul 15, 2019 - 7:10 AM

Tropical Depression Falcon, located 990 kilometers east of Virac, Catanduanes, is the Philippines' 6th tropical cyclone for 2019

Low pressure area enters PAR

Jul 14, 2019 - 6:55 PM

Bicol, Mimaropa, the Visayas, and Mindanao will have rain due to the low pressure area, which is now inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Scattered rain on July 14 as LPA heads for PAR

Jul 14, 2019 - 8:30 AM

Though the low pressure area remains outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility, its trough or extension will already affect much of the country

LPA trough affecting Palawan, Visayas, Mindanao

Jul 13, 2019 - 7:00 PM

The low pressure area is still outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility, but its trough or extension is already bringing some rain

Low pressure area might enter PAR on July 14

Jul 12, 2019 - 9:40 PM

The trough or extension of the low pressure area is already affecting Mindanao, Eastern Visayas, and Central Visayas

3 years later, 87% of Filipinos want gov't to assert Hague ruling

Jul 12, 2019 - 7:00 PM

An equal percentage, also 87%, say that Chinese fishermen who destroy marine resources should be arrested

ASSERT RIGHTS. Protesters condemn China's harassment against Filipinos in the West Philippine Sea on July 12, 2019. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

93% of Filipinos want PH to regain China-occupied islands

Jul 11, 2019 - 9:20 PM

A Social Weather Stations survey shows 93% of Filipino adults think 'it is important that the Philippines regain control of the islands occupied by China in the West Philippine Sea'

WEST PHILIPPINE SEA. Protesters on June 22, 2019, show support for Filipino fishermen whose boat was sunk by a Chinese ship in the West Philippine Sea. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

LPA trough bringing rain to parts of Mindanao

Jul 11, 2019 - 6:45 PM

There is a low pressure area outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility and its trough or extension will bring some rain to Mindanao

Washington DC hit by torrential rain, flooding

Jul 09, 2019 - 5:18 PM

Footage from local TV stations and posted on social media shows vehicles submerged on roads near major landmarks like the Washington Monument, with some motorists standing on the roofs of their cars as floodwaters rise

FLOODING. A park bench sits under water in East Potomac Park in Washington, DC on July 8, 2019, after a storm caused flooding. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP

At midterm mark, Duterte scores his highest satisfaction rating

Jul 08, 2019 - 5:05 PM

After the Recto Bank incident dominates news headlines, 80% of Filipinos say they are satisfied with President Rodrigo Duterte's performance

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte urges Asian nations to take a collective action to tackle global challenges in his address during the Nikkei's 25th International Conference on the Future of Asia at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, Japan on May 31, 2019. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

LPA east of GenSan gone, but another forms off Zamboanga City

Jul 05, 2019 - 10:00 AM

The new low pressure area is bringing scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms to parts of Mindanao on Friday, July 5

LPA east of GenSan likely to dissipate, weather to improve

Jul 04, 2019 - 6:10 PM

The low pressure area east of General Santos City may be gone within hours, while the Philippines is experiencing a monsoon break which may last several days

Japan on landslide alert as heavy rains lash south

Jul 04, 2019 - 11:55 AM

The Japan Meteorological Agency warns that life-threatening landslides are possible

RAINS. A train stops at a station during a heavy rain in Kagoshima on July 3, 2019. Photo by Jiji Press/AFP

LPA trough affecting parts of Mindanao

Jul 03, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Parts of Mindanao have rain due to the trough or extension of a low pressure area

PAGASA spots LPA east of General Santos City

Jul 03, 2019 - 8:40 AM

The trough or extension of the low pressure area is expected to trigger scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms in Eastern Visayas and Mindanao on Wednesday, July 3

Bataan, Zambales to have monsoon rain until July 3

Jul 02, 2019 - 7:00 PM

The rest of Luzon and Western Visayas will also have scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to the southwest monsoon

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Wednesday, July 3

Jul 02, 2019 - 6:45 PM

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LPA that used to be Egay gone, but monsoon rain persists

Jul 02, 2019 - 7:25 AM

Flash floods and landslides remain possible in areas affected by the southwest monsoon, especially during heavy rain or severe thunderstorms

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Tuesday, July 2

Jul 01, 2019 - 8:10 PM

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Egay weakens into LPA, but monsoon rain not yet over

Jul 01, 2019 - 5:30 PM

The low pressure area which used to be Tropical Depression Egay may bring rain to Northern Luzon, while the southwest monsoon will trigger more rain in Luzon and the Visayas

Tropical Depression Egay barely moving, still enhancing monsoon

Jul 01, 2019 - 12:05 PM

Most of Luzon, including Metro Manila, and Western Visayas are dealing with light to heavy rain from the southwest monsoon enhanced by Tropical Depression Egay

Egay slightly weakens, but monsoon triggers more rain

Jul 01, 2019 - 7:25 AM

Signal No. 1 is raised in Batanes and the Babuyan Group of Islands since Tropical Depression Egay may pass near their area

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Monday, July 1

Jul 01, 2019 - 2:42 AM

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Rainy July 1 likely in Luzon, Visayas as Egay boosts monsoon

Jun 30, 2019 - 11:55 PM

Tropical Depression Egay is 405 kilometers east northeast of Casiguran, Aurora, as of Sunday night, June 30. It is still enhancing the southwest monsoon.

