Ang lakas nito ay nasa 160 kph na may pagbugsong umaabot sa 195 kph, ayon sa PAGASA.
Typhoon Butchoy (international name Nepartak) intensified Tuesday night after it made its way into the Philippine area of responsibility, weather forecasters said.
SHANGHAI- Severe flooding across central and southern China over the past week has killed almost 130 people, damaged more than 1.9 million hectares of crops and led to direct economic losses of more than 38 billion yuan ($5.70 billion), state media said on Tuesday.
BASILAN – Several trees were toppled and some houses suffered damages when a whirlwind hit a barangay in Lamitan City, Basilan on Tuesday afternoon.
MANILA – Weather bureau PAGASA said that "Nepartak" has intensified into a typhoon and is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) between 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday.
PACK AN UMBRELLA: Western Visayas and parts of Southern Luzon will experience occasionally heavy rains on Wednesday, a holiday, if an approaching storm maintains its track and speed, state weather bureau PAGASA said Tuesday.
Naghahanda na ang mga ahensya ng gobyerno sa magiging epekto ng bagyo.
MANILA - Some 3.1 million Filipino families experienced hunger in the first quarter of 2016, higher than the 2.6 million number recorded in the last quarter of 2015, the latest Social Weather Stations survey revealed Monday.
A tropical storm outside the Philippine area of responsibility is unlikely to make landfall in the country, but a low pressure area off Luzon will bring rains in Southern Luzon and Visayas, state weather bureau PAGASA said Monday.
Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms is expected to prevail over the rest of the country.