Typhoon Karen - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Typhoon Karen


Bicolano fishermen rescued off Eastern Samar coast after 2 weeks

Oct 25, 2016 - 8:17 PM

Rene Del Valle Zaldy de Jesus and Luis Tupig drift out to sea during Typhoon Karen

SURVIVORS. Catanduanes fishermen Rene Del Valle, Zaldy de Jesus, and Luis Tupig survived their 14-day ordeal in the middle of sea. Photo by Cora Basada

Telcos to Poe: We only transmit the messages from NDRRMC

Oct 25, 2016 - 4:35 PM

In response to Senator Grace Poe s criticism Globe and Smart say they did send messages to warn customers in Northern Luzon about Super Typhoon Lawin Haima

DSWD: PH has enough relief funds, foreign aid not needed now

Oct 23, 2016 - 11:40 PM

Hindi tayo dapat maging pala asa at pala hingi sa mga dayuhang gobyerno kung kaya nating tumindig sa sariling paa says Social Welfare and Development Secretary Judy Taguiwalo

Volunteers repack relief goods in People's Gymnasium Tuguegarao, Cagayan Province. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

BSP downplays impact of typhoons on inflation

Oct 21, 2016 - 5:35 PM

The central bank says it has taken measures to avert any sharp increase in the price of basic commodities particularly rice

DOWNPLAYS. The central bank downplays the impact of Super Typhoons Karen and Lawin - which battered Northern Luzon over the past two weeks - on inflation. Rice photo by AFP

Vietnam floods kill 25 as new typhoon approaches

Oct 17, 2016 - 2:56 PM

Images from flood hit provinces showed houses almost completely submerged and people paddling down waterlogged streets following heavy rain that started last week

A Vietnamese villager sits on a boat next to his flooded home in Huong Khe district in the central province of Ha Tinh on October 15, 2016. Vietnam News Agency/AFP

Typhoon Karen leaves PAR; Haima set to enter Monday

Oct 17, 2016 - 6:40 AM

Typhoon Haima will enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Monday afternoon October 17 It will be named Lawin

Cagayan, Isabela residents warned of higher floods

Oct 16, 2016 - 9:15 PM

The warning is issued as Magat Dam releases more water with its 7 spillway gates opened as of 7 pm on Sunday October 16

FLOOD WARNING. Residents in Cagayan Valley region are warned of possible flashfloods due to the continuous release of water in Magat Dam. Photo from Wikipedia

DSWD: P1M worth of relief goods given to families affected by Karen

Oct 16, 2016 - 7:25 PM

The DSWD says there are enough supplies for affected families but distribution is difficult in far flung areas

DSWD to trekkers: Don't risk your lives during disasters

Oct 16, 2016 - 6:40 PM

More than 120 stranded mountaineers are rescued in Bataan and Benguet after the onslaught of Typhoon Karen Sarika

STAY SAFE. DSWD Sec Judy Taguiwalo calls on the youth, mountaineers to avoid climbing mountains when there's a typhoon

Karen moving away from PH; Haima now a typhoon

Oct 16, 2016 - 5:40 PM

Karen will leave the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Sunday night but Haima – to be named Lawin – will enter PAR on Monday afternoon

Satellite image as of October 16, 4:30 pm. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Typhoon Karen speeds up as it moves away from land

Oct 16, 2016 - 2:45 PM

There are no more areas under signal numbers 2 and 3 while only 6 provinces are under signal number 1

VIDEO: Aftermath of Typhoon Karen in Baler, Aurora

Oct 16, 2016 - 1:04 PM

Aurora is among the provinces that conducted preemptive and forced evacuations in high risk areas beginning Saturday afternoon

Typhoon Karen: Facebook turns on ‘Safety Check’

Oct 16, 2016 - 12:26 PM

Facebook activates Safety Check for people in areas affected by the typhoon

Karen weakens further, but heavy rain still expected

Oct 16, 2016 - 11:45 AM

Pangasinan Tarlac Zambales and La Union are under signal number 2

Satellite image as of October 16, 10 am. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Karen slightly weakens as it crosses Central Luzon

