Rappler's latest stories on severe tropical storm Vinta
(UPDATED) Nearly 140,000 Vinta victims are expected to welcome the new year homeless
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte vows to fast-track rehabilitation in Vinta-hit areas, but are the funds for handling disasters in 2017 enough?
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The village chief says he instructed residents to evacuate but they didn't listen. There are 16 other residents still missing.
'Japan stands with the Philippines in overcoming this time of difficulties. Japan is ready to provide assistance needed by your country,' says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Vinta (Tembin), the Philippines' 22nd tropical cyclone for 2017, exits the Philippine Area of Responsibility a day before Christmas
Typhoon Vinta (Tembin) has maximum winds of 120 km/h and gustiness of up to 145 km/h. Southern Palawan is under signal no. 1.
Vinta (Tembin) slightly strengthens as it hits Balabac, Palawan, with maximum winds of 105 km/h and gustiness of up to 145 km/h
Vinta (Tembin) now has maximum winds of 100 km/h and gustiness of up to 135 km/h
Severe Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin) could make landfall in southern Palawan on Saturday evening, December 23
(5th UPDATE) Northern Mindanao police say 135 people have died in the region alone. Around 50 others in the Zamboanga Peninsula and 18 in Lanao del Sur are also reported dead.
Located near the coastline and the Cugman river, the flooded area has been identified as an area highly susceptible to flooding even before Vinta's landfall
(UPDATED) The Philippine Coast Guard says the biggest number of stranded passengers was in Central Visayas, at 2,461
Over two dozen areas in Mindanao and the Visayas are under signal numbers 1 and 2 early Friday morning, December 22
As of 6 am on Friday, December 22, Vinta (Tembin) is already in the vicinity of Monkayo, Compostela Valley
Vinta (Tembin) makes landfall in Cateel, Davao Oriental at 1:45 am on Friday, December 22
Severe Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin) is set to make landfall in Surigao del Sur early Friday, December 22