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MMDA on red alert for Typhoon Ruby

The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is now on red alert in preparation for Typhoon Ruby's onslaught, with the agency's 600-strong …

Palace: Initial reports from natl govt team in Eastern Samar ‘encouraging’

As of 1 p.m. on Sunday, the National Government Frontline Team led by Interior Secretary Mar Roxas was on its way to Dolores, Eastern Samar, where …

Palo residents flee to Pope Francis Center

Even before it can be inaugurated by Pope Francis in January, a center in Palo town in Leyte named after the pontiff is already doing his work of …

Catholic church launches ‘solidarity appeal’ for Ruby-hit areas

The Catholic Church's social action arm on Saturday launched a "solidarity appeal" to dioceses to extend help to people hit hard by …

NDRRMC: At least 4 roads impassable due to Typhoon Ruby

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council on Sunday said there are impassable roads due to Typhoon Ruby (international name …

WATCH: 48,000 flee from Typhoon Ruby in Tacloban City

Evacuees reached 48,000 people in 81 evacuation centers in Tacloban City, Leyte 15 hours after Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit) made its landfall in the …

WATCH: News team trapped as Ruby wreaks havoc in Eastern Samar

Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit) wreaked havoc for 15 hours in the Samar provinces after making landfall last night, leaving floods and landslides in its wake. …

WATCH: Ruby’s wrath in Cebu, Northern Samar caught on cam

Citizen journalists were able to capture on video how Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit) lashed through some areas in the Visayas on Saturday night and Sunday …

IN PHOTOS: See the effects of Typhoon Ruby's wrath

A year after Super Typhoon Yolanda tore through the central part of the Philippines in less than a day, a weaker but still a strong typhoon Ruby …

NDRRMC: 2 confirmed dead in Ruby's wake; 11 provinces experiencing power outages

A one-year-old girl and a 65-year-old man were the first confirmed casualties of Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit), the National Disaster Risk Reduction and …

'Ruby' bumagal, magdadala ng ulan sa Metro Manila

Watch also in iWantv or TFC.tv<p>Makakaranas ng katamtaman hanggang malakas na ulan ang Metro Manila simula bukas dahil sa bagyong "Ruby." <b>Alamin ang</b> …

Typhoon Hagupit hits the Philippines - video

Nearly 1.7 million evacuated but relief as storm leaves area that damage and lives lost less than super-typhoon Haiyan<p>Published: 9 Dec 2014<p>The United Nations is working with crowdsourcing platform, MicroMappers, to assess how much destruction has been caused by the latest typhoon to hit the …

Eyewitness: Typhoon Haiyan, Philippines

#Brownoutparin: NGCP list of transmission lines affected by Ruby as of Sunday evening

At least 30 transmission lines are still affected by Typhoon Ruby as of Sunday evening, the National Grid Corp.  of the Philippines said. …

WATCH: Typhoon Ruby batters establishments, homes in Tacloban City

Ruby downed many electrical posts and damaged establishments and homes in downtown Tacloban.    Current top breaking Philippine headlines …

Ruby leaves 2,663 passengers stranded – PHL Coast Guard

A total of 2,663 passengers were stranded in various seaports on Sunday due to Typhoon Ruby, according to Philippine Coast Guard's 8 p.m. …

NDRRMC releases flood advisories in 9 regions

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) has flood advisories for areas near rivers and tributaries in nine regions …

DSWD ready to deliver relief goods

MANILA - The second wave of relief goods for families in evacuation centers in Western and Northern Samar is all set for deployment, Social Welfare …

Typhoon Ruby leaves at least 8 dead in Visayas

MANILA (UPDATED) - Typhoon Ruby (international name Hagupit) has left at least 8 people dead in the Visayas, authorities said late Sunday night.<p>The …

Natural Disasters

Typhoon Hagupit: at least three dead and a million evacuated in Philippines

At least three people have been killed and over a million evacuated after typhoon Hagupit tore into the Philippines this weekend, causing landslides, pummelling houses and stirring up gusts of 170kph (106mph) across the country’s central islands.<p>But the disaster-prone nation – which sees up to 20 …

Gov't work, classes suspended in NCR, nearby areas

MANILA - Malacanang has announced the suspension of classes in all levels, as well as government work on Monday, December 8 in Metro Manila, …

City Politics

Signal no. 2 raised in Metro Manila as 'Ruby' nears

MANILA -- Public storm warning signal number 2 was raised over Metro Manila Sunday night as Typhoon Ruby moves closer to Oriental Mindoro, state …

Weather

Signal No. 2 raised over Metro Manila; NCR to feel Ruby's effects Monday evening

Public Storm Warning Signal No. 2 was raised over Metro Manila late Sunday evening as Typhoon Ruby continued slowly moving towards Mindoro. Current …

Palace: No work in government offices in NCR, southern Luzon on Monday

Work in government offices in the National Capital Region and in southern Luzon will be suspended on Monday, Dec. 8, a Malacañang spokesperson …

LOOK: Ruby generates storm surge in Calauag, Quezon

Typhoon Ruby generated storm surges in Calauag, Quezon, according to a tweet by a GMA News correspondent Hero Peewee, who is southern Luzon.  …

'Giant PH storms show climate change threat'

MANILA - Greenpeace global chief Kumi Naidoo said Sunday increasingly violent storms hitting the Philippines showed the world had to act on climate …

Climate