Typhoon Tisoy - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Typhoon Tisoy


Kusog Bicolandia pushes for independent Bicol power grid

Dec 26, 2019 - 5:13 PM

‘We are wondering why we need to get electricity from the Tayabas station of NGCP when we can tap directly from Tiwi or BacMan geothermal power plants,’ the regional political party says

POWER SOURCE. Officials of Energy Development Corporation show off to members of the local media in Legazpi the facilities of BacMan geothermal field in Manito town. Bicol is producing clean and renewable energy from two geothermal plants in Tiwi and Bacon Manito geothermal plants but 70 percent of Albayanos remain powerless after typhoon Tisoy occurence. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Albay governor asks mayors to correct 'bloated' typhoon damage reports

Dec 18, 2019 - 5:11 PM

Albay Governor Al Francis Bichara says the provincial government is 'counterchecking' the Typhoon Tisoy damage reports of the local government units

ALBAY GOV. Albay Governor Al Bichara addresses the regional peace and order council. Photo from the Facebook page of Gov. Al Bichara

LOOK: After Typhoon Tisoy, surfers in Sorsogon join hands in clean-up drive

Dec 14, 2019 - 11:13 PM

Cleanup drives, however, are not new to them. The group has been doing cleanup activities every day.

LOOK: Christmas village brings holiday cheer to Legazpi City

Dec 14, 2019 - 4:38 PM

The Christmas village in Sawangan Waterfront Park cheers up Bicolanos affected by Typhoon Tisoy

Photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia

Local water districts of Matnog town damaged by Typhoon Tisoy

Dec 10, 2019 - 4:20 PM

'Our residents need to walk for several kilometers to go to Barangay Sinibaran, where a water fall is located, to get water,' says a village leader

REBUILDING. Residents of Matnog town, Sorsogon start rebuilding their home damaged during the onslaught of Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri). Photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia

Robredo’s Angat Buhay donates P4.58-million relief to Tisoy victims in Bicol

Dec 10, 2019 - 9:06 AM

Angat Buhay and its partner organizations donate sacks of rice, hygiene kits, and an undisclosed amount of financial assistance to typhoon-hit areas in the region

HELP AFTER TISOY. Vice President Leni Robredo hands out the hygiene kits in communities in Albay and Sorsogon, where her office extended relief assistance to families affected by the typhoon. Photo by Charlie Villegas/OVP

Cebu Pacific to deliver donations for Typhoon Tisoy victims for free

Dec 06, 2019 - 7:10 PM

Donors will have to get an endorsement from the Department of the Interior and Local Government for Cebu Pacific to accommodate their cargo

RELIEF GOODS NEEDED. Residents affected by Typhoon Tisoy are in urgent need of food items and shelter repair materials, among others. File photo from Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Legazpi Airport rehabilitation could take up to 40 days

Dec 05, 2019 - 11:42 PM

While the rehabilitation is ongoing, the airport's international arrival area will be used as its interim pre-departure area

MAJOR DAMAGE. The Legazpi Airport passenger terminal was heavily damaged when Typhoon Tisoy made landfall in Sorsogon last December 2. Photo by Simvale Sayat/AFP

Tisoy weakens into tropical depression as it leaves PAR

Dec 05, 2019 - 12:30 PM

Though Tisoy (Kammuri) is no longer inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility, there may still be heavy rain due to the surge of the northeast monsoon and the tail-end of a cold front

At least 13 dead due to Tisoy in Mimaropa, Eastern Visayas, Calabarzon

Dec 05, 2019 - 11:40 AM

Tisoy (Kammuri) also causes P811.5 million worth of damage to agriculture in Bicol and Oriental Mindoro

The municipality of Naujan, Mindoro Oriental conducted clearing operations due to severe weather conditions from Typhoon Tisoy. National roads of Naujan are now passable for motorists. #TisoyPH. Photos from Mdrrmo Naujan

