#MarioPH - updates

Rappler's latest stories on #MarioPH


Meralco sales drop in Jan-Sept 2014

Oct 27, 2014 - 4:47 PM

In the first 9 months this year the Manila Electric Company posts a negative 3 1 growth in energy sales due to typhoons cooler temperature and frugal power consumers

'#ZeroCasualty during disasters not just about numbers'

Oct 08, 2014 - 10:39 PM

UPDATED Zero casualty means everybody must not only live but must also have equal chances during disasters says Albay Governor Joey Salceda

MORE THAN NUMBERS. NDRRMC Executive Director Alexander Pama and Albay Governor Joey Salceda talk about pursuing zero casualty during disasters. Photos from Albay Governor Joey Salceda's Facebook account

Int'l aid groups urge PH gov't: Learn from Ondoy, review DRRM law

Sep 27, 2014 - 2:00 PM

For us to learn the lessons from Ondoy the government must seriously take into account the vulnerabilities of individuals and communities in terms of poverty gender age

Project Agos: Pregnant woman, HIV patient rescued

Sep 24, 2014 - 8:55 PM

Using Rappler s disaster information system netizens help send rescuers to a trapped family a woman in labor and an HIV patient on an emergency during Tropical Storm Mario Fung Wong

#MarioPH displaces 117,000 in Central Luzon

Sep 22, 2014 - 9:23 PM

The highest number of displaced population was seen in the province of Bulacan with 82 508 displaced people comprising 16 645 families

FLOOD-AFFECTED. A handout picture released by the Philippines Armed Forces Public Affairs Office (AFP-PAO) shows an aerial view of flood-affected areas in Central Luzon, Philippines, 20 September 2014. Armed Forces of the Philippines/EPA

Power restored in #MarioPH-hit areas - NGCP

Sep 22, 2014 - 7:36 PM

Outages experienced in some parts of Metro Manila are no longer related to the tropical storm s aftermath Meralco says

RESCUE. Barangay hall employees and volunteers check on residents in flooded areas in Marikina City. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Occasional rain over Northern Luzon on Monday

Sep 21, 2014 - 6:02 PM

Tropical Storm Mario Fung Wong was estimated at 261 km north northwest of Itbayat Batanes as of 5pm Sunday

DA: Luis and Mario damage to PH agriculture at P1.14B

Sep 20, 2014 - 9:46 PM

The Department of Agriculture says the figure is based on initial reports and will be subject to field validation

OVERSPILL. The La Mesa Dam hits spilling level on September 19, 2014. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Taiwan braces for tropical storm Fung-Wong

Sep 20, 2014 - 7:45 PM

Authorities urge people in low laying areas to take precautions against flooding

HEADING TO TAIWAN. A handout satellite image provided by the Taiwan Central Weather Bureau, shows the progress of Typhoon Fung-Wong (Pheonix) approaching Taiwan from the Philippines, September 20, 2014. Photo by Central Weather Bureau Handout/EPA

#MarioPH heading toward Taiwan

Sep 20, 2014 - 5:31 PM

2nd UPDATE Only the Batanes Group of Islands remains under public storm warning signal number 2 Mario is expected to be out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility by Monday

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 12 am, September 21. Image courtesy of Pagasa

#MarioPH: Areas under state of calamity

Sep 20, 2014 - 3:37 PM

Here s a list of local government units which have declared a state of calamity due to the effects of Tropical Storm Mario Fung Wong

Cancelled flights: Saturday, September 20

Sep 20, 2014 - 3:20 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of cancelled flights for Saturday September 20

Water level in Marikina River goes down

Sep 20, 2014 - 1:49 PM

As of 1:26 pm on Saturday the Marikina River water level is at 15 5 meters

Landslides, flashfloods as #MarioPH hits Cordillera

Sep 20, 2014 - 11:06 AM

UPDATED Eight roads in the region are closed The gates of Ambuklao and Binga dams have been opened Saturday morning September 20 as water reached critical levels

Extend SK registration in Mario-affected areas – NYC

Sep 20, 2014 - 10:22 AM

The National Youth Commission asks Comelec for a one week extension to prevent disenfranchisement of young voters and to give time for communities affected by Mario to recover

#MarioPH: At least 6 dead, 1 missing

Sep 20, 2014 - 9:52 AM

2nd UPDATE At least 403 evacuation centers are serving 45 255 families or 206 368 persons in areas affected by Tropical Storm Mario

SEVERE FLOODING. Residents of University, Potrero Malabon city evacuates their home for their safety. File photo by Kevin dela Cruz/Rappler

Mario slightly intensifies, moves toward Taiwan

Sep 20, 2014 - 6:15 AM

2nd UPDATE Tropical Storm Mario is expected to be out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility by Monday morning September 22

#ReliefPH: Time to help #MarioPH evacuees

Sep 19, 2014 - 11:29 PM

With thousands of residents in Luzon affected by Tropical Storm Mario in evacuation centers it s time once again to lend a hand and ease their discomfort

#MarioPH: Rainfall alerts in parts of Central Luzon

Sep 19, 2014 - 9:45 PM

Rainfall alert in at least 3 provinces in Central Luzon is raised despite the storm s slight weakening Warning alerts in other areas on the other hand have been lowered

Rappler Newscast | September 19, 2014

Sep 19, 2014 - 8:44 PM

Tropical storm Mario triggers flooding in Luzon UNDOF sends Filipino troops home Scotland rejects independence stays in the UK

