summer in the Philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on summer in the Philippines


PAGASA declares start of dry season in Philippines

Mar 20, 2020 - 4:10 PM

(UPDATED) Expect hotter days ahead as the Philippines' dry season begins

PAGASA declares start of dry season

Mar 22, 2019 - 1:50 PM

The state weather bureau advises everyone to 'take precautionary measures to minimize heat stress' and also 'optimize the daily use of water'

June 21 will have longest daytime, shortest night of 2018

Jun 21, 2018 - 2:45 PM

This is due to the summer solstice, or when the sun is 'directly over the Tropic of Cancer'

PAGASA declares start of summer

Apr 10, 2018 - 3:50 PM

The weather in the Philippines will generally be 'warmer and drier,' but isolated rains are still expected

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, that it could not declare the onset of the dry seaso yet because the northeast monsoon or 'hanging amihan' has not been terminated. PAGASA said dry season may officially be declared by April. Photo by DARREN LANGIT/Rappler

Meet the #SharePH travel ambassadors

Aug 08, 2017 - 11:23 AM

All winners will also receive a plaque of recognition and will be given front row seats at the annual Social Good Summit among other prizes

#SharePH Summer 2017 contest: What's your local travel adventure?

May 02, 2017 - 6:22 AM

UPDATED REGISTRATION HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL MAY 7 Join the SharePH Summer 2017 contest and tell us about your exciting trip through blogs photos and videos

Summer officially begins in the Philippines

Apr 05, 2017 - 8:25 PM

PAGASA says day to day weather will gradually become warmer and drier but there will still be isolated rainshowers

Surprises that make summer in PH unique

Mar 23, 2017 - 1:13 PM

On your next trip make sure to leave room for unexpected discoveries – they’ll make your experience more interesting

Duterte vs De Lima, PH economy, Olympics | 6PM wRap

Aug 18, 2016 - 7:42 PM

Watch the 6PM wRap with Maria Ressa

PH taekwondo Olympian Kirstie Alora faces 2008 gold medalist in first round

Aug 02, 2016 - 4:24 PM

The 26 year old Kirstie Alora is hoping to deliver a medal for the Philippines in the women’s 67 kg weight class

NO EASY TASK. Kirstie Alora has what it takes to win a medal at any stage, says her coach. But nothing will come easy in a tournament like the Olympics. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

PH Olympic contingent arrives in Rio

Jul 25, 2016 - 4:25 PM

The PH athletes arrive following a 25 hour trip with leaking pipes low water pressure and undersized beds as concerns in Athletes Village

SAFELY IN RIO. The Philippine delegation arrives safely in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the 2016 Olympics. Seen in the photo are some of the 12 Olympians before departure. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

POC president Cojuangco: We have a fighting chance in Rio

Jul 19, 2016 - 7:07 PM

I am genuinely excited about this Olympics says Cojuangco

FIGHTING CHANCE. The POC president reflects on the positivity from the Philippine President's send-off and the 'good athletes' the country will be sending to Rio. Photo by Rick Olivares/Rappler

How to keep kids energized this summer

Apr 21, 2015 - 9:44 PM

Don t let health risks get in the way of a joyful summer

Beat the heat: How to protect yourself with fruits this summer

Mar 31, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Fresh fruits can help you stay healthy in spite of the intense summer heat

PETA to offer summer theater programs

May 02, 2013 - 3:09 PM

The Philippine Educational Theater Association PETA continues to raise the value of theater and education through its annual summer program using its Integrated Theater Arts approach PETA’s approach includes the five different art disciplines in theater creative drama visual arts creative writing music and sounds and dance

EDUCATION THROUGH THEATER. The Philippine Educational Theater Association conducts an annual summer program to educate theater enthusiasts and budding thespians alike about the different disciplines involved in staging a play.

Prints de-light

Apr 18, 2012 - 10:24 AM

Colorful prints and light fabrics lift up a summer that s too hot for comfort

SUMMER LOVIN' Fashion and comfort need not be compromised even when the weather is crazy scorching hot.

Share your 'stoke' with us

Apr 03, 2012 - 3:03 PM

Rappler begins a series on surfing and other fun stories to share about our islands