Typhoon Kalmaegi - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Typhoon Kalmaegi


Signal No. 1 lifted as Sarah weakens, starts moving away

Nov 22, 2019 - 8:55 AM

Since Severe Tropical Storm Sarah (Fung-wong) is moving away, the province of Batanes is no longer under Signal No. 1

Severe Tropical Storm Sarah intensifies again

Nov 21, 2019 - 6:45 PM

The trough or extension of Severe Tropical Storm Sarah (Fung-wong) will still bring light to moderate rain on Thursday night, November 21

Severe Tropical Storm Sarah slightly strengthens over Philippine Sea

Nov 21, 2019 - 12:05 PM

Only Batanes remains under Signal No. 1 due to Severe Tropical Storm Sarah (Fung-wong) as of 11 am on Thursday, November 21

Sarah shifts away from land as it becomes severe tropical storm

Nov 21, 2019 - 8:15 AM

But there will still be rain in some areas on Thursday, November 21, due to the low pressure area which used to be Ramon (Kalmaegi) as well as the trough of Severe Tropical Storm Sarah (Fung-wong)

Tropical Storm Sarah slightly intensifies, accelerates

Nov 21, 2019 - 1:10 AM

Tropical Storm Sarah (Fung-wong) has maximum winds of 75 km/h and gustiness of up to 90 km/h as of Wednesday evening, November 20

Ramon weakens into LPA; Tropical Storm Sarah maintains strength

Nov 20, 2019 - 8:45 PM

Even though Ramon (Kalmaegi) is just a low pressure area now, there will still be rain on Wednesday night, November 20

Ramon weakens into tropical depression; Sarah strengthens into tropical storm

Nov 20, 2019 - 1:45 PM

Ramon (Kalmaegi) moves over Isabela as a tropical depression, while Sarah gets the international name Fung-wong as it becomes a tropical storm late Wednesday morning, November 20

Ramon downgraded to tropical storm

Nov 20, 2019 - 9:35 AM

Ramon (Kalmaegi) is likely to keep getting downgraded within 24 hours, until it is only a low pressure area, but rain will persist on Wednesday, November 20

Ramon weakens into severe tropical storm; Sarah slows down

Nov 20, 2019 - 7:40 AM

As projected, Ramon (Kalmaegi) is gradually weakening after making landfall as a typhoon, while Tropical Depression Sarah decelerates a bit on its way to Northern Luzon

Typhoon Ramon makes landfall in Cagayan

Nov 20, 2019 - 2:50 AM

More municipalities in Cagayan are placed under Signal No. 3 as Typhoon Ramon (Kalmaegi) hits land early Wednesday, November 20

Typhoon Ramon threatens Cagayan as Tropical Depression Sarah maintains strength

Nov 20, 2019 - 12:20 AM

PAGASA warns of possible flooding in coastal areas under Signal Nos. 2 and 3 due to high waves caused by Typhoon Ramon (Kalmaegi). Meanwhile, Tropical Depression Sarah will also bring rain.

Thousands in Philippines flee Typhoon Ramon

Nov 19, 2019 - 9:15 PM

Heavy rains are forecast to swell rivers, cut off roads, and threaten low-lying communities in Cagayan province, where officials guided residents towards shelter

PREEMPTIVE EVACUATION. Families from Gattu in Pamplona, Cagayan, evacuate ahead of Typhoon Ramon's landfall. File photo from PIA Region 2's Facebook page

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Nov 19, 2019 - 9:00 PM

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Tropical Depression Sarah joins Typhoon Ramon inside PAR

Nov 19, 2019 - 6:35 PM

Not one but two tropical cyclones are inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Typhoon Ramon stuck in same spot ahead of landfall

Nov 19, 2019 - 2:45 PM

Typhoon Ramon (Kalmaegi) is still 120 kilometers east of Calayan, Cagayan, as of early Tuesday afternoon, November 19. Signal Nos. 1, 2, and 3 remain raised.

Typhoon Ramon slows down as it threatens Babuyan

Nov 19, 2019 - 8:40 AM

Rain from the slow-moving Typhoon Ramon (Kalmaegi) will persist throughout Tuesday, November 19, and also on Wednesday, November 20

Typhoon Ramon still en route to Babuyan; LPA enters PAR

Nov 19, 2019 - 6:20 AM

Typhoon Ramon (Kalmaegi) is 120 kilometers east of Calayan, Cagayan, while the low pressure area is 930 kilometers east of Guiuan, Eastern Samar, early Tuesday, November 19

Typhoon Ramon shifts toward Babuyan Group of Islands

Nov 19, 2019 - 2:45 AM

Typhoon Ramon (Kalmaegi) is expected to make landfall in the Babuyan Group of Islands on Tuesday, November 19

Ramon now a typhoon, set for landfall in Cagayan

Nov 19, 2019 - 12:10 AM

Signal No. 3 is raised in the northern part of Cagayan late Monday evening, November 18, as Ramon (Kalmaegi) strengthens into a typhoon

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Nov 18, 2019 - 4:55 PM

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Typhoon Kalmaegi shuts down Hong Kong with strong winds, rain

Sep 16, 2014 - 10:19 AM

The Hong Kong Observatory hoists the number eight tropical cyclone warning triggering the closure of schools and businesses in the city

NASA's Aqua satellite captured this image on September 15 at 05:15 UTC (1:15 a.m. EDT) of Typhoon Kalmaegi (15W) in the South China Sea. Image Credit: NASA Goddard MODIS Response Team

Rappler Newscast | September 15, 2014

Sep 15, 2014 - 8:31 PM

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#LuisPH: 36 evacuation centers open in 6 regions

Sep 15, 2014 - 4:40 PM

The social welfare agency says 1 93 million poor households are affected by Typhoon Luis Kalmaegi The regional offices have P42 04 million in standby funds to assist them

#LuisPH: 11 areas under Signal No. 3

Sep 14, 2014 - 6:56 AM

UPDATED Luis Kalmaegi approaches northeastern Luzon packing sustained winds of up to 130 kph and gustiness of 160 kph

Luis now a typhoon; Isabela, Cagayan under signal no. 3

Sep 13, 2014 - 10:18 PM

2nd UPDATE Moderate to heavy rain is expected in many parts of Luzon and Visayas

Location of Tropical Storm Luis as of 5 pm, Saturday, September 13. Image from PAGASA website