Typhoon Koppu - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Typhoon Koppu


Farmers lose debt gamble in typhoon-plagued Philippines

Oct 25, 2015 - 11:40 AM

Typhoon Lando Koppu brought floods as high as three meters to one of the Philippines most important rice growing regions fertile central plains on the main island of Luzon

AFTERMATH. Typhoon Koppu left a trail of devastation across central and northern Luzon. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Typhoon aftermath: The day #LandoPH left

Oct 24, 2015 - 12:17 PM

Even those supposedly on higher ground are not spared from the flash floods brought by the heavy rains of Typhoon Lando

ALL THAT REMAINS. Mud is like an unforgettable bad memory, clinging like soot on a pan. Photo by George P. Moya/ Rappler

Typhoon Lando: Death toll climbs to 41; 1.2M people affected

Oct 22, 2015 - 10:10 AM

Agriculture continues to suffer the biggest loss with damage already pegged at P6 43 billion

Children look at the flooded Barangay of Camunatan, Isabela on October 19, 2015. Photo by Noel Celis

More deaths, injuries in Central Luzon due to Typhoon Lando

Oct 21, 2015 - 6:49 PM

At least 8 people have died in the provinces of Aurora Zambales Nueva Ecija and Tarlac due to Typhoon Lando according to regional disaster officials

A resident of Camiling, Tarlac, pumps out water from his house, which was flooded at the height of Typhoon Lando (Koppu). Photo by Dax Simbol/Rappler

Typhoon Lando: Benguet death toll climbs to 14

Oct 21, 2015 - 4:06 PM

The regional police in the Cordillera lists 14 dead in Benguet but the official tally from the national disaster management council lists only 11 dead

AFTERMATH. A pedestrian braves the strong wind and heavy downpour brought by Typhoon Lando in Baguio City on October 19, 2015. Photo by Mau Victa

Gov't planes bring relief goods to isolated Aurora towns

Oct 21, 2015 - 2:53 PM

UPDATED It is the first time government relief goods are flown to Aurora where some towns have been destroyed and isolated since Typhoon Lando Koppu made landfall Sunday morning

FOOD PACKS. Relief goods are unloaded from a C-130 plane in Baler, Aurora. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Help identify needs of #LandoPH communities

Oct 20, 2015 - 11:57 PM

Help us crowdsource information on what s needed in typhoon Lando affected communities

WHERE TO GO? Evacuees stay at the Barangay health Center turned evacuation site at Mabasa, Dupax del Norte, Nueva Viscaya, on October 18, 2015. Photo by AFP

Aurora: Lando knocks down towns still recovering from 2013 typhoon

Oct 20, 2015 - 7:30 PM

Senator Juan Edgardo Angara says the towns battered by Typhoon are those still recovering from Typhoon Labuyo in 2013

Lando: 6 north Luzon provinces under signal no. 2

Oct 20, 2015 - 6:16 AM

The storm continues with its slow movement through northern Luzon

Typhoon Lando weakens into severe tropical storm

Oct 19, 2015 - 6:09 PM

Storm warning signals remain up over several provinces as severe tropical storm Lando continues to traverse the coastline of the Ilocos provinces

Typhoon Lando brings needed water to Luzon dams

Oct 19, 2015 - 1:57 PM

Government is closely monitoring Angat Dam in Bulacan and Pantabangan Dam in Nueva Ecija

TYPHOON LANDO. Government is closely monitoring the water level of Angat Dam in Bulacan. File photo from Wikipedia

Typhoon Lando: 'Worst floods' in Cabanatuan history

Oct 19, 2015 - 1:36 PM

Rescue teams rush to fetch stranded Cabanatuan City residents from their flooded homes on Monday October 19

STRANDED. Many Cabanatuan City residents spent the night of Monday, October 19, sleeping on roofs. Photo by Naoki Mengua/Rappler

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Oct 19, 2015 - 12:37 PM

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Typhoon Lando: Signal No 2 in 10 Luzon provinces

Oct 19, 2015 - 11:32 AM

Public storm warning signal number 2 and 1 are hoisted over much of central and northern Luzon a significant downgrade from previous storm warnings

MTSAT-FLOATER Visible image of Typhoon Lando (Koppu) Oct 19, 2015, 2:01 UTC. Image courtesy NOAA

The wRap Indonesia: Rail deal signed, biggest operation vs forest fires

Oct 19, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Other stories include an analysis on the effect of the China Indonesia rail deal on foreign investors and Typhoon Koppu lashing the Philippines

ITS A GO. This photo shows scale models of Chinese-made bullet trains. Bay Ismoyo/AFP

Number coding suspended due to Typhoon Lando – MMDA

Oct 18, 2015 - 7:57 PM

Vehicles with license plates that end in number 1 and 2 will be able to travel between the usually restricted hours of 7 am to 7 pm on Monday October 19

File photo by AFP

#LandoPH: Hitting close to home

Oct 18, 2015 - 10:36 AM

I ve been deployed to several emergency responses including typhoon Haiyan Doing the work now in my own province should not be any different But I’m wrong It’s harder

Typhoon Lando slightly weakens, picks up speed

Oct 18, 2015 - 7:46 AM

UPDATED The storm speeds up a bit while wind speeds weaken; despite this gov t warns Lando is still a strong typhoon

epa04981886 A Filipino rides a bicycle at Manila Bay in Manila, Philippines, 18 October 2015. Typhoon Koppu slammed into the northern Philippines forcing thousands of people to flee their homes amid heavy rains and strong winds that could last up to three days, the disaster relief agency said. Koppu toppled trees and ripped off rooftops, while nearly 10,000 people evacuated their homes amid warnings of flash floods and storm surges up to three metres. EPA/MARK R. CRISTINO

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

Signal No. 4 in Aurora as Typhoon Lando intensifies

Oct 17, 2015 - 5:32 PM

PAGASA raises storm warning signals in 36 areas including Metro Manila as Typhoon Lando is expected to make landfall in Aurora on Sunday October 18

Image courtesy of PAGASA

72 families in Isabela town evacuated ahead of Typhoon Lando

Oct 17, 2015 - 2:37 PM

The government is also monitoring major river basins in order to advise local government units when to conduct pre emptive evacuation

Typhoon Lando slightly intensifies

Oct 17, 2015 - 12:14 PM

Aurora where the typhoon will make landfall Sunday morning October 18 and 6 other areas are under Public Storm Warning Signal No 3 These areas will experience stormy weather

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 10:01 am, October 17. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Aquino on Typhoon Lando: Be ready to evacuate

Oct 16, 2015 - 10:39 PM

UPDATED Lando is expected to make landfall on the northeastern coast of the Philippines biggest island of Luzon on Sunday morning

Typhoon Lando: 'Postpone travels to North Luzon' – NDRRMC

Oct 16, 2015 - 7:05 PM

UPDATED NDRRMC chief Alexander Pama says Typhoon Lando s rains should be expected as early as Saturday noon October 17 Hikes to Mt Pulag have been cancelled

LANDO BRIEFING. Office of Civil Defense Undersecretary and NDRRMC Executive Director Alexander Pama gave a briefing on Tropical Storm Lando at the NDRRMC Operations Center last October 16, 2015. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

NDRRMC on red alert over Typhoon Lando

Oct 16, 2015 - 1:27 PM

UPDATED Typhoon Lando Koppu continues to gain strength as it moves towards the Aurora Isabela area said state weather bureau PAGASA on at 10 am Friday October 16