#OmpongPH - updates

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Retrieval operations after Itogon landslides speed up

Sep 23, 2018 - 4:02 PM

The death toll after the Itogon landslides reaches at least 69

LANDMARK. The collapsed soil has turned an entire section of the Itogon mountainside to a void of rock and mud. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

LIST: Foreign aid for Philippines after Typhoon Ompong

Sep 18, 2018 - 11:17 AM

(3rd UPDATE) Here is a list of countries and international organizations donating to the Philippines after Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut)

TYPHOON OMPONG. Workers clear debris on September 16, 2018, from a landslide after Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) in Baguio City. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Cimatu orders stop to Cordillera small-scale mining after Ompong landslides

Sep 17, 2018 - 1:47 PM

Itogon Mayor Victorio Palangdan appeals to the Environment Secretary not to stop all the operations and to consult local governments and mining stakeholders first

CASUALTY. Rescuers retrieved a body buried by landslides inside a mining bunkhouse in Itogon, Benguet on September 17, 2018. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Victims who lost houses after Lawin suffer same fate after Ompong

Sep 16, 2018 - 4:32 PM

'I don't know where I will get money to rebuild my house,' says 29-year-old William Quillopo, who again lost his house after Typhoon Ompong

DESTROYED HOUSE. Suzette Caayo shows what is left of her house in Tuguegarao City. Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: The wrath of Typhoon Ompong

Sep 15, 2018 - 10:21 PM

(UPDATED) Ompong tears off roofs, uproots trees, and floods roads in Northern Luzon. Parts of Metro Manila also suffer some damage.

AFTER THE LANDFALL. A father carries his sick child as its being transferred to another car as their ambulance get stuck on a highway by toppled electric posts caused by strong winds after Typhoon Ompong made landfall in Baggao, Cagayan province on September 15, 2018. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Cavite, Laguna, Bulacan, Rizal warned of landslides

Sep 15, 2018 - 6:39 AM

Bulacan, under Signal No. 2, will have 'stormy' weather on Saturday, September 15, while the rest of the Greater Metro Manila Area can expect rain with gusty winds, says Pagasa

3 dams release water due to Typhoon Ompong

Sep 15, 2018 - 2:43 AM

(UPDATED) As of September 15, the gates of Ambuklao, Binga, and Magat dams are opened to release water, but there is no threat of flooding

Photo from Wikimedia Commons

[OPINION] The true impact of Typhoon Ompong on the Philippines

Sep 14, 2018 - 3:17 PM

Have we learned from the avoidable mistakes made in past disasters? Are we prepared to effectively handle any emergencies that might occur in the coming days?

2 dead, one missing as Typhoon Vongfong pounds Japan

Oct 14, 2014 - 10:22 AM

UPDATED At least 96 people were injured in typhoon related accidents in 23 prefectures nearly half of Japan s provinces

People try to move a tree after it fell on a car due to strong winds generated by typhoon Vongfong in Urasoe on the island of Okinawa, southern Japan, 12 October 2014. Hitoshi Maeshiro/EPA

Typhoon Vongfong slams into Japan

Oct 13, 2014 - 8:09 AM

UPDATED Winds of up to 180 kilometers 112 miles per hour whipped ashore as the typhoon made landfall in Makurazaki on Kyushu island at around 8:30 am local time

Huge waves generated by typhoon Vongfong hit the coast in Yomitan village, on the island of Okinawa, southern Japan, 12 October 2014. Hitoshi Maeshiro/EPA

Typhoon Ompong leaves PAR

Oct 11, 2014 - 8:07 AM

2nd UPDATE An intertropical convergence zone affects Visayas and Mindanao

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 7 am, October 11. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Rainy Friday for PH as Ompong heads north

Oct 10, 2014 - 7:56 AM

An intertropical zone is still affecting Visayas and Mindanao causing rainshowers and thunderstorms in various locales

Typhoon Ompong slightly weakens

Oct 09, 2014 - 5:36 PM

An intertropical convergence zone is affecting Visayas and Mindanao

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 5 pm, October 9. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Ompong turns north, targets Japan

Oct 09, 2014 - 8:33 AM

Slow moving typhoon Ompong Vongfong – moving at a pace of 9 km h – is going north northwest towards the southern Japanese islands

Typhoon Vongfong (Ompong), satellite image as of 9 Oct 2014. Image courtesy US NOAA

Typhoon Ompong maintains strength

Oct 08, 2014 - 5:54 PM

An intertropical convergence zone is affecting Visayas and Mindanao

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 5 pm, October 8. Image courtesy of PAGASA

'Super typhoon' Ompong targets Japan

Oct 08, 2014 - 12:35 PM

UPDATED Ompong Vongfong is so far the strongest storm this year and the strongest since Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan ; thankfully it is not going towards PH

Typhoon Vongfong (Ompong), satellite image as of 8 Oct 2014. Image courtesy US NOAA