Typhoon haima - updates

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Will Typhoon Ompong be the same as Super Typhoon Lawin?

Sep 12, 2018 - 11:00 PM

Like Lawin, Ompong is set to hit Northern Luzon and might intensify into a super typhoon. Here's how they might be similar.

Photo by Aj Ponce

Bring disaster preparedness down to communities – DILG exec

Jul 09, 2017 - 8:35 AM

DILG undersecretary Austere Panadero says it is crucial to bring preparation down to the community and family levels

Day 2 of the AGOS Summit on Disater Preparedness at the SM Aura Samsung Hall in Taguig on July 8, 2017. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Senate donates P28M to typhoon-hit Cagayan

Dec 21, 2016 - 8:35 PM

The donation according to the provincial public information officer was taken from the Senate s savings this year

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Cagayan needs Yolanda-like rehab plan – Governor Mamba

Nov 06, 2016 - 11:20 PM

Super Typhoon Lawin Haima left P5 7 billion worth of damage to agriculture and P2 8 billion worth of damage to infrastructure in Cagayan

#LawinPH: Being prepared saved lives

Nov 01, 2016 - 7:35 AM

The change of behavior in terms of disaster preparedness has saved a lot of lives and caused less destruction says Plan International County Director Dennis O’Brien

DISASTER PROOF. Residents of Baggao, Cagayan return to their farms after Super Typhoon Lawin hit in October 2016. Photo courtesy of Plan International

Bayanihan spirit alive in Cagayan during, after Lawin

Oct 25, 2016 - 10:00 PM

In the aftermath of Super Typhoon Lawin Haima members of some of the hardest hit communities and volunteers are coming together for relief and recovery efforts

Rodrigo Duterte, United States, Twitter | 6PM wRap

Oct 25, 2016 - 9:31 PM

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Duterte: No strings attached in Lawin aid from China

Oct 25, 2016 - 11:45 AM

It s completely out of benevolence says Duterte about the almost P90 million in aid from China for Super Typhoon Lawin Haima recovery efforts

AID FROM CHINA. President Duterte and Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jinhua meet in Malacañang Palace on October 24, 2016. Photo by ALBERT ALCAIN/ Presidential Photo

US-PH relations, Antonio Trillanes, North Korea | 6PM wRap

Oct 24, 2016 - 8:16 PM

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Regional officials: Lawin left 15 dead in Cordillera

Oct 24, 2016 - 4:55 PM

Kalinga Apayao and Mountain Province are all under a state of calamity due to Super Typhoon Lawin Haima

AFTERMATH. Some barangays in Pinukpuk, Kalinga became inaccessible due to Super Typhoon Lawin (Haima), according to Kalinga Vice Governor James Edduba. Photo from Edduba's Facebook page

US-PH relations, Rodrigo Duterte, Philippine Air Force | 12PM wRap

Oct 24, 2016 - 2:07 PM

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Duterte visits typhoon-hit Cagayan, Isabela

Oct 23, 2016 - 5:30 PM

UPDATED President Rodrigo Duterte vows assistance for farmers who lost their crops due to Super Typhoon Lawin Haima

13 barangays in Peñablanca still isolated due to Lawin

Oct 22, 2016 - 1:50 PM

Floods destroy two bridges cutting off the barangays and making it difficult to transport relief supplies

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Kalinga under state of calamity due to Lawin

Oct 22, 2016 - 11:45 AM

Provincial authorities say Super Typhoon Lawin Haima left at least 6 people dead in Kalinga while a total of 8 080 persons are affected

WATCH: Tuguegarao evacuees ask for food, clothes after Lawin

Oct 22, 2016 - 7:10 AM

At least 20 000 homes are partially destroyed in Cagayan with another 6 900 completely damaged

4 dead, 36,000 affected by Lawin in Cagayan

Oct 21, 2016 - 7:11 PM

About 36 000 people in 25 towns and 148 villages barangays are affected by the typhoon The provincial government says the number could still increase as some reports from other towns have yet to reach them

TUGUEGARAO. Motorists pass fallen street lights destroyed by super typhoon Haima in Tuguegarao City, Cagayan province, north of Manila on October 21, 2016. Photo by Ted Aljibe / AFP

