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Agriculture officials note that rice has the largest share of losses at P609.29 million, affecting some 31,749 farmers
According to agriculture officials, the affected commodities are rice, corn, high value crops, livestock or poultry, and agri-fishery facilities
(UPDATED) 'We forced hundreds of people to evacuate some villages, but the water rose swiftly and our rescuers cannot reach other areas,' says a civil defense officer from Lanao del Sur
Counsellor Sun Yi of the Chinese embassy in the Philippines turns over the humanitarian aid to the Philippine Red Cross
The low pressure area east of Mindanao could enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Wednesday, December 20
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Urduja (Kai-tak) continues to cross the West Philippine Sea on its way out
Free Wi-Fi services are also available in Tacloban City, says the telco
(UPDATED) The Department of Social Welfare and Development has provided assistance to affected families in Bicol, Western Visayas, Central Visayas, and Eastern Visayas
President Rodrigo Duterte orders the Department of Public Works and Highways to finish repairing two damaged bridges in Biliran in less than 30 days
Palawan remains under signal no. 1 but Urduja (Kai-tak) is already moving away from the country
Some 365,000 food packs are also on standby for those affected by Tropical Depression Urduja
(UPDATED) Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says most of the fatalities and the missing persons are from Biliran
President Rodrigo Duterte and some Cabinet members are expected to visit Biliran where 26 died in landslides triggered by heavy rain
Calabarzon, Bicol, Aurora, Oriental Mindoro, Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, and Romblon are affected by the tail-end of a cold front
Meanwhile, another tropical depression which is outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility has weakened into a low pressure area, says PAGASA
Aside from Tropical Depression Urduja (Kai-tak), the tail-end of a cold front and the northeast monsoon are also bringing rain on Monday, December 18
Only 3 areas remain under signal no. 1 – Palawan, Aklan, and northern Antique
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Only southern Occidental Mindoro, southern Oriental Mindoro, Romblon, Palawan, Aklan, and northern Antique remain under signal no. 1
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(UPDATED) Sofronio Dacillo, provincial disaster risk reduction and management officer, says the deaths occurred in 4 towns in Biliran at the weekend
After making landfall in Eastern Samar, Masbate, and Sibuyan Island, there could be two more landfalls for Urduja (Kai-tak) in Aklan and Palawan
The injuries are sustained mostly from falling debris, vehicular accidents, and landslides
Tropical Depression Urduja (Kai-tak) is now in the region of Mimaropa after earlier hitting Eastern Visayas
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Urduja (Kai-tak) is in the vicinity of Mobo, Masbate as of late Sunday morning, December 17. Its maximum winds are down to 55 km/h.
But PAGASA forecaster Aldczar Aurelio warns: 'Kahit humina 'yung bagyo, 'yung pag-ulan nandiyan pa rin....Andiyan 'yung banta ng pagbaha dahil alam po natin saturated na 'yung lupa sa Visayas'
Urduja (Kai-tak) is in the vicinity of Calbayog, Samar early Sunday, December 17, moving west at 13 kilometers per hour
(UPDATED) Some 60 passengers headed to different parts of Eastern Visayas are waiting for the next available transit without any guarantees
But several areas remain under signal no. 2 due to Urduja (Kai-tak)
Urduja (Kai-tak) is crossing San Jose de Buan, Samar as of late Saturday afternoon, December 16
Urduja (Kai-tak) is already in the vicinity of San Policarpo, Eastern Samar as of early Saturday afternoon, December 16
Tropical Storm Urduja (Kai-tak) is expected to make landfall in Eastern Samar or Northern Samar on Saturday afternoon, December 16
Tropical Storm Urduja (Kai-tak) is still moving slowly, but it is now 125 kilometers east northeast of Borongan, Eastern Samar
Tropical Storm Urduja (Kai-tak) is still unable to move away from the region due to its interaction with the northeast monsoon and the tail-end of a cold front
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In just a 24-hour period, Guiuan in Eastern Samar gets 780 mm of rain. Its normal rainfall for an entire month is just 440 mm.
Slow-moving Tropical Storm Urduja (Kai-tak) continues to linger in the region, dumping moderate to heavy rain there
Urduja (Kai-tak) now has maximum winds of 75 km/h and gustiness of up to 90 km/h. Signal no. 2 remains raised in Eastern Samar, Northern Samar, Samar, and Biliran.
PAGASA says Tropical Storm Urduja (Kai-tak) is now expected to hit land between Friday evening, December 15 and Saturday morning, December 16
Urduja (Kai-tak) is almost stationary as it dumps moderate to heavy rain on the region
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Eastern Samar, Samar, and Biliran are now under signal no. 2 due to Tropical Storm Urduja (Kai-tak)
Urduja also slows down to just 7 kilometers per hour. Its landfall in Eastern Samar is now expected on Friday morning, December 15.
Tropical Depression Urduja is expected to hit Eastern Samar between Thursday night, December 14 and Friday morning, December 15
Catanduanes, Albay, Sorsogon, Masbate, Eastern Samar, Northern Samar, Samar, Biliran, Leyte, and Southern Leyte are under signal no. 1
Eastern Samar, Northern Samar, and Samar are under signal no. 1 due to Urduja
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Urduja has a speed of just 7 kilometers per hour. There are no areas under tropical cyclone warning signals yet.