Tisoy weakens into tropical storm, but PAGASA warns of northeast monsoon

Dec 05, 2019 - 12:10 AM

Tisoy (Kammuri) is no longer directly affecting the Philippines, but the northeast monsoon is seen to bring heavy rain to Northern Luzon until Thursday, December 5

Duterte to visit Bicol as Typhoon Tisoy leaves agriculture, housing damage

Dec 04, 2019 - 11:39 PM

The damage to fisheries and livestock in Sorsogon province alone is estimated at nearly P700 million

ALBAY HIT. Strong winds and heavy rain toppled electrical posts, trees, and debris in Legazpi, Albay, blocking roads in some areas across Bicol after Typhoon Tisoy battered the region for nearly 8 hours. Photos from Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Robredo to visit, give aid to Typhoon Tisoy victims in Bicol

Dec 04, 2019 - 8:05 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo says her anti-poverty program Angat Buhay will help provide housing materials and potable drinking water to typhoon victims

AFTERMATH. Typhoon Tisoy causes flooding at Barangay Basud in Polangui, Albay on December 3, 2019. File photo by Sheyla Agawa

Areas under state of calamity due to Typhoon Tisoy

Dec 04, 2019 - 7:15 PM

Here is a list of areas placed under a state of calamity due to Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) in December 2019

Strong winds and heavy rain toppled electrical posts, trees and debris in Legazpi, Albay, blocking roads in some areas across Bicol after Typhoon Tisoy battered the region for nearly 8 hours. Photos from Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Tisoy moving away, no more areas under wind signals

Dec 04, 2019 - 12:50 PM

But the northeast monsoon is still affecting parts of Luzon, so there could be some rain and gusty conditions on Wednesday, December 4

#ReliefPH: Help victims of Typhoon Tisoy

Dec 04, 2019 - 11:36 AM

(4th UPDATE) Here's how you can help people affected by Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri)

Tisoy weakens into severe tropical storm

Dec 04, 2019 - 7:25 AM

Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) is downgraded to a severe tropical storm while making its way out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility early Wednesday, December 4

Typhoon Tisoy over West PH Sea, weather seen to improve December 4

Dec 04, 2019 - 12:40 AM

PAGASA says conditions are expected to improve beginning Wednesday, December 4, as Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) is moving away from the Philippines

Typhoon Tisoy maintains strength over Mindoro Strait

Dec 03, 2019 - 9:40 PM

Only the northern part of Occidental Mindoro remains under Signal No. 3 as of 8 pm on Tuesday, December 3. Metro Manila is still under Signal No. 2.

IN PHOTOS: Typhoon Tisoy causes floods, damage in parts of Samar Island

Dec 03, 2019 - 8:52 PM

Netizens share photos of the aftermath of #TisoyPH in Samar and Northern Samar provinces

LOOK: Brgy Cagogobngan in Catubig, Northern Samar is experiencing severe flooding due to Typhoon Tisoy on Tuesday, December 3. #TisoyPH Photo by Jerry James D. Acdang

Typhoon Tisoy leaves 600 families homeless in Albay

Dec 03, 2019 - 7:48 PM

Albay remains powerless while communication lines are were also affected by typhoon

AFTERMATH. Residents of coastal villages in Legazpi City are left homeless by Typhoon Tisoy after barreling for province of Albay for 8 hours from Monday, December 2, until Tuesday morning, December 3, 2019. Photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia/Rappler

Isolated Occidental Mindoro island fears storm surge, appeals for help

Dec 03, 2019 - 7:23 PM

Lubang Municipal Administrator Willy Bleza says their food packs will last only until Wednesday morning, December 4

EVACUATION. Families on Lubang Island start evacuation the night of December 2, 2019, before Typhoon Tisoy's landfall. Photo courtesy of Lubang Municipal Administrator Willy Blez

Typhoon Tisoy exits landmass via Occidental Mindoro

Dec 03, 2019 - 6:40 PM

Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) is already 110 kilometers northwest of San Jose, Occidental Mindoro, or 135 kilometers north of Coron, Palawan, as of late Tuesday afternoon, December 3