Hong Kong in lockdown as Typhoon Haima nears

Oct 21, 2016 - 12:22 PM

The Hong Kong Observatory issues a Number 8 storm signal – the 3rd highest warning level – early Friday October 21 forecasting strong winds and rain

HAIMA IN HONG KONG. Waves crash against a wall as man takes photos while looking out to the rough waters of Victoria harbor as Typhoon Haima approaches Hong Kong on October 21, 2016, during a typhoon signal number eight warning. Photo by  Anthony Wallace/AFP

Some Ilocanos go home after Lawin devastation

Oct 20, 2016 - 9:59 PM

Some of the evacuees prefer staying in the centers because electricity has not been fully revived in the whole province

HOME SWEET HOME. Evacuees at Laoag, Ilocos Norte about to ride a coaster to go home after the onslaught of typhoon Lawin on Thursday, October 20. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

Lawin kills at least 12 in PH

Oct 20, 2016 - 9:17 PM

UPDATED Lawin International name Haima roars across mountain and farming communities of the northern regions of the main island of Luzon overnight

LAWIN. Children play amongst their destroyed houses after Typhoon Lawin (Haima) hit their homes near San Pablo town, Isabela province, north of Manila on October 20, 2016. Photo by Ted Aljibe/ AFP

Typhoon Lawin leaves PH Area of Responsibility

Oct 20, 2016 - 6:50 PM

Ilocos Norte Ilocos Sur La Union and Abra remain under signal no 1 however as they are affected by the outer bands of the typhoon

Satellite image as of October 20, 6 pm. Image courtesy of NOAA

#RoadAlert: 34 road sections closed due to Typhoon Lawin

Oct 20, 2016 - 4:55 PM

Clearing operations are ongoing for the affected road sections according to the Department of Public Works and Highways

IMPASSABLE ROADS. Hours before Typhoon Lawin made landfall on Wednesday, October 19, this road in Tuguegarao was already impassable due to swollen Pinacanuan River. File photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Floods, fallen trees in Ilocos Sur

Oct 20, 2016 - 2:55 PM

The national road in Ilocos Sur leading further north to Vigan City and Ilocos Norte is flooded Fallen trees and other debris also line the road

Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

Typhoon Lawin, US embassy dispersal, Duterte in China | 12PM wRap

Oct 20, 2016 - 2:52 PM

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Typhoon Lawin: Telco services down in parts of Northern Luzon

Oct 20, 2016 - 11:55 AM

UPDATED Globe Telecom and PLDT report voice call and data service disruptions in selected areas in Abra Cagayan Kalinga as well as parts of Ilocos Norte and Apayao


Typhoon Lawin weakens as it starts moving away from PH

Oct 20, 2016 - 11:35 AM

The typhoon is already off the coast of Ilocos Norte as of late Thursday morning October 20

Satellite image as of October 20, 10:30 am. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Some La Union coastal dwellers stay put as Lawin hits

Oct 20, 2016 - 10:45 AM

Local officials say there are no reports of casualties in the province of La Union as of Thursday morning October 20

Lawin slightly weakens; some still under signal no. 3

Oct 20, 2016 - 9:05 AM

Typhoon Lawin Haima continues to weaken hours after making landfall in Cagayan but several provinces remain under signal no 3

Tuguegarao mayor: Lawin damaged some evacuation centers

Oct 20, 2016 - 6:25 AM

The strong winds however prevented authorities from immediately responding Mayor Jefferson Soriano tells Rappler

Lawin weakens into typhoon, but still 'destructive'

Oct 20, 2016 - 5:55 AM

Several areas are still under signal numbers 1 to 4 as Typhoon Lawin Haima crosses land

Satellite image as of October 20, 5 am. Image courtesy of NOAA

Super Typhoon Lawin makes landfall in Cagayan

Oct 19, 2016 - 11:46 PM

After making landfall Lawin Haima will cross Ilocos Norte and Apayao

Satellite image as of October 19, 11 pm. Image courtesy of NOAA

6 areas under signal no. 5 ahead of Lawin's landfall

Oct 19, 2016 - 8:50 PM

Cagayan Isabela Kalinga Apayao northern Abra and Ilocos Norte are closest to the eye of Super Typhoon Lawin Haima

