Supertyphoon - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Supertyphoon


Covering disasters: Expert tells media not to focus on death toll

Mar 02, 2018 - 3:40 PM

Mahar Lagmay, who heads UP's Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards project, says the media should also report on other forms of losses during disasters. Media organizations do.

The agricultural damage of Typhoon Lawin in 2016 was not reported by the media who are focused on reporting fatalities, an expert on natural hazards said. File photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Holy Week travelers told: Adjust to Typhoon Maysak

Apr 01, 2015 - 2:38 PM

NDRRMC Executive Director Alex Pama says foreign and local tourists should coordinate with local governments regarding the typhoon which will enter PAR Wednesday evening or early Thursday

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

#PugadBaboy: Quotes punchline 2

Dec 25, 2013 - 5:00 AM

Lost in translation

P38.8B: Govt’s 5 immediate priorities post-Yolanda

Nov 28, 2013 - 2:04 PM

The Senate finance committee passes the P14 6 billion supplemental budget for 2013 for calamity related purposes

Red Cross: 1,200 feared dead in typhoon

Nov 09, 2013 - 9:35 PM

UPDATED Conservative estimate based on reports separately confirmed by national and local authorities is at 360 but the President acknowledges there will be substantially more

RETRIEVAL. Dead bodies litter the streets of Tacloban city as volunteers collect them. Photo by EPA/Francis Malasig

#YolandaPH: Next 24 hours critical for response

Nov 09, 2013 - 8:35 PM

What steps should be taken by the government and responders in the next 24 hours?

RESCUE. Philippine troops begin to retrieve bodies strewn in areas devastated by Typhoon Haiyan, which was feared to have killed more than 100 people. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

Yolanda goes 'island hopping,' makes 6 landfalls

Nov 09, 2013 - 10:46 AM

PAGASA eyes a possible 6th landfall in the Calamian Group of Islands in Palawan

Communications down, Mar can't be reached

Nov 08, 2013 - 9:47 PM

Communication has shown to be a huge challenge for disaster management officials The NDRMMC is counting on satellite phones military radio

16 ports closed due to Yolanda

Nov 07, 2013 - 7:00 PM

The Philippine Ports Authority suspends port operations in key areas nationwide

READY. Philippine Coast Guard Commandant Rear Admiral Rodolfo Isorena (2-R) examines newly acquired rubber boats at the Coast Guard headquarters in Manila, Philippines, 06 November 2013, in preparation to the approaching Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan). EPA/Dennis Sabangan

12 Vis-Min areas now under Signal No. 1

Nov 07, 2013 - 12:28 AM

As of 12 am Thursday the eye of the typhoon is located at 943 km east of Hinatuan Surigao del Sur

Pagasa satellite picture at 10:30 p.m., 06 November 2013

2012 in photos: Tragedy, triumph, and ridiculously photogenic people

Jan 06, 2013 - 8:34 PM

Start2013Right and look back at the photographs that captured the crazy year that was 2012