DOLORES, Philippines - Tropical depression Ruby weakened further on Tuesday as the storm crawled across the central Philippines, while rescue workers struggled in its aftermath to reach towns in central provinces where thousands of homes were wrecked.
MANILA – After tropical cyclone ''Ruby'' (international name: Hagupit) ripped through the Philippines, state weather bureau PAGASA said it is monitoring yet another potential cyclone east of the country.
MANILA (UPDATED) - The death toll from a giant storm crossing the Philippines rose to 27 on Tuesday, the Red Cross said, but there was widespread relief after it brushed the capital without causing major damage.
Evacuees in the city of Manila may be allowed to return home today if the weather in the city continues to improve.
MANILA – Tropical cyclone ''Ruby'', which ripped through the Philippines and displaced residents in vulnerable areas in its path, has been downgraded into a tropical depression.
Protesters urged countries taking part at the UN Climate Change summit in Lima on Monday to help stop global warming after Typhoon Hagupit (local name Ruby) ripped through the Philippines at the weekend.
Higit 2,000 pamilya na ang nailikas sa Cavite bilang paghahanda sa mga posibleng epekto ng bagyong "Ruby" sa nasabing probinsiya.
Lalo pang humina ang bagyong "Ruby" matapos itong mag-landfall sa Batangas, Lunes ng gabi. Nakataas ang storm signal no. 2 sa Batangas, Northern Oriental Mindoro, Northern Occidental Mindoro at Lubang Island.
There was a lot of debate over where "Ruby" would make landfall. Weather agencies from different countries presented different forecast tracks. In the end, PAGASA's forecast turned out to be the most accurate.
Although weaker than super typhoon Yolanda, tropical cyclone Ruby still left a trail of destruction in the Samar provinces. Reports of fatalities are also coming in.