Duterte and the poor: What the surveys say

Jun 30, 2019 - 7:04 PM

Throughout his 3 years in office, President Rodrigo Duterte has managed to keep poor Filipinos satisfied with his performance. Pollsters help us make sense of this.

SATISFIED. Why has Rodrigo Duterte maintained such good ratings among the poor?

Egay-enhanced monsoon to bring more rain

Jun 30, 2019 - 6:10 PM

The rain from the southwest monsoon enhanced by Tropical Depression Egay will persist in parts of Luzon on Sunday night, June 30

Tropical Depression Egay maintains strength as it enhances monsoon

Jun 30, 2019 - 12:00 PM

Parts of Luzon and the Visayas are having a rainy Sunday, June 30, due to the southwest monsoon enhanced by Tropical Depression Egay

Tropical Depression Egay, shallow LPA enhancing monsoon

Jun 30, 2019 - 7:20 AM

Aside from Tropical Depression Egay, a shallow low pressure area is also seen to enhance the southwest monsoon on Sunday, June 30

LPA now Tropical Depression Egay

Jun 29, 2019 - 9:00 PM

(UPDATED) Tropical Depression Egay is the Philippines' 5th tropical cyclone for 2019

More rain likely as LPA enhances southwest monsoon

Jun 29, 2019 - 5:35 PM

The low pressure area east of Catanduanes could develop into a tropical depression in the next 24 hours

Low pressure area enters PAR

Jun 28, 2019 - 9:20 AM

The trough or extension of the low pressure area is expected to bring rain to Caraga, the Davao Region, and Soccsksargen on Friday, June 28

Southwest monsoon bringing more rain to Luzon, Visayas on June 28

Jun 27, 2019 - 8:15 PM

PAGASA also continues to monitor a low pressure area which is still outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Dodong leaves but monsoon to bring rain, 2 LPAs spotted

Jun 26, 2019 - 11:40 PM

Tropical Depression Dodong is out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility, but rain from the southwest monsoon is expected. There are also two low pressure areas being monitored.

After Dodong, PAGASA monitors potential tropical depression

Jun 26, 2019 - 1:05 PM

There is a cloud cluster outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility, at 1,735 kilometers east of Mindanao as of Wednesday morning, June 26

Dodong set to exit, but monsoon rain seen in last days of June

Jun 26, 2019 - 12:10 PM

Tropical Depression Dodong is on its way out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility, but it will be a rainy last week of June in some areas due to the southwest monsoon

Tropical Depression Dodong slows down while enhancing monsoon

Jun 25, 2019 - 11:30 PM

Dodong is 655 kilometers east of Calayan, Cagayan, on Tuesday night, June 25, moving at a slower 15 kilometers per hour

LPA now Tropical Depression Dodong

Jun 25, 2019 - 3:50 PM

(UPDATED) Tropical Depression Dodong, the Philippines' 4th tropical cyclone for 2019, is enhancing the southwest monsoon

Southwest monsoon to affect parts of PH on June 25

Jun 24, 2019 - 5:55 PM

Scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms will hit parts of the Philippines, including Metro Manila, on Tuesday, June 25

PAGASA spots low pressure area outside PAR

Jun 20, 2019 - 8:50 PM

The low pressure area is 1,380 kilometers east of Mindanao as of Thursday, June 20, outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility

'Record-low' number of Filipino families who consider themselves poor in Q1 2019

Jun 19, 2019 - 1:50 PM

Based on the results of the March 2019 SWS survey, 9.5 million families consider themselves poor, down from 11.6 million families in December 2018

URBAN POOR. An elder brother cooks food for his siblings near their shelter along NIA Road in Quezon City. Photo by Darren Langit

Typhoons ahead as Philippines' rainy season begins

Jun 14, 2019 - 6:32 PM

(UPDATED) State weather bureau PAGASA declares the start of the rainy season on Friday, June 14

Passengers stranded along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, due to sudden downpour cause by southwest monsoon. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Southwest monsoon begins, but not yet rainy season

Jun 11, 2019 - 6:40 PM

PAGASA announces the onset of the southwest monsoon or hanging habagat in the Philippines on Tuesday, June 11