fung-wong - updates

Rappler's latest stories on fung-wong


Sarah leaves PAR, weakens into low pressure area

Nov 23, 2019 - 11:55 AM

Sarah (Fung-wong), the Philippines' 19th tropical cyclone for 2019, leaves the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Saturday, November 23

Sarah downgraded to tropical depression ahead of exit from PAR

Nov 23, 2019 - 6:00 AM

Sarah (Fung-wong) continues to weaken early Saturday, November 23, before leaving the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Sarah weakens into tropical storm; northeast monsoon affects parts of Luzon

Nov 22, 2019 - 11:50 AM

Tropical Storm Sarah (Fung-wong) is moving away, but the northeast monsoon is causing light to moderate rain and rough seas in parts of Luzon on Friday, November 22

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

'#ZeroCasualty during disasters not just about numbers'

Oct 08, 2014 - 10:39 PM

UPDATED Zero casualty means everybody must not only live but must also have equal chances during disasters says Albay Governor Joey Salceda

MORE THAN NUMBERS. NDRRMC Executive Director Alexander Pama and Albay Governor Joey Salceda talk about pursuing zero casualty during disasters. Photos from Albay Governor Joey Salceda's Facebook account

Salceda to NCR mayors: What happens to disaster funds?

Oct 08, 2014 - 4:38 PM

Albay Governor Joey Salceda urges local governments to follow the law and mount funds for disaster risk reduction in their area

18 YEARS. Governor Joey Salceda says zero casualty is a clear goal of Albay even before a disaster strikes. Photo from Albay Governor Joey Salceda's Facebook account

Int'l aid groups urge PH gov't: Learn from Ondoy, review DRRM law

Sep 27, 2014 - 2:00 PM

For us to learn the lessons from Ondoy the government must seriously take into account the vulnerabilities of individuals and communities in terms of poverty gender age

Project Agos: Pregnant woman, HIV patient rescued

Sep 24, 2014 - 8:55 PM

Using Rappler s disaster information system netizens help send rescuers to a trapped family a woman in labor and an HIV patient on an emergency during Tropical Storm Mario Fung Wong

Philippines, China urged to help each other in disasters

Sep 24, 2014 - 5:29 PM

The two countries after all share disasters even as they remain in a dispute over the South China Sea say an ASEAN official and a Chinese media executive

'SHARED' BY ASEAN, CHINA. During Tropical Storm Mario (Fung-Wong) in September 2014, a young boy wades through a flooded street in Marikina City in the Philippines. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Occasional rain over Northern Luzon on Monday

Sep 21, 2014 - 6:02 PM

Tropical Storm Mario Fung Wong was estimated at 261 km north northwest of Itbayat Batanes as of 5pm Sunday

Tropical storm Fung-Wong lashes Taiwan, killing 1

Sep 21, 2014 - 1:55 PM

UPDATED Tropical storm Fung Wong which left 10 dead in the Philippines pounded Taiwan with torrential downpours and powerful winds killing one person and forcing the cancellation of dozens of flights and ferry services


Taiwan braces for tropical storm Fung-Wong

Sep 20, 2014 - 7:45 PM

Authorities urge people in low laying areas to take precautions against flooding

HEADING TO TAIWAN. A handout satellite image provided by the Taiwan Central Weather Bureau, shows the progress of Typhoon Fung-Wong (Pheonix) approaching Taiwan from the Philippines, September 20, 2014. Photo by Central Weather Bureau Handout/EPA

Cancelled flights: Saturday, September 20

Sep 20, 2014 - 3:20 PM

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#MarioPH: At least 6 dead, 1 missing

Sep 20, 2014 - 9:52 AM

2nd UPDATE At least 403 evacuation centers are serving 45 255 families or 206 368 persons in areas affected by Tropical Storm Mario

SEVERE FLOODING. Residents of University, Potrero Malabon city evacuates their home for their safety. File photo by Kevin dela Cruz/Rappler

#MarioPH: Rainfall alerts in parts of Central Luzon

Sep 19, 2014 - 9:45 PM

Rainfall alert in at least 3 provinces in Central Luzon is raised despite the storm s slight weakening Warning alerts in other areas on the other hand have been lowered

Rappler Newscast | September 19, 2014

Sep 19, 2014 - 8:44 PM

Tropical storm Mario triggers flooding in Luzon UNDOF sends Filipino troops home Scotland rejects independence stays in the UK

#MarioPH: 25 evacuation centers in affected areas

Sep 19, 2014 - 1:36 PM

The social welfare department has recorded 94 747 families or 436 539 persons affected by the typhoon but only 1 in every 100 is in evacuation centers

#MarioPH: Flooded Metro Manila areas, September 19

Sep 19, 2014 - 1:25 PM

Floods in some areas have already subsided according to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority

La Mesa dam hits spilling level

Sep 19, 2014 - 11:20 AM

As of 10:30 am on Friday September 19 the La Mesa dam in Quezon City poured excess water into the Tullahan river which cuts through Quezon City Malabon Valenzuela and Caloocan

PSE suspends trading over tropical storm Mario

Sep 19, 2014 - 10:05 AM

The Philippine Stock Exchange announcement comes after a Palace order to suspend government work in areas affected by tropical storm Mario

Cancelled flights: Friday, September 19

Sep 19, 2014 - 8:24 AM

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More than 20 flights have been cancelled in the Philippines on Friday, September 19. This photo shows passengers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3. Photo by Amir Mawallil /

Mario-affected monsoon brings rain to central PH

Sep 18, 2014 - 9:10 AM

UPDATED Storm signal number 1 has been raised in four Luzon provinces