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Storm Lester becomes a hurricane in the Pacific – US monitor

Aug 27, 2016 - 1:00 PM

There are no coastal watches or warnings because Lester is moving west into the Pacific says the US National Hurricane Center

This NASA-NOAA GOES West satellite image shows Tropical Storm Lester in the Pacific Ocean off of Mexico on August 25, 2016 at 1445 UTC. The storm is heading towards the Pacific, and has strengthened into a hurricane on Friday. NOAA-NASA GOES Project / AFP

Navy rescues 102 tourists stranded in Masbate

Feb 10, 2016 - 7:38 PM

The local tourists mostly from Metro Manila are on a 3 day island hopping activity and get stranded on Sombrero Island

RESCUED. More than 100 tourists are stranded in Sombrero Island, Burias, Masbate, on February 9, 2016, after they refuse to heed gale warning. Navy officers rescue them. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Rainy, cloudy Monday as Domeng enters PH

Apr 06, 2014 - 7:15 PM

2nd UPDATE The effects of the tropical storm would be felt by Monday morning said PAGASA; Domeng is forecast to make landfall on Wednesday

Satellite image of Domeng as of April 6, 11 pm. Courtesy of PAGASA

Basyang now over West PH Sea; 3 areas under Signal No. 1

Feb 01, 2014 - 5:49 PM

Basyang is forecast to be outside PAR by Sunday afternoon PAGASA says

Satellite image of Basyang (Kajiki) as of 4:32 pm, courtesy of PAGASA

At least 200 believed dead in Eastern Samar

Nov 09, 2013 - 8:21 PM

Eastern Samar Representative Ben Evardone says as of 8 pm Saturday most of the casualties were reported to be from the municipality of Hernani

Storm signal no. 4 in PH history

Nov 07, 2013 - 5:28 PM

Since 1991 there have been 14 previous instances when Signal No 4 was raised in the country

Photos from AFP

Britain braces for worst storm in a decade

Oct 27, 2013 - 11:18 PM

Britain was braced or its worst storm in a decade with heavy rain and winds of more than 80 miles 130 kilometers an hour set to batter the south of the country

STORM. Large waves break against barriers on the seafront in southern England as a storm builds up. AFP file photo

LPA spotted east of Mindanao

Jun 26, 2013 - 5:17 PM

Low pressure area still far from land; intertropical convergence zone bringing rain to Mindanao Eastern Visayas

PAGASA monitoring new LPA

Sep 20, 2012 - 6:50 AM

A Low Pressure Area LPA was spotted 1 120 km east of souther Luzon on September 20 PAGASA said

MTSAT ENHANCED-IR satellite image, 5.32 am, September 20. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Pagasa: Potential storm enters PH

Aug 11, 2012 - 6:56 PM

UPDATED The Philippines braces for a potential storm having barely recovered from the flooding caused by a recent monsoon rain