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Flooding hits Albay due to heavy rain

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WIDESPREAD FLOODING. Waist to neck-deep flood engulfs parts of Legazpi City, prompting the city government to suspend classes in all levels on Wednesday afternoon, January 3. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Albay Governor Al Francis Bichara orders evacuation of families living in areas vulnerable to landslides and flooding

MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 3, 2018) — Torrential rain brought by Tropical Storm Agaton, aggravated by the tail-end of the cold front, caused flooding in low-lying areas of Albay province. Continue reading Flooding hits Albay due to heavy rain

NDRRMC to local officials: Prepare for Severe Tropical Storm Paolo, LPA

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PREPAREDNESS. The NDRRMC conducts an emergency response preparedness meeting to discuss government response for combined effects of Severe Tropical Storm Paolo and the low pressure area. Photo from NDRRMC

Those in Bicol, the Visayas, and Mindanao are advised to take precautionary measures amid rain from Paolo, while Palawan is affected by the low pressure area

MANILA, Philippines (Oct. 17, 2017) — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) advised local governments and residents to be on alert for both Severe Tropical Storm Paolo (Lan) and a low pressure area (LPA). Continue reading NDRRMC to local officials: Prepare for Severe Tropical Storm Paolo, LPA

Severe Tropical Storm Paolo slightly intensifies

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Satellite image as of October 17, 11 pm. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Paolo (Lan) now has maximum winds of 105 km/h and gustiness of up to 130 km/h

MANILA, Philippines (Oct. 17, 2017) — Severe Tropical Storm Paolo (Lan) slightly intensified and accelerated a bit as it continued moving over the Philippine Sea on Tuesday evening, October 17. Continue reading Severe Tropical Storm Paolo slightly intensifies

Tropical Storm Odette intensifies as it crosses Cagayan

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Satellite image as of October 13, 6:30 am. Image courtesy of NOAA

Odette (Khanun) slightly strengthens after hitting Santa Ana, Cagayan early Friday, October 13

MANILA, Philippines (Oct. 13, 2017) — Tropical Storm Odette (Khanun) is now crossing northern Cagayan after making landfall in Santa Ana, Cagayan at 12:40 am on Friday, October 13. Continue reading Tropical Storm Odette intensifies as it crosses Cagayan

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

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Satellite image as of September 11, 7 pm. Tropical Depression Maring is on the left, Typhoon Lannie on the right. Image courtesy of PAGASA

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

MANILA, Philippines (Sept. 21, 2017) — More areas were placed under signal number 1 as Tropical Depression Maring maintained its strength and continued moving west northwest early Monday evening, September 11. Continue reading 12 areas under signal no. 1 due to Tropical Depression Maring

LGUs told to prepare for Typhoon Talim, low pressure area

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

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

MANILA, Philippines (Sept. 11, 2017) — Ahead of the entry of Typhoon Talim into the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) held a pre-disaster risk assessment meeting with concerned government agencies and local government units (LGUs) on Monday, September 11. Continue reading LGUs told to prepare for Typhoon Talim, low pressure area

Tropical Depression Auring weakens into low pressure area

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Satellite image as of January 9, 10:30 am. Image courtesy of NOAA

There are no more areas under a tropical cyclone warning signal, but the LPA will still bring moderate to heavy rain to Bicol and the Samar provinces

MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 9, 2017) — Tropical Depression Auring weakened into a low pressure area (LPA) on Monday morning, January 9, after making landfall in the country twice.  Continue reading Tropical Depression Auring weakens into low pressure area

Over 5,400 families affected by Tropical Depression Auring

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PREPAREDNESS. Tropical Depression Auring batters Siargao Island on Monday morning, January 9, 2017. Photo by Perry Paul Lamanilao

Around 22,879 people are displaced in Caraga in the northeastern part of Mindanao

MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 9, 2017) — More than 23,121 people from 5,423 families were affected by Tropical Depression Auring as of 1 pm Monday, January 9, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said in a report.  Continue reading Over 5,400 families affected by Tropical Depression Auring

Tropical Depression Auring makes 2nd landfall in Bohol

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Satellite image as of January 9, 7:30 am. Image courtesy of NOAA

State weather bureau PAGASA says a 3rd landfall is possible in Cebu on Monday, January 9

MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 9, 2017) — Tropical Depression Auring made its 2nd landfall in Ubay, Bohol early Monday morning, January 9.  Continue reading Tropical Depression Auring makes 2nd landfall in Bohol

Auring maintains strength as it nears Bohol

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Satellite image as of January 9, 4:30 am. Image courtesy of NOAA

Tropical Depression Auring is already 100 kilometers east northeast of Tagbilaran, Bohol as of early Monday morning, January 9

MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 9, 2017) — More than a dozen areas remain under signal number 1 as Tropical Depression Auring heads for Bohol.  Continue reading Auring maintains strength as it nears Bohol