Oct 16, 2016 - 9:20 AM

Typhoon Karen Sarika is expected to exit landmass via Pangasinan on Sunday morning October 16 after it made landfall earlier in Baler Aurora

LIVE BLOG: Typhoon Karen (Sarika)

Oct 16, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Live updates on Typhoon Karen Sarika October 15 2016

Karen maintains strength as it crosses north Luzon

Oct 16, 2016 - 5:16 AM

Typhoon Karen Sarika is expected to cross north central Luzon throughout Sunday October 16

Typhoon Karen makes landfall in Aurora

Oct 16, 2016 - 3:05 AM

The typhoon hit land at 2:30 am on Sunday October 16 bringing heavy rains and strong winds

LANDFALL. Typhoon Karen hits land at 2:30 am on October 16, 2016. Image courtesy of PAGASA

#KarenPH: LGUs evacuate residents in areas prone to floods, landslides

Oct 16, 2016 - 12:30 AM

Typhoon Karen prompts the evacuation of around 16 000 people in affected regions

FLOODING IN CATANDUANES. Flashfloods are reported in San Andres town in the island province of Catanduanes as Typhoon Karen hammered across the Bicol region Saturday, October 15. Photo by Gerard Solsona

Karen strengthens again ahead of landfall in Aurora

Oct 15, 2016 - 11:45 PM

Typhoon Karen Sarika still poses a serious threat to Aurora with maximum winds of up to 150 km h and gustiness of up to 210 km h

Satellite image as of October 15, 10:30 pm. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Typhoon Karen intensifies as it threatens Aurora

Oct 15, 2016 - 8:40 PM

The typhoon now has maximum winds of up to 140 km h and gustiness of up to 195 km h

UAAP postpones games due to Typhoon Karen

Oct 15, 2016 - 6:53 PM

The UAAP will reschedule men s basketball games UE vs FEU; Adamson vs Ateneo at a later date

Typhoon Karen poses 'serious threat' to Aurora

Oct 15, 2016 - 5:55 PM

The typhoon is expected to make landfall in Aurora as early as midnight or 2 am at the latest on Sunday October 16

Satellite image as of October 15, 4:30 pm. Image courtesy of PAGASA

2 dead, 3 missing in Catanduanes as Typhoon Karen hammers Bicol

Oct 15, 2016 - 3:30 PM

UPDATED Power failure flash floods evacuation stranded passengers are reported in the Bicol area as a result of Typhoon Karen

LEGAZPI, ALBAY. A coastal community in Pigcale, Legazpi City in Albay hours before Typhoon Karen makes landfall in Aurora province. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Karen speeds up; more areas under signal no. 3

Oct 15, 2016 - 3:20 PM

Typhoon Karen Sarika is moving faster towards the area of northern Quezon and Aurora where it will make landfall on Sunday October 16

Cancelled flights due to Typhoon Karen

Oct 15, 2016 - 3:12 PM

5th UPDATE Several airlines cancel flights on Saturday and Sunday as Typhoon Karen batters Luzon Philippine Airlines also announces adjustments in the departure and arrival schedules of 8 international flights

File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

NDRRMC on red alert over Typhoon Karen

Oct 15, 2016 - 1:55 PM

Authorities say preemptive evacuations are ongoing ahead of Typhoon Karen s expected landfall in the Quezon Aurora area on Sunday October 16

Signal no. 3 in 4 areas; Karen off to Quezon-Aurora

Oct 15, 2016 - 11:50 AM

PAGASA advises areas affected by Typhoon Karen Sarika to watch out for possible storm surges floods and landslides

Typhoon Karen strengthens as it nears Catanduanes

Oct 15, 2016 - 7:05 AM

Catanduanes remains under signal no 3 while Camarines Norte Camarines Sur Aurora and northern Quezon including Polillo Island are under signal no 2 More than two dozen areas are under signal no 1

Karen now a typhoon; Catanduanes under signal no. 3

Oct 15, 2016 - 1:15 AM

PAGASA warns there could be storm surges in coastal areas in Catanduanes and the Camarines provinces due to Typhoon Karen Sarika

'Karen' avoiding PH on its way to Okinawa

Sep 15, 2012 - 6:52 AM

Typhoon Karen will avoid the Philippines on its way to the Japanese island of Okinawa