Evacuations ordered as more rains, floods expected

Dozens were evacuated in at least three towns as monsoon rains whipped by Typhoon Butchoy were expected to continue on Friday, the national disaster monitoring agency said.

Palace suspends work in gov't offices in NCR

MANILA - Malacañang suspended work in government offices and classes in public schools in Metro Manila on Friday afternoon.

'Butchoy' weakens after hitting Taiwan

MANILA – Typhoon ''Butchoy'' (international name: Nepartak) weakened Friday after making a landfall in Taiwan, but state weather bureau PAGASA said parts of the Philippines won't be spared from rains.

Over 15,000 evacuated as super typhoon hits Taiwan

TAIPEI - Super Typhoon Nepartak lashed Taiwan with powerful winds and torrential rain as it made landfall Friday, injuring dozens and forcing more than 15,000 to evacuate their homes as the island cancelled hundreds of flights and shut offices and schools.

Floods, class suspensions as monsoon rains hammer Luzon

Monsoon rains stirred by Typhoon “Butchoy” hammered vast swaths of Luzon on Friday, causing floods and forcing the cancellation of classes and flights, officials said.

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions for Friday, July 8, 2016

Classes on Friday, July 8, are suspended in parts of Luzon amid rains from Typhoon Butchoy and the southwest monsoon.

Expect more rain as 'Butchoy' barrels toward Taiwan

State weather bureau PAGASA said Thursday night that Typhoon Butchoy (international name Nepartak) is expected to bring more rain to parts of Luzon as it moves closer to Taiwan.

'Butchoy' slightly weakens, to exit PH on Friday

MANILA - Typhoon "Butchoy" (international name: "Nepartak") has slightly weakened, state weather bureau PAGASA said Thursday afternoon, but public storm warning signals remain hoisted over two areas.

Signal no. 2 raised over Batanes as 'Butchoy' slows down

MANILA – Public storm warning signal number 2 has been raised over the Batanes group of islands due to Typhoon ''Butchoy'' (international name: Nepartak), weather bureau PAGASA said.

'Butchoy' keeps strength, heads to Taiwan

Typhoon "Butchoy" (international name: Nepartak) maintained its strength as it headed to Taiwan with potentially destructive winds on Thursday, the state weather bureau said.