IN PHOTOS: #MarioPH drenches Metro Manila

Sep 19, 2014 - 7:30 PM

See scenes from flooded areas all over Metro Manila

COOPERATION. Rescuers assist residents in a flooded area in Barangay Holy Spirit in Quezon City on September 19, 2014. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

Ondoy memories prepare Marikina residents for #MarioPH

Sep 19, 2014 - 6:11 PM

More than 25 500 people are in evacuation centers but most residents have learned from the lessons of Tropical Storm Ondoy It s much easier now because the people know what to do

#MarioPH slightly weakens

Sep 19, 2014 - 6:06 PM

Signal No 2 is still raised in 4 areas Meanwhile heavy rainfall warnings are raised in Central Luzon but are lowered in Metro Manila and other areas

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 11 pm, September 19. Image courtesy of Pagasa

At least 3 dead from #MarioPH

Sep 19, 2014 - 5:17 PM

UPDATED The disaster management council reports nearly 500 000 Filipinos affected by Tropical Storm Mario which placed most of Luzon and parts of the Visayas under Red Rainfall Warning Friday

LIKE A RIVER. Quezon City residents swim in the flood brought about by Tropical Storm Mario (Fung-Wong) on September 19. EPA/Ritchie Tongo

#MarioPH force banks to close branches in flooded areas

Sep 19, 2014 - 5:03 PM

Some banks opt to keep their branches open in affected areas but end operations earlier than usual

Cordillera dams at critical levels, evacuation ongoing

Sep 19, 2014 - 3:46 PM

Signal No 2 remains hoisted over 4 provinces Signal No 1 in 2 provinces The military s disaster response unit has been activated to assist local governments


Sep 19, 2014 - 3:34 PM

For live updates on MarioPH follow our live blog Those in affected areas can tweet their photos using hashtag MarioPH

#MarioPH: 25 evacuation centers in affected areas

Sep 19, 2014 - 1:36 PM

The social welfare department has recorded 94 747 families or 436 539 persons affected by the typhoon but only 1 in every 100 is in evacuation centers

#MarioPH causes power outages in Luzon

Sep 19, 2014 - 1:33 PM

The combined effect of Tropical Storm MarioPH and the southwest monsoon affects power supply in parts of Luzon

Power outages in Metro Manila and other parts of Luzon have been caused by flooding and toppled down electricity facilities. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

#MarioPH: Flooded Metro Manila areas, September 19

Sep 19, 2014 - 1:25 PM

Floods in some areas have already subsided according to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority

Rizal bears brunt of #MarioPH wrath in Southern Luzon

Sep 19, 2014 - 1:04 PM

Trips have been cancelled in some Calabarzon and Mimaropa provinces while roads also remain impassable across the two regions

#MarioPH: Is it Ondoy all over again?

Sep 19, 2014 - 11:32 AM

UPDATED The amount of rainfall spells the difference between Tropical Storm Ondoy and the southwest monsoon enhanced by Tropical Storm Mario

LIKE ONDOY? A Filipino child frolics on flood waters brought by typhoon Fung-Wong at a street in Manila, the Philippines, September 19, 2014. Photo by Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA

La Mesa dam hits spilling level

Sep 19, 2014 - 11:20 AM

As of 10:30 am on Friday September 19 the La Mesa dam in Quezon City poured excess water into the Tullahan river which cuts through Quezon City Malabon Valenzuela and Caloocan

Cancelled flights: Friday, September 19

Sep 19, 2014 - 8:24 AM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of cancelled flights for Friday September 19

More than 20 flights have been cancelled in the Philippines on Friday, September 19. This photo shows passengers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3. Photo by Amir Mawallil / Rappler.com

Forced evacuation as Marikina River water rises

Sep 19, 2014 - 7:34 AM

3rd UPDATE Marikina River has already reached critical levels on Friday September 19

#MarioPH makes landfall over Cagayan

Sep 19, 2014 - 7:03 AM

3rd UPDATE Signal No 2 is raised in 8 areas Meanwhile heavy rainfall warnings are hoisted over Metro Manila and other areas in Luzon

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 11 am, September 19. Image courtesy of PAGASA

#MarioPH: Help map critical reports

Sep 18, 2014 - 11:08 PM

Tropical Storm Mario maintains strength 4 areas under Signal No 2 on Thursday September 18 Use this Project Agos Alert Map to find and map latest disaster reports

Cebu City placed under state of calamity

Sep 18, 2014 - 10:53 PM

Heavy rains brought by the combined effects of the monsoon and Tropical Storm Mario caused flooding and landslides in several areas

Mario maintains strength, 6 areas under Signal No. 2

Sep 18, 2014 - 5:36 PM

2nd UPDATE Signal No 1 was also raised over 10 areas The combined effects of Mario and the southwest monsoon will bring moderate to heavy rains and thunderstorms in the Bicol Eastern Visayas and Central Visayas regions

Tropical Storm Mario as of Sept 18, 11 pm. Image from PAGASA website

Heavy rains cause flooding, landslides in Cebu

Sep 18, 2014 - 3:39 PM

The combined effects of the southwest monsoon and Tropical Storm Mario Fung Wong cause flooding in several parts of the province

Mario-affected monsoon brings rain to central PH

Sep 18, 2014 - 9:10 AM

UPDATED Storm signal number 1 has been raised in four Luzon provinces

Tropical Depression Mario brings rain to parts of VisMin

Sep 17, 2014 - 6:15 PM

Visayas Zamboanga Peninsula Northern Mindanao Caraga and Davao region will have cloudy skies

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 5 pm, September 17. Image courtesy of PAGASA