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Dec 03, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Wednesday, December 4, 2019

#WeSwimAsOne trends as Filipino workers brave Typhoon Tisoy

Dec 03, 2019 - 4:33 PM

Workers who have to be on duty share funny tweets and memes about their situation while others give words of encouragement and some safety reminders

Typhoon Tisoy makes 4th landfall in Oriental Mindoro

Dec 03, 2019 - 3:20 PM

Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) further weakens as it begins to cross the northern parts of the Mindoro provinces early Tuesday afternoon, December 3

Kalamidad at social media

Dec 03, 2019 - 3:12 PM

Kailangan lang mai-channel ang ating pagkahumaling sa social media for the greater good, lalo na para sa mga nasalanta at naapektuhan ng bagyo. Puwedeng mag-fundraising, puwedeng makibalita sa relief operations.

IN PHOTOS: Typhoon Tisoy leaves trail of destruction across Bicol

Dec 03, 2019 - 2:11 PM

Several buildings, trees, and electrical posts across the Bicol region are damaged after Typhoon Tisoy lashed the Philippines with fierce winds and heavy rain

DAMAGE. Several areas in Guinobatan, Albay face damage due to Typhoon Tisoy on Tuesday, December 3. Photo by Guinobatan Mayor Ann Gemma Ongjoco

Typhoon Tisoy heading for Batangas-Oriental Mindoro area

Dec 03, 2019 - 12:30 PM

PAGASA says Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) has made landfall thrice, so far – in Sorsogon, Masbate, and Marinduque

Bicam meetings on 2020 budget to push through despite Typhoon Tisoy

Dec 03, 2019 - 10:20 AM

House appropriations committee chair Isidro Ungab and Senate finance committee chair Juan Edgardo Angara will meet to settle contentious provisions of the House and Senate versions of the 2020 general appropriations bill

CLOSED DOOR MEETING. Senate committee on finance chair Juan Edgardo Angara and House committee on appropriations chair Isidro Ungab will meet to discuss the proposed 2020 budget on December 3, 2019. Photo from Ungab's Facebook page

Typhoon Tisoy off Quezon's Bondoc Peninsula, bringing fierce winds, rain

Dec 03, 2019 - 9:25 AM

The eyewall of Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) is bringing violent winds and heavy to intense rain over the southern part of Quezon, Marinduque, and Romblon early Tuesday morning, December 3

Will Typhoon Tisoy affect SEA Games 2019?

Dec 03, 2019 - 9:25 AM

The 2019 Southeast Asian Games won't be extended even as organizers postpone several events due to Typhoon Tisoy

ADJUSTMENT. Organizers adjust the schedule of several games like beach volleyball as the typhoon is expected to hit Tuesday. Photo by Marga Deona/Rappler

LOOK: Legazpi Airport sustains heavy damage due to Typhoon Tisoy

Dec 03, 2019 - 8:58 AM

Albay Governor Al Francis Bichara says they will inspect the airport facilities soon as weather in the province improves

A view of the destroyed wall of the passenger terminal in Legaspi City, Albay province, south of Manila on December 3, 2019, after Typhoon Kamurri battered the province. - Typhoon Kammuri lashed the Philippines with fierce winds and heavy rain, as hundreds of thousands took refuge in shelters and the capital Manila prepared to shut down its international airport over safety concerns. (Photo by Simvale SAYAT / AFP)

Typhoon Tisoy slightly weakens, now over Burias Island

Dec 03, 2019 - 6:30 AM

While Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) is slightly weaker, the peak of rain from the typhoon is still expected on Tuesday, December 3

Typhoon Tisoy makes landfall in Sorsogon

Dec 02, 2019 - 11:55 PM

(UPDATED) Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) hits Gubat, Sorsogon, at 11 pm on Monday, December 2