Satellite image as of October 19, 7:30 pm. Image courtesy of NOAA

Ilocos Norte braces for Super Typhoon Lawin

Oct 19, 2016 - 7:35 PM

The super typhoon is expected to cross Ilocos Norte and Apayao after it makes landfall in the Cagayan Isabela area

SIGN UP: DSWD needs volunteers for #LawinPH relief packing efforts

Oct 19, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Sign up here if you or your organization wish to help in packing additional relief goods for those affected by Super Typhoon Lawin

Super Typhoon Lawin 'may be catastrophic'

Oct 19, 2016 - 6:05 PM

Ano po ang mararanasan po nila areas under signal number 5 ? Delubyo po Hindi nalalayo sa pinsala ng Yolanda warns PAGASA forecaster Aldczar Aurelio

Satellite image as of October 19, 5 pm. Image courtesy of NOAA

Storm surge advisories up in Cagayan, Isabela due to Lawin

Oct 19, 2016 - 5:01 PM

Project NOAH raises Storm Surge Advisory 1 in a number of municipalities in the two provinces which are under signal no 5

LIVE BLOG: Super Typhoon Lawin (Haima)

Oct 19, 2016 - 3:30 PM

Live updates on Typhoon Lawin Haima October 2016

Super Typhoon Lawin, United Nations, Obama and Trump | 12PM wRap

Oct 19, 2016 - 3:04 PM

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Super Typhoon Lawin: Signal no. 5 in Cagayan, Isabela

Oct 19, 2016 - 3:00 PM

Lawin Haima strengthens into a super typhoon and threatens to bring destruction

Lawin: Signal no. 4 in southern Cagayan, Isabela

Oct 19, 2016 - 12:05 PM

Typhoon Lawin Haima is set to become a super typhoon ahead of its landfall in the Cagayan Isabela area The two provinces are expected to be under signal no 5

6 areas under signal no. 3 as Lawin strengthens again

Oct 19, 2016 - 9:05 AM

Cagayan Isabela Kalinga Apayao Ifugao and Mt Province are all under signal no 3 as Typhoon Lawin Haima makes its way to Northern Luzon

Satellite image as of October 19, 8 am. Image courtesy of PAGASA

13 areas under signal no. 2 as Lawin intensifies

Oct 19, 2016 - 5:55 AM

17 areas including Metro Manila are under signal no 1 Typhoon Lawin Haima now has maximum winds of up to 205 km h and gustiness of up to 255 km h

Lawin intensifies; more areas under warning signals

Oct 19, 2016 - 12:20 AM

The typhoon now has maximum winds of up to 195 km h and gustiness of up to 240 km h It is still expected to become a super typhoon

Bilibid verdict, Marcos burial, Typhoon Lawin | 6PM wRap

Oct 18, 2016 - 9:03 PM

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Typhoon Lawin: Cagayan prepares for 'worst-case scenario'

Oct 18, 2016 - 7:05 PM

The Cagayan provincial government will begin the forced evacuation of residents in low lying and coastal areas on Wednesday to ensure public safety

DISASTER PREPAREDNESS. Cagayan officials meet on preparations for Typhoon Lawin (Haima) on October 18, 2016. Photo courtesy of the Cagayan Provincial Information Office

Lawin could become super typhoon before landfall

Oct 18, 2016 - 5:50 PM

Signal number 4 or 5 might also be raised in Cagayan including the Calayan Group of Islands Apayao Ilocos Norte and northern Isabela on Wednesday night October 19

Lawin speeds up; more areas under signal no. 1

Oct 18, 2016 - 11:45 AM

The powerful typhoon maintains its strength with maximum winds of up to 185 km h and gustiness of up to 230 km h

4 areas under signal no. 1 as strong Lawin intensifies

Oct 18, 2016 - 8:50 AM

Typhoon Lawin Haima is still 1 075 kilometers east of Daet Camarines Norte but it has a huge 700 km diameter

Typhoon Lawin maintains strength, direction

Oct 17, 2016 - 11:30 PM

Lawin which is expected to affect parts of Luzon still has maximum winds of up to 175 km h and gustiness of up to 215 km h

Typhoon Lawin 'much stronger' than Karen

Oct 17, 2016 - 6:50 PM

The new typhoon which entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility late Monday afternoon is expected to make landfall in the Cagayan area by Thursday morning

Satellite image as of October 17, 5:30 pm. Image courtesy of PAGASA

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