#LandoPH - updates

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Typhoon aftermath: The day #LandoPH left

Oct 24, 2015 - 12:17 PM

Even those supposedly on higher ground are not spared from the flash floods brought by the heavy rains of Typhoon Lando

ALL THAT REMAINS. Mud is like an unforgettable bad memory, clinging like soot on a pan. Photo by George P. Moya/ Rappler

Typhoon Lando: 19 areas under state of calamity

Oct 23, 2015 - 8:45 PM

UPDATED The death toll due to the storm has risen to 46 while 82 people are reported injured

FLOODS. Flood-affected residents sit on the roof of their house at Barangay Camanutan, Isabela province, north of Manila on October 19, 2015, a day after typhoon Koppu hit Aurora province. AFP PHOTO

Australia provides assistance after Typhoon Lando

Oct 22, 2015 - 8:28 PM

Australia as a close friend of the Philippines is saddened by the loss of life and damage to homes and property in the wake of this tragedy says Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop

Cloudy Friday for parts of Northern Luzon

Oct 22, 2015 - 6:20 PM

The low pressure area – previously Tropical Depression Lando – is now at 240 km east of Basco Batanes

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 5:01 pm, October 22. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Aquino in Casiguran: Time to consider relocation

Oct 22, 2015 - 4:55 PM

The President inspects one of the towns worst hit by Typhoon Lando while Malacañang assures the public there are sufficient calamity funds

INSPECTION. President Benigno Aquino III visits the town of Casiguran in typhoon-hit Aurora province. Photo from Sen. Sonny Angara's Twitter account

Typhoon Lando: Relief ops team reaches isolated Isabela town

Oct 21, 2015 - 9:25 PM

Floods in the towns of Tumauini San Pablo and Cabagan and in the city of Ilagan are subsiding in the aftermath of Typhoon Lando Koppu

VLOG: Lando-hit Aurora receives relief goods

Oct 21, 2015 - 7:58 PM

Some of the goods are bound for Casiguran the town where Lando first hit land Sunday morning

The boatmaker of Talibaew

Oct 21, 2015 - 6:18 PM

Mario Baroro builds his boats rain or shine They are used by the residents of Talibaew village to evacuate during flash floods

BOAT-MAKER. Mario Velasco Baroro has been making boats for his flood-weary village for 5 years. All photos by Naoki Mengua/Rappler

Tropical Depression Lando weakens into low pressure area

Oct 21, 2015 - 5:42 PM

All public storm warning signals are now lifted

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 2:32 pm, October 21. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Typhoon Lando: Benguet death toll climbs to 14

Oct 21, 2015 - 4:06 PM

The regional police in the Cordillera lists 14 dead in Benguet but the official tally from the national disaster management council lists only 11 dead

AFTERMATH. A pedestrian braves the strong wind and heavy downpour brought by Typhoon Lando in Baguio City on October 19, 2015. Photo by Mau Victa

Widespread flooding brings fears of dengue in Lando-affected areas

Oct 21, 2015 - 3:22 PM

Local health officials have expressed concern about the spread of mosquito borne diseases such as dengue which has reached record levels this year in provinces around Manila

FLOODED. A man looks at the rising water level of the Magat River caused by continuous rains of Typhoon Koppu at Bayombong, Nueva Viscaya, on October 18, 2015. Photo by IFRC

Gov't planes bring relief goods to isolated Aurora towns

Oct 21, 2015 - 2:53 PM

UPDATED It is the first time government relief goods are flown to Aurora where some towns have been destroyed and isolated since Typhoon Lando Koppu made landfall Sunday morning

FOOD PACKS. Relief goods are unloaded from a C-130 plane in Baler, Aurora. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Typhoon Lando: 35 killed, nearly a million affected

Oct 21, 2015 - 1:08 PM

UPDATED The Cordillera region records the highest number of confirmed casualties so far according to the NDRRMC

DEVASTATED. Nearly a million people have been affected by the onslaught of Typhoon Lando. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Help identify needs of #LandoPH communities

Oct 20, 2015 - 11:57 PM

Help us crowdsource information on what s needed in typhoon Lando affected communities

WHERE TO GO? Evacuees stay at the Barangay health Center turned evacuation site at Mabasa, Dupax del Norte, Nueva Viscaya, on October 18, 2015. Photo by AFP

TS Lando continues to weaken; 8 areas under storm signals

Oct 20, 2015 - 11:36 PM

Only 8 areas remain under storm warning signals as a weaker tropical storm Lando continues to move towards Calayan and Babuyan group of islands

Typhoon Lando victims get free mobile calls and charging services

Oct 20, 2015 - 10:15 PM

UPDATED With power and communication lines totally cut off in different areas northern and central Luzon Smart and Globe provided free services to typhoon victims