FALSE: Meralco 'to cut power' ahead of Typhoon Tisoy

Dec 02, 2019 - 10:21 PM

The power company says it 'will not shut off power to any unaffected area'

Screenshot of false claim on Monday, December 2, about Meralco 'cutting power' ahead of Typhoon Tisoy

Typhoon Tisoy further intensifies ahead of landfall in Sorsogon

Dec 02, 2019 - 9:10 PM

Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) is about to hit Sorsogon on Monday evening, December 2, packing maximum winds of 165 km/h and gustiness of up to 230 km/h

NAIA terminals to close for 12 hours on December 3 due to Typhoon Tisoy

Dec 02, 2019 - 8:30 PM

Stranded passengers are advised to stay home and avoid going to the airport

CLOSED. The Ninoy Aquino International Airport terminals will be closed for 12 hours on December 3, due to the expected winds and rains brought about by Typhoon Tisoy. Photo from NAIA Wikipedia page

Annoyed by NDRRMC alerts about Typhoon Tisoy? Twitter users sound off

Dec 02, 2019 - 7:58 PM

You're not alone. But these alerts are helpful!

Canceled flights due to Typhoon Tisoy

Dec 02, 2019 - 7:20 PM

Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) disrupts air travel in December 2019. Check the list of canceled domestic and international flights here.

Typhoon Tisoy eyewall hits Northern Samar; landfall set in Albay-Sorsogon

Dec 02, 2019 - 6:50 PM

The eyewall or 'ring of cumulonimbus clouds' surrounding the eye of Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) brings intense rainfall and violent winds to Northern Samar late Monday afternoon, December 2

LOOK: How local government units prepare for Typhoon Tisoy

Dec 02, 2019 - 4:44 PM

(UPDATED) Different local government units prepare for Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) by evacuating residents ahead of its landfall

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Dec 02, 2019 - 4:40 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Tuesday, December 3, 2019

'Threat increases' as Typhoon Tisoy nears Northern Samar, Albay, Sorsogon

Dec 02, 2019 - 3:50 PM

Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) is expected to make landfall in Albay, Sorsogon, or Northern Samar between Monday evening, December 2, and early Tuesday morning, December 3

Luzon, Visayas cops now on full alert as Typhoon Tisoy nears

Dec 02, 2019 - 2:22 PM

Philippine National Police officer-in-charge Lieutenant General Archie Gamboa also orders cops to 'preposition' themselves near high-risk areas along coastlines and riverbanks

FULL ALERT. Leaves are canceled for cops in Luzon and Visayas. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

PH Coast Guard suspends maritime activities due to Typhoon Tisoy

Dec 02, 2019 - 1:27 PM

The Philippine Coast Guard will also deploy rescue personnel to flood-prone areas in Metro Manila

NO MARITIME TRIPS. Philippine Coast Guard spokesman Captain Armand Balilo advised those taking maritime trips to postpone their travels until after Typhoon Tisoy passes. File photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

Typhoon Tisoy's outer rainbands begin affecting Bicol, Eastern Visayas

Dec 02, 2019 - 12:30 PM

Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) slightly accelerates late Monday morning, December 2, less than a day away from its projected landfall in Catanduanes, Albay, or Sorsogon

As Typhoon Tisoy nears, Signal No. 3 in more areas, No. 2 in Metro Manila

Dec 02, 2019 - 9:30 AM

Much of Luzon and the Visayas are on alert for Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri), which is 275 kilometers east of Virac, Catanduanes, early Monday morning, December 2

Signal No. 3 up in Catanduanes as Typhoon Tisoy slightly intensifies

Dec 02, 2019 - 6:20 AM

Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) is already 355 kilometers east of Virac, Catanduanes, early Monday, December 2. It gains more strength.

Much of Luzon, Visayas with signal nos. as Typhoon Tisoy approaches

Dec 02, 2019 - 12:45 AM

Signal Nos. 1 and 2 are raised in dozens of areas as of 11 pm on Sunday, December 1, with Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) making its way toward land