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Batanes still under signal #1 as Liwayway strengthens on its way...

SEVERE TROPICAL storm Liwayway continued to intensify as it moves out of the Philippine area, placing Batanes under typhoon cyclone wind signal #1 for a second day.

Storm Liwayway strengthens but not expected to make landfall

TROPICAL STORM Liwayway (international name: Lingling) has strengthened with maximum sustained winds of up to 65 kilometers per hour (km/h) near the center and gustiness of up to 80 km/h as of Monday morning, according to weather bureau PAGASA.

Storm Jenny intensifies as it crosses Luzon; landfall expected in Aurora

TROPICAL STORM Jenny was expected to make landfall between 9 p.m. Tuesday and 1 a.m. Wednesday in Aurora, which has been placed under Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) #2 along with Isabela, Quirino, Nueva Vizcaya, Ifugao, and Mountain Province.

Storm Ineng, monsoon to bring rains in Luzon, Palawan, Mindoro

RAINS ARE expected in many parts of Luzon, including the capital Metro Manila, on Friday due to tropical storm Ineng and the southwest monsoon, according to weather bureau PAGASA.

Still a rainy Friday due to monsoon as typhoon Hanna exits

THE SOUTHWEST monsoon will continue to bring moderate to heavy downpours in Luzon and the Western Visayas Region on Friday as typhoon Hanna (international name: Lekima) heads out of the Philippine area.

Storm Hanna in the northeast intensifies; LPA, monsoon blowing in from...

TROPICAL STORM Hanna (International name: Lekima) “is expected to intensify into a Severe Tropical Storm within 24 hours,” weather bureau PAGASA said in its 11 a.m. Monday report, but it remains unlikely to make landfall.

Tropical depression Falcon to bring rains this week

MODERATE TO heavy rains are expected in different parts of the country until Wednesday as tropical depression Falcon passes through in a northeastern path.

Summer is officially here: PAGASA says El Niño may run until...

THE Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) declared the official start of the dry season on Friday, saying that the El Niño phenomenon may last until August.

Classes resume in Tagum City, except in 9 barangays still affected...

CLASSES FOR all levels, both public and private schools, in nine villages in Tagum City remained suspended as of Wednesday due to floods following rains over the weekend.

Tropical Depression Usman strengthens as it nears land

TROPICAL CYCLONE warning signal #1 could be raised over provinces in the Eastern Visayas and the northern part of Caraga by Wednesday evening, Dec. 26, or Thursday morning as tropical depression Usman strengthens while nearing landfall.

New typhoon moving towards PHL as Samuel exits

ANOTHER STORM, with international name Man-yi, is heading towards the country as tropical depression Samuel exited Thursday evening.

Tropical depression Samuel moving out without trail of destruction

NO MAJOR destruction was reported as tropical depression Samuel, which made two landfalls in the Visayas on Nov. 20 and 21, started to move out of the Philippine area.

Weather officials warn of landslides anew in Cordillera due to typhoon...

RAINS BROUGHT by typhoon Paeng (international name: Trami) could cause landslides anew in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) with soil in the mountainous areas still drenched from the monsoon rains and the previous typhoon, Ompong.

Boat trips, classes cancelled in Luzon, Visayas areas as PHL braces...

FULL ALERT status has been activated by various government agencies as typhoon Ompong (international name: Mangkhut) entered the Philippine area Wednesday afternoon.

Typhoon Mangkhut intensifies as it nears PHL, exit forecast is Sunday

TYPHOON MANGKHUT, which will be locally named Ompong once it enters the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), has intensified as it moves westward towards the northern part of the country.

Agaton expected out of PAR

AGATON is expected to be out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) by Wednesday morning, Jan. 3, but state weather bureau PAGASA said...

Mindanao, Visayas brace for storm Vinta

AN EMERGENCY response preparedness meeting was held Wednesday evening, Dec. 20, with regional disaster risk reduction officials of Mindanao to prepare for tropical storm...

Storm Urduja forecast to intensify

TROPICAL DEPRESSION Urduja, located as of Wednesday afternoon at 415 kilometers east of Guiuan, Eastern Samar, could intensify into a tropical storm within the...

Typhoon Kiko maintains strength

TROPICAL DEPRESSION Kiko is expected to exit the Philippine area by late evening Wednesday, Sept. 6, or early morning Thursday, but not before dumping...

Jolina out, but still enhancing habagat

TROPICAL STORM Jolina may have exited the country Saturday (Aug. 26) afternoon, but it is still enhancing the southwest monsoon (Habagat) and rains may...

Storm Jolina enters Aurora Friday night, Aug. 25, exits PAR Sunday

By Mario M. Banzon TROPICAL Storm Jolina is expected to make landfall in the province of Aurora on Friday night, Aug. 25, the weather bureau...

Potential health hazards of ‘smaze’

Medicine Cabinet -- Reiner W. Gloor The haze from the burning Indonesian forests reached parts of Mindanao and the Visayas region a couple a weeks...