23. Core (Eye & Eyewall) Track: Northern tip of Catanduanes; Siruma and Quinabucasan Point, Northern coastal areas of Camarines Sur; Daet and the rest of the Northern coast of Camarines Norte; Mauban, Quezon; Santa Cruz and the southern shore towns of Laguna Lake, Laguna; southern portions of National Capital Region including Cavite City; Southern tip of Bataan specifically Mariveles incl. None. At the foot of Mayon Volcano, whole families, villages and barangays were buried in volcanic debris giving up most of the fatalities. Cruz, Laguna and Laguna Lake; Taytay and Cainta, Rizal; Quezon City; most of Bulacan; San Fernando and Arayat, Pampanga; Central Tarlac Province; Cape Bolinao, Pangasinan. Storm surges, floods, and landslides continued killing and destroying Panay's populated areas including the famous Boracay Island. >> Back to Typhoon2000.com: Information Page, THE TWELVE WORST TYPHOONS OF THE PHILIPPINES. This summary is based on news, weather reports and storm logs, NDCC publications, historical archives and personal accounts. But in less than 24 hours it strengthened to an even large, solid rotating mass of pure fury. Summary written by Dominic Alojado, MD. With the howling winds full of deadly debris, the raging lahars that thundered down the volcano's slopes gave people no time, or choice to escape. Still with typhoon strength, it ravaged Cuyo Islands and Coron, Palawan and exited to the South China Sea by midday of September 4. Legazpi City and the rest of Albay which was under its intense Southern Eyewall, bore the brunt of the typhoon as large buildings lost their roofs while concrete and steel structures crumpled and bowed down everywhere. But the ferry's crew had no idea that they are sailing in collision against FRANK's eyewall. But the ferry's crew had no idea that they are sailing in collision against FRANK's eyewall. Cruz and Boac, Marinduque; Calapan City, Baco and San Teodoro, Oriental Mindoro; Binarera Point between Paluan and Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro. Thousands of houses in the rural areas of the province were leveled and destroyed by its ferocious winds. It was a rather below-average season, producing a total of 23 tropical storms, 13 typhoons and 4 intense typhoons. REMING then exited towards the South China Sea by dawn of December 1. It slightly weakened but still slammed Tacloban City with a full fury of devastating winds wrecking buildings and houses and snapping trees and electric posts. Groves of coconut trees and steel power lines were snapped in two or twisted in unexplainable shapes. PhP 10.846B damage. Typhoon Trix, caused floods and landslides in the Bicol region where it caused … By early afternoon, around 1:30pm, Oct 13, SENING's eye bore down directly over Naga City that momentarily gave its citizens its awesome calmness. It then moved at Lagonoy Gulf, churning the sea into a violent monster that ravaged the shorelines of Albay and Camarines Sur. A section of a historic bridge across Bago River was swept by raging torrents. 895 deaths 8. After hitting Legazpi, SISANG made its way to lash directly with its eye over Iriga, the small southern city of Camarines Sur before exiting Burias Strait. The storm then moved over Northern Cebu flooding more towns and cities. It was a large and powerful howler as it approached Surigao del Norte in the early afternoon of November 12. Rescue and relief efforts were delayed due to damaged roads and bridges, and the focus of rescuers on trapped people in the capsized ferry. "The winds ripped-off roofs and tops of coconut trees. Forecasters plotted again that FRANK will move north to Bicol and exit the country but FRANK defied the forecast hitting the smaller islands of Samar. 220 kph 7. Core (Eye & Eyewall) Track: Virac Point, Catanduanes; Sagñay and Naga City in Camarines Sur; inner portion of Ragay Gulf, Calauag, Lopez Bay coastline, Atimonan and Lucban in Quezon; towns at the southern and southwestern shore of Laguna Lake in Laguna; Cavite; southern outskirts of National Capital Region; Mariveles and Lima in Bataan. Ships and other seacrafts docked at Roxas City’s Culasi Port were destroyed and sunk while the port itself sustained insurmountable damage. Core (Eye & Eyewall) Track: Southmost tip of Virac Point, Catanduanes; Tabaco and Tiwi in Albay; Mt. As the typhoon exited it slowed down and remained quasi-stationary for 2 days at the Spratly Islands dumping heavy rains at Northern Palawan. In just a few hours the powerful howler neared Catanduanes inflicting damage on coastal towns of Northern Samar and Sorsogon due to raging sea waves. November 10-14, 1990 Two days after its birth, it rapidly intensified to a supertyphoon, but its strength was short-lived when it entered the unusually