Meranti - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Meranti


Batanes: Facing the new normal of climate change

Mar 01, 2017 - 1:00 PM

For remote communities in Batanes weathering typhoons is nothing new but climate change threatens to uproot their homes and destroy their livelihoods Watch this 360 video on how communities in Itbayat are facing their new normal

CHANGE IS COMING. Nanang Tinang, a community elder in Itbayat, Batanes, converses with a fellow Ivatan. Photo by Airah Cadiogan/Oxfam

Taiwan donates P1 M to Ferdie-hit Batanes

Nov 25, 2016 - 2:07 PM

This comes after Typhoon Ferdie Meranti damaged government facilities worth P244 99 million in Batanes

TAIWAN'S DONATION. Representing Taiwan, Dr Gary Song Huann-Lin (3rd from right) donates P1 million to Batanes on November 25, 2016, after Typhoon Ferdie (Meranti) made landfall on September 14, 2016. Photo courtesy of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in the Philippines

WATCH: #FerdiePH: Gov asks Duterte to help rehabilitate Batanes

Sep 18, 2016 - 10:33 AM

The initial estimate of the typhoon damage in the province is at P369 million

REBUILDING BATANES. An Ivatan family in a village in Basco, Batanes begins to rebuild their home which was destroyed by Typhoon Ferdie. Photo by DSWD/Batanes Provincial Social Welfare Office

#ReliefPH: Batanes needs potable water, canned goods, fuel

Sep 16, 2016 - 7:14 PM

As of September 16 more than 10 200 people in Batanes have been affected by Typhoon Ferdie Authorities have yet to reach the towns of Sabtang Itbayat and Mahatao

Typhoon Ferdie: Batanes under state of calamity

Sep 16, 2016 - 5:30 PM

The province does not have power and communication lines are cut in the towns of Basco Itbayat and Mahatao

Photo by Aeron Mayor

Typhoon Meranti leaves 16 dead or missing in China

Sep 16, 2016 - 2:09 PM

Official Xinhua news agency describes the storm as the world s strongest typhoon this year and the worst to hit Fujian province since records began in 1949

Typhoon Meranti lashes China after pounding Taiwan

Sep 15, 2016 - 2:38 PM

The super typhoon packing winds of 170 kilometers per hour 105 miles per hour made landfall around 3am near the city of Xiamen before heading inland state media report

A man rides past an overturned car in Xiamen, in China's eastern Fujian province after Typhoon Meranti made landfall on September 15, 2016. Stringer/AFP

Cancelled flights due to Typhoon Ferdie

Sep 14, 2016 - 3:50 PM

Several airlines cancel flights as the typhoon batters Taiwan and brings heavy rain to the northern Philippines

Typhoon Ferdie leaves PH Area of Responsibility

Sep 14, 2016 - 2:35 PM

Signal number 1 remains raised in Batanes due to the large diameter of the typhoon

Meranti, strongest typhoon of the year, hits Taiwan

Sep 14, 2016 - 12:21 PM

The storm brings record strong winds and torrential rains to eastern and southern Taiwan

A local resident removes a rock from a blocked road in southern Pingtung county as typhoon Meranti slash southern Taiwan on September 14, 2016. Sam Yeh/AFP

Ferdie on its way out of PAR; Gener won't hit land

Sep 14, 2016 - 11:40 AM

Typhoon Ferdie Meranti is leaving the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Wednesday September 14 while Typhoon Gener Malakas is moving upward

Typhoon Ferdie: Communication lines down in Batanes

Sep 14, 2016 - 11:24 AM

The towns of Basco and Itbayat can t be contacted the regional civil defense office reports

Satellite image of Typhoon Meranti as of September 14, 02:30 UTC. Image courtesy NOAA

Typhoon Ferdie set to leave PAR on Wednesday

Sep 14, 2016 - 8:55 AM

Several areas remain under warning signals as Typhoon Ferdie Meranti makes its way out of PAR Meanwhile Severe Tropical Storm Gener Malakas is now a typhoon

Typhoon Ferdie makes landfall in Batanes

Sep 14, 2016 - 1:25 AM

State weather bureau PAGASA says Typhoon Ferdie Meranti hit land at 12:15 am on Wednesday September 14

Typhoon Ferdie set to make landfall in Batanes

Sep 13, 2016 - 11:30 PM

The province of Batanes remains under signal number 4 as Typhoon Ferdie Meranti nears

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Wednesday, September 14

Sep 13, 2016 - 8:45 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas and schools where classes have been suspended for Wednesday September 14

Typhoon Ferdie moves closer to Batanes ahead of possible landfall

Sep 13, 2016 - 5:55 PM

UPDATED The typhoon is expected to make landfall in the province of Batanes which remains under signal number 4

Northern Luzon braces for Typhoon Ferdie

Sep 13, 2016 - 1:15 PM

Classes are suspended in Cagayan and Batanes provinces while the Philippine Coast Guard monitors coastal areas for possible storm surges

Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Batanes under signal no. 4 as Typhoon Ferdie nears

Sep 13, 2016 - 12:20 PM

Typhoon Ferdie Meranti which has maximum winds of up to 215 kilometers per hour is threatening the province of Batanes

Batanes, Babuyan Islands under signal no. 2 due to Ferdie

Sep 12, 2016 - 11:25 PM

Several other areas in Luzon also remain under signal no 1 as Typhoon Ferdie Meranti strengthens anew

More areas under signal no. 1 as Ferdie intensifies

Sep 12, 2016 - 6:05 PM

PAGASA advises those in affected areas to watch out for heavy rain and very strong winds brought by Typhoon Ferdie Meranti

Satellite image as of September 12, 4 pm. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Typhoon Ferdie strengthens as it heads for extreme Northern Luzon

Sep 12, 2016 - 12:05 PM

Cagayan Apayao Batanes and the Babuyan Group of Islands are under signal number 1

PAGASA: No landfall for Typhoon Ferdie

Sep 11, 2016 - 8:25 PM

Typhoon Ferdie Meranti is 1 280 kilometers east of Casiguran Aurora moving west northwest at 22 kilometers per hour

Light-moderate rain in Palawan, Mindanao on Sunday

Sep 10, 2016 - 6:45 PM

UPDATED Tropical Storm Meranti which is still outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility is located at 1 580 km east of Luzon

Satellite image as of September 10, 6 pm. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Kapolri turunkan 2 jenderal usut kasus di Meranti

Aug 26, 2016 - 9:18 PM

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