Damage from Typhoon Lando soars to P6B

Oct 20, 2015 - 9:46 PM

The provinces of Aurora and Nueva Ecija are the hardest hit in the onslaught of Typhoon Lando over the weekend

Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Recto to gov't: Speed up fund release for Typhoon Lando victims

Oct 20, 2015 - 7:40 PM

The senator says government agencies should immediately submit and approve fund requests to provide help and cash for work opportunities to typhoon victims

Rice farmers from Indiana, Bambang Nueva Viscaya, harvest their rice a day before typhoon Koppu hits northern Luzon, on October 17, 2015. The farmers are anticipating that the nearby Batu River will swell that will flood the ricefields and destroy the crops. Photo by IFRC

Class suspensions: Wednesday, October 21

Oct 20, 2015 - 7:37 PM

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Tropical Storm Lando slightly weakens

Oct 20, 2015 - 5:24 PM

Public storm warning signal number 2 is still up in 6 areas

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 4:01 pm, October 20. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Nueva Ecija: Destroyed rice, vegetable farms everywhere

Oct 20, 2015 - 5:02 PM

Typhoon Lando deals a devastating blow to a region known as Central Luzon s Food Bowl and Rice Granary

SUBMERGED. Rice fields with plants that would have been ready for harvesting in a few days lie under waters brought by Typhoon Lando. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

#FloodPH: Warning for Pangasinan and Tarlac

Oct 20, 2015 - 4:59 PM

Pangasinan residents are warned of moderate to occasionally heavy rains and persisting floods

#FloodPH: Warning for Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga

Oct 20, 2015 - 4:48 PM

Residents along low lying areas in Bulacan Pampanga and Nueva Ecija are advised to expect persistent flooding

#FloodPH: Warning for Cagayan

Oct 20, 2015 - 4:15 PM

Despite light rains Cagayan residents in low lying areas are warned of persistent flooding

Landslides, floods from Typhoon Lando kill 5 in Cordillera region

Oct 20, 2015 - 3:27 PM

Typhoon Lando now downgraded to a tropical storm caused heavy flooding and landslides in the Cordillera region over the weekend

AFTERMATH. Toppled trees and debris caused by strong wind and heavy rain from Typhoon Lando. Photo by Mau Victa

Climate negotiations begin as Typhoon Lando devastates PH

Oct 20, 2015 - 2:43 PM

These typhoons coinciding with climate negotiations serve as a reminder for world leaders to start acting on climate change

CLIMATE NEGOTIATIONS. The last 5 days of negotiations before COP21 begin in Bonn, Germany. Photo by

Nearly 300,000 people affected by Typhoon Lando – NDRRMC

Oct 20, 2015 - 11:54 AM

Heavy rains and widespread flooding triggered by the typhoon have forced thousands to evacuate

Filipino typhoon victims watch TV inside a gymnasium turned into a temporary evacuation center at Cabanatuan City in Nueva Ecija, 171 KM northern of Manila on 19 October 2015. Photo by Czar Dancel

Lando weakens into tropical storm

Oct 20, 2015 - 11:37 AM

Public storm warning signal number 2 is still raised over 6 areas Lando is expected to be outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility by Sunday morning October 25

Lando: 6 north Luzon provinces under signal no. 2

Oct 20, 2015 - 6:16 AM

The storm continues with its slow movement through northern Luzon

Typhoon Lando: 'Nearly 100%' infra damage in Casiguran

Oct 19, 2015 - 9:45 PM

At least two people are reported killed and 20 others injured in the town where Typhoon Lando made landfall the number could rise as new information has yet to come in from two other nearby towns: Dinalungan and Dilasag

DAMAGE. Typhoon Lando left a trail of devastation across northern and central Luzon. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Typhoon Lando: Rain deepens flood misery

Oct 19, 2015 - 7:35 PM

More than 60 000 people are forced to evacuate as Typhoon Lando – now downgraded to a severe tropical storm – hits northern and central Luzon

Residents of Ineangan, Bambang, Nueva Viscaya, cross a flooded street after the Magat river swelled caused by typhoon Koppu's continuous rain on October 18, 2015. Photo by IFRC

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Oct 19, 2015 - 7:28 PM

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Aquino visits Typhoon Lando victims in Cabanatuan

Oct 19, 2015 - 6:40 PM

The President warns those in affected areas not to return to their homes yet as heavier rains are expected Monday night until Tuesday October 20

VISIT. President Benigno Aquino III leads the distribution of relief goods to 294 families at Nueva Ecija Elementary School in Cabanatuan. Photo from PIA Official Twitter account

Typhoon Lando weakens into severe tropical storm

Oct 19, 2015 - 6:09 PM

Storm warning signals remain up over several provinces as severe tropical storm Lando continues to traverse the coastline of the Ilocos provinces

Two farmers die saving their carabaos in Cabanatuan City

Oct 19, 2015 - 3:42 PM

Two elderly farmers get caught by flood waters as they try to save their carabaos during Typhoon Lando The carabaos survive

SWELLING RIVERS. Lando's rains leads to swelling of rivers near Cabanatuan City, aggravating floods. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Class suspensions: Tuesday, October 20

Oct 19, 2015 - 2:12 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of schools and areas where classes have been suspended for Tuesday October 20

Typhoon Lando brings needed water to Luzon dams

Oct 19, 2015 - 1:57 PM

Government is closely monitoring Angat Dam in Bulacan and Pantabangan Dam in Nueva Ecija

TYPHOON LANDO. Government is closely monitoring the water level of Angat Dam in Bulacan. File photo from Wikipedia

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Oct 19, 2015 - 12:37 PM

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Typhoon Lando: Signal No 2 in 10 Luzon provinces

Oct 19, 2015 - 11:32 AM

Public storm warning signal number 2 and 1 are hoisted over much of central and northern Luzon a significant downgrade from previous storm warnings

MTSAT-FLOATER Visible image of Typhoon Lando (Koppu) Oct 19, 2015, 2:01 UTC. Image courtesy NOAA

Slow-moving Typhoon Lando continues to weaken

Oct 19, 2015 - 5:32 AM

Most of central and northern Luzon remain under storm warning signals

Trapped residents seek help as floods rise in Tuguegarao

Oct 19, 2015 - 2:15 AM

But some rescuers refuse to approach some submerged houses because barbed wires may pierce their rubber boats

TRAPPED. The onslaught of Typhoon Lando has left hundreds of residents trapped because of rising floods. Photo courtesy of Dr Raul Ting

Rescue trucks make way to flooded hospitals, villages in Nueva Ecija

Oct 19, 2015 - 12:51 AM

Waist high floods in Cabanatuan City Nueva Ecija complicate response efforts

FLOODED ROADS. Trucks and private vehicles were stranded for hours by the road waiting for floods to subside in Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija. Photo by Naoki Mengua/Rappler

3 teens swept away by Manila Bay waves amid Lando

Oct 19, 2015 - 12:29 AM

They’re now all safe says Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno as his city government implements precautionary measures for Typhoon Lando Koppu

'NO-WALK ZONE.' The Manila city government declares the Manila Bay area as a 'no-walk zone' on October 18, 2015, as a precautionary measure against Typhoon Lando (Koppu). Photo by Mark Cristino/EPA

Number coding suspended due to Typhoon Lando – MMDA

Oct 18, 2015 - 7:57 PM

Vehicles with license plates that end in number 1 and 2 will be able to travel between the usually restricted hours of 7 am to 7 pm on Monday October 19

File photo by AFP

University Belt eyed as ‘no-walk zone’ due to Lando

Oct 18, 2015 - 7:56 PM

The Manila City government also turns the Manila Bay area into a ‘no walk zone’ due to Typhoon Lando Koppu

'NO-WALK ZONE.' Filipinos carry their belongings along Manila Bay in Manila, Philippines, on October 18, 2015, as Typhoon Lando (Koppu) slams into the northern Philippines. Manila Bay is eventually declared a 'no-walk zone' due to Lando. Photo by Mark Cristino/EPA

Palace suspends gov't work in north, central Luzon

Oct 18, 2015 - 7:28 PM

Executive Secretary Pacquito Ochoa Jr cancels work in government offices in Regions 1 2 3 and CAR on Monday October 19 due Typhoon Lando

TYPHOON. A boy climbs a toppled tree at a high-way in Talavera, Nueva Ecija on Sunday, October 18. Photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

Typhoon Lando: Communities with storm surge advisories

Oct 18, 2015 - 6:30 PM

PAGASA and DOST Project NOAH releases an official list of communities with an impending threat of a storm surge

VULNERABLE. More than half of the Philippine population live on the coasts. Photo from Agence France-Presse

Typhoon Lando continues slow march through Luzon

Oct 18, 2015 - 5:31 PM

The typhoon is expected to stay within the Philippine Area of Responsibility until Saturday October 24

MTSAT-Floater RGB image Oct 18 2015 9:01 UTC, showing Typhoon Lando over Luzon. Image courtesy NOAA

Marikina River Alert Level 1 now lifted

Oct 18, 2015 - 3:59 PM

2nd UPDATE Earlier the Marikina River s water level even reached Alert Level 2 as Typhoon Lando Koppu brought heavy rains to the metropolis

Typhoon Lando: Over 15,000 people in evacuation centers

Oct 18, 2015 - 3:38 PM

The Department of Social Welfare and Development says it is coordinating with local governments in providing the needs of families in evacuation centers