dry air over eastern Bicol. The ferry capsized over the shallow waters of Sibuyan Island drowning and trapping hundreds (click here to view Satellite Map). It then entered Jintotolo Channel rampaging over fishing vessels fleeing the typhoon westward from the Visayan Sea. ; Marinduque, Verde Island, Puerto Galera and coastline of Oriental Mindoro and Batangas Province, Lubang Island. The howler rampaged Mactan Island destroying and almost leveling all houses in the small municipality-island of Cordova nearby, smashing and sinking ships in the harbor, and then to the heart of Cebu City by the early evening until early dawn of the next day leaving the metropolitan helpless without electricity and drinking water amidst the terrible debris everywhere. (see figures 17 & 18). Not long, by noontime REMING's gusts went past 280 kph and ticking towards 300 kph! By 5 PM of June 20, FRANK maintained strength as it traversed Samar. 1,363 deaths (unofficial est. 1,492-3,000 +)PhP 4.1B damage The Joint Typhoon Warning Center in Honolulu started monitoring and naming storms in the Western Pacific region in 1945, originally using female names in English alphabetical order. As PEPENG exited the northwestern part of Cagayan, an interaction between the two typhoons called the Fujiwhara Effect occurred, thus stalling PEPENG at the Luzon Strait, west of the Babuyan Islands. Almost a quarter of Ormoc's population drowned and their bloated bodies were littered everywhere in the city while other fatalities were numerously floating at Ormoc Bay and Camotes Sea being feasted by sharks and other fishes. That time an entire fishing fleet from Cadiz City, Negros Occidental was racing to seek shelter in Capiz and Northern Iloilo thinking the storm would move north. Fig. The typhoon's westward track continued towards the coastline of Aklan. Devastation spread across Camarines Sur as REMING quickly moved west. Around 8 PM, FRANK slowly jogged westward sweeping the southern tip of Masbate. Officials estimated 1,200 dead and missing reminding them of Mayon's famous 1814 eruption. Scanned Satellite Photo of NITANG. REMING churned Lagonoy Gulf and headed for Camarines Sur but along its wake ferocious winds left almost nothing of Rapu-Rapu and Batan islands, stripped-off the forests of Catanduanes, destroying 80% of all its houses and buildings, and ramming ships and tankers aground. 250 kph Stories of drama and sorrow filled television and radio news on harrowing escape of victims thru heroic deaths of rescue groups and volunteers. By midday, it struck Iloilo City, bearing more devastation to houses and buildings, and then towards Antique shortly after lunch spawning raging floods in the province's major rivers. Core (Eye & Eyewall) Track: Dinagat Island; Southern Leyte; Mactan Island, Cebu City and the rest of Central Cebu Island; San Carlos City, D.S. When: October 8, 1881. (see figures 5 & 6), By 5 PM of June 20, FRANK maintained strength as it traversed Samar. Fig. The weakening typhoon ravaged southern shores of Batangas and destroyed more of northern Mindoro after hitting Calapan City. But above Mayon Volcano, torrential rains continued and the saturated volcanic debris finally gave way. The missing surpassed the official death toll and was presumed to be dead beneath tons of mud and rocks. Typhoon Washi hits the northern part of Mindanao island on December 16, 2011, killing at least 1,080 people. Benedicto, Murcia and Bacolod City in Negros Occidental; Northern Guimaras; Iloilo City and the Southwestern Iloilo Prov. A little over a month after Nitang ravaged the Visayas and Northern Mindanao, UNDANG entered the country as a very strong typhoon and reached almost “super typhoon” status ravaging Southern parts of Samar Island by early morning of November 5. This page is updated every 6 hours (03, 09, 15, and 21 UTC/GMT) except during months of rare occurrence.   Schools, government structures, hospitals, banks and many important buildings were destroyed. SENING went on to ravage Laguna, Cavite and the rest of the National Capital Region by dawn of October 14 inflicting major damage to major urban residential, industrial and commercial centers of the metro. The Philippine Weather Bureau started naming storms within their area of responsibility in 1963, using female Filipino names ending in the former native alphabetical order. It regained strength as she crossed the Visayan Sea by the middle of the day heading full-force to the islands off Carles in Iloilo Province. Devastation spread across Camarines Sur as REMING quickly moved west. The … Receive Twitter PHILIPPINES TYPHOON WARNINGS ALERTS for typhoons & tropical storms that may directly affect Puerto Galera and other popular Philippine water sports and sailing areas. But