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Lando now a super typhoon – JTWC, Weather PH

Oct 18, 2015 - 1:17 AM

PAGASA however still classifies Lando as a typhoon as of 11 pm Saturday October 17 as it raises the storm warning to Signal No 4 over Aurora and Southern Isabela

Image of Lando from Weather Philippines

IN PHOTOS: Typhoon Maysak, seen from space

Apr 01, 2015 - 9:16 AM

Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti posts haunting images of Maysak taken while aboard the International Space Station

State of emergency as Super Typhoon Maysak batters Micronesia

Apr 01, 2015 - 8:46 AM

Micronesia President: There is extensive damage to schools health facilities public utilities private residences and the sinking of several fishing passenger and dive ships

Maysak moves closer to PAR's eastern edge

Apr 01, 2015 - 7:50 AM

Typhoon Maysak strengthens further overnight Wednesday April 1 as it moves closer to the eastern edge of the Philippine Area of Responsibility

THREAT. MTSAT-Floater visible image of Typhoon Maysak as of March 31, 2015, 23:01 UTC (April 1, 2015, 7:01 PH time). Image courtesy NOAA

Maysak now a super typhoon, to weaken as it enters PAR

Mar 31, 2015 - 10:03 PM

The typhoon is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility by Wednesday evening April 1 or Thursday morning April 2 and will be named Chedeng

#AmangPH intensifies, Samar island under Signal No 2

Jan 17, 2015 - 12:31 AM

More areas are also under storm signal number one Weather agencies predict a Saturday afternoon or Sunday morning landfall in Eastern Samar

Other weather stations say E. Samar landfall for #AmangPH

Jan 16, 2015 - 5:23 PM

UPDATED One weather station says the tropical storm is likely to make landfall along the northern shores of Eastern Samar on Saturday January 17 between 4 pm to 7 pm

Why do weather groups give different storm track forecasts?

Dec 06, 2014 - 3:06 PM

Dr Gerry Bagtasa of Institute of Environmental Science Meteorology UP Diliman Weather Manila and Project Noah says forecast models used by different weather agencies to project storm tracks would really vary

Another supertyphoon spares PH

Nov 03, 2014 - 7:49 AM

UPDATED Current forecasts point to Paeng Nuri becoming the year s strongest storm

Typhoon Nuri, as of 22:32 UTC 2 Nov 2014. Image courtesy NOAA

Neoguri: Japan on highest typhoon alert

Jul 08, 2014 - 7:25 AM

UPDATED Neoguri already downgraded is still posing a threat to Okinawa with 480 000 people urged to evacuate as Japan s weather agency issues its highest alert

PACIFIC MONSTER. The MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Terra satellite captured this visible image of Typhoon Neoguri on July 5 at 01:20 UTC (July 4 at 9:20 p.m. EDT) as it moved through the Northwestern Pacific Ocean. Photo courtesy NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team

Typhoon Haiyan makes landfall in Vietnam

Nov 11, 2013 - 6:57 AM

Haiyan Yolanda made landfall with sustained winds of 75 mi 120 km per hour early Monday east southeast of Hanoi

Image courtesy NOAA

'Violent' Yolanda to hit 5M people hardest

Nov 08, 2013 - 2:07 AM

The super typhoon will make a landfall in Eastern Samar at 5am Friday and will directly hit 9 other provinces before it exits the Philippines

Typhoon Yolanda: East Visayas signal no. 4

Nov 07, 2013 - 5:22 PM

UPDATED Typhoon intensifies speeds up still on course to hit the region; Landfall Friday morning over Guiuan Eastern Samar or Abuyog Leyte

Dangerous Yolanda heads for Visayas

Nov 07, 2013 - 11:51 AM

UPDATED Typhoon Yolanda is an extremely catastrophic super typhoon one of the planet s strongest most violent this year

New storm coming to PH this week

Nov 05, 2013 - 1:30 PM

Tropical Storm Haiyan will be named Yolanda once it enters PAR; Could make landfall Friday in the Samar Leyte area

INCOMING STORM. Satellite image for Haiyan as of 4:30 UTC (12:30 pm Manila time) November 5, 2013. Image courtesy NOAA

Weakened 'Pablo' now a tropical storm; All storm signals lowered

Dec 06, 2012 - 8:48 AM

UPDATED Pablo was last spotted 380 km west of Coron Palawan 12 4°N 116 8ºE carrying maximum sustained winds of 115 km h near the center and gusts of up to 145 km h

MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image 7:30 a.m., 06 December 2012

[Updated] 'Butchoy': Signal #1 over E. Samar

Jun 15, 2012 - 5:54 PM

Tropical storm Butchoy international codename Guchol maintains its strength as it moves closer to Eastern Visayas

MTSAT Enhanced IR Satellite Image for 11:32 p.m., 15 June 2012. Tropical storm Butchoy (international codename Guchol) can be seen at the lower right side of the image; rain clouds brought by the southwest monsoon can be seen at the upper right side. Image courtesy of PAGASA.

'Butchoy' now a severe tropical storm

Jun 14, 2012 - 5:40 PM

Bicol and Eastern Visayas will also feel the effects of the enhanced monsoon by Friday Fishermen and seafarers in these areas are also warned of rough seas

MTSAT Enhanced IR Satellite Image for 4:32 p.m., 14 June 2012. Severe tropical storm Butchoy (international codename Guchol) is at the lower right side of the image; rain clouds brought by the southwest monsoon are at the upper left side. Image courtesy of PAGASA.

'Butchoy' now in PH area of responsibility

Jun 14, 2012 - 10:20 AM

Tropical storm Butchoy has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility PAR Thursday morning

MTSAT Enhanced IR Satellite Image for 8:32 a.m., 14 June 2012. Tropical Storm Guchol is at the lower right hand side of the image. Image courtesy of PAGASA.