because of the heavy precipitation, rivers swelled and landslides came down in a deluge in the mid-morning of November 5 at the upper areas of Ormoc City in Leyte. NITANG made landfall at the island of Nonoc and coastline of Surigao del Norte at about 2 AM of September 2 (see figures 7 & 8) and ravaged Surigao City with its strongest winds for the rest of dawn leaving the city totally devastated. Schools, government structures, hospitals, banks and many important buildings were destroyed. It was considered the deadliest natural disaster of the country. English Map on Philippines about Extratropical Cyclone, Flash Flood and more; published on 31 Mar 2017 by OCHA ... Philippines: Typhoon Chan-hom - … burst its banks and sent a deluge of mud, water, debris and thousands of logs to the municipalities of Kabankalan and Ilog killing hundreds. June 18-23, 2008 The deadliest storm on record was Thelma, which killed around 5,100 in 1991. But typhoons over oce-anic sectors are not so well documen ted although historical archives have been used to extend typhoon chronologies over the Philippines and part of … in Northern Iloilo at about noontime and plummeled its howling winds and powerful waves that battered the Northern coast of Capiz, wiping out coastal barangays, twisting metal trusses and galvanized iron roofs flattening houses in other coastal municipalities up to the capital, Roxas City. PEPENG was hovering over the Mountain Province in the morning of October 8. Northern tip of Sorsogon Province; Albay specifically Legazpi City; Southern Camarines Sur particularly Iriga City and the municipalities of Nabua and Bato; Burias Is., southern tip of Bondoc Peninsula of Quezon Prov. By break of daylight of June 21, FRANK's 170 kph winds were churning Jintotolo Channel and the coastline of Capiz. The passage of the eye in Cebu during dusk until late evening of Nov. 12 was quite unnoticed for everybody was still recuperating form the passage of the eyewall of the leading side. Crossing Ragay Gulf, the howler destroyed poverty-stricken fishing towns of Southern Quezon and then on to flatten more houses and vegetation at Marinduque. The typhoon then crossed Leyte Gulf and bore down forests and towns of Leyte sending large floods and landslides. ", Typhoon “FRANK” (Fengshen)   New Entry! With high winds and torrential rain, Lake Mainit bordering Surigao del Norte with Agusan del Norte spilled its contents washing away more than a thousand homes along its shores killing hundreds. By that time the continuous rains already saturated Cagayan Valley, Sierra Madre and the Cordilleras for 5 days triggering dozens of landslides isolating mountainous and remote towns and villages. Heavy damage was already inflicted in Surigao before RUPING made landfall at Dinagat Island at midnight and headed for Southern Leyte by early morning of November 13 devastating Maasin and its neighbors. Ships and other seacrafts docked at Roxas City’s Culasi Port were destroyed and sunk while the port itself sustained insurmountable damage. After crossing the southern tip of Leyte later that morning, the typhoon slightly weakened but dumped torriental rains in Camiguin Island and Bohol creating mudslides and flashfloods. REMING churned Lagonoy Gulf and headed for Camarines Sur but along its wake ferocious winds left almost nothing of Rapu-Rapu and Batan islands, stripped-off the forests of Catanduanes, destroying 80% of all its houses and buildings, and ramming ships and tankers aground. Track of  Typhoon NITANG. ; Hamtic and San Jose de Buenavista, Antique; Northern part of Cuyo Islands; Linapacan Strait, Northern Palawan. It slightly weakened but still slammed Tacloban City with a full fury of devastating winds wrecking buildings and houses and snapping trees and electric posts. Individual tracks are courtesy of Unisys.com. At 2 AM June 21, the typhoon started intensifying from 150 kph to 170 kph wind gusts and massive rainclouds of its southern eyewall started enveloping Bantayan Island, Northern Negros and Panay. Core (Eye & Eyewall) Track: Northern tip of Sorsogon Province; Albay specifically Legazpi City; Southern Camarines Sur particularly Iriga City and the municipalities of Nabua and Bato; Burias Is., southern tip of Bondoc Peninsula of Quezon Prov. Northern Luzon and eastern Visayas are the areas most frequently hit by tropical storms. This usual looking typhoon forming in the Pacific slowly during the 28th of November would become the country's worst typhoon since records have been written. ROSING was quite slow-moving and erratic as it approached the country early morning of October 30 prompting authorities to alert a wide area of the Visayas up to Northern Luzon. 1,363 deaths (unofficial est. It bludgeoned the heart of Negros Island and the cities of Bacolod and Dumaguete. Officials estimated 1,200 dead and missing reminding them of Mayon's famous 1814 eruption. 230 kph November 2-7, 1991 Shortly after midnight of Oct. 20 LOLENG was in full fury of a Super Typhoon heading for Bicol, sending its strong winds and rain already at Eastern and Northern Samar (see figures 19 & 20). At that same time a powerful Typhoon named MELOR was cruising about a thousand miles to the east of Batanes, moving towards the sea south of Japan. The large eye passed directly over Legazpi City and unleashed horrible damage to Albay with mudslides that thundered down Mayon Volcano and tremendous surges that swept the seacoast clean of houses, ports and sea vessels (see figures 13 & 14). As forecasted earlier it is expected to sideswipe Eastern Samar and miss the country. Ike also directly hit China where it became the biggest tropical cyclone to afflict Guangxi since 1954. At the foot of Mayon Volcano, whole families, villages and barangays were buried in volcanic debris giving up most of the fatalities. REMING, fueled by the warm Philippine Sea along the Bicol Region, increased to winds of unimaginable strength and spraying heavy rain as far as Northern Visayas up to the rest of Luzon. The most recent, Typhoon Vamco, left … Daet was directly hit after an hour by ROSING as she scoured more of Camarines Norte. Fig. In 2013, only six storms have affected the country. Super Typhoon “REMING” (Durian) Devastation spread across Camarines Sur as REMING quickly moved west. November 26-December 1, 2006 Weakened by the landfall to 150 kph, FRANK continued ravaging Bulacan, Pampanga, Tarlac spawning floods before exiting via Cape Bolinao in Pangasinan. 734 deaths (unofficial estimate up to 1,200)PhP 5.086B damage. Fig. With this, high winds and heavy rains continued for 48 hours at the specified area, flooding the Bicol River Basin (from October 21 until the early morning hours of the 23rd). Large trucks were flipped and buildings never escaped damage. 1,492-3,000 +). Cruz and Boac, Marinduque; Calapan City, Baco and San Teodoro, Oriental Mindoro; Binarera Point between Paluan and Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro. November 26-December 1, 2006 The missing surpassed the official death toll and was presumed to be dead beneath tons of mud and rocks. The enormous Panay (pronounced as “Pan - ay”) River overflowed, transforming half of Capiz into a sea of raging waters filled with debris from trees, houses, fishponds and corpses with dead animals. Virac, Catanduanes; Lanuy and Quinalasag Camarines Sur and Camarines Norte coastline; Polillio Islands; Dinangalan, Aurora; Gabaldon and Palayan City, Nueva Ecija; Urdaneta, Dagupan City, Alaminos and Bani, Pangasinan. It left most of Albay and southern Catanduanes helpless and dying. Exiled in Hong Kong: Famous Company for Edward Snowden. Typhoon LOLENG was a roaring howler by late Oct. 19 at the Philippine Sea heading for Bicol Region. Satellite Images courtesy of Karl Hoarau, NPMOC/Joint Typhoon Warning Center (taken from the 1970, 1984, 1991 and 1993 ATCRs), NOAA, & Digital-Typhoon.org. Tropical Storm “URING” (Thelma)  The unpredictable behavior of FRANK traversed seven islands, directly affecting 16 provinces and spawned floods as far as Central and Western Mindanao. Core (Eye & Eyewall) Track: Llorente, Eastern Samar and Talalora, Samar; Babatngon, N. Leyte incl. Storm surges, floods, and landslides continued killing and destroying Panay's populated areas including the famous Boracay Island. PhP 10.846B damage ROSING was one of the strongest typhoons in the Philippines to hit land with gusts reaching up to 260 kph as it approached the Bicol Region at late evening of All Saint's Day, 938 deaths (unofficial estimate up to 1,501). As a tropical storm in June 19 at the Philippine Sea east of Surigao, FRANK slowly drifted towards the southern tip of Samar. 1,492-3,000 +)PhP 4.1B damage. 172 kph It’s also one of the poorest countries in the world, with a GDP per capita of just $4,500 in 2012. 320 kph Aerial surveys of Camarines Sur, Albay and Catanduanes showed complete devastation. Core (Eye & Eyewall) Track: Southmost tip of Virac Point, Catanduanes; Tabaco and Tiwi in Albay; Mt. RUPING affected 1,010,004 families or total affected persons of 5,498,290. Core (Eye & Eyewall) Track: Siargao and Nonoc Is., Surigao del Norte incl. REMING then exited towards the South China Sea by dawn of December 1. Aerial surveys of Camarines Sur, Albay and Catanduanes showed complete devastation. Not long, by noontime REMING's gusts went past 280 kph and ticking towards 300 kph! The season's first named storm, Damrey, … With more than 7,000 islands, the coastline is vulnerable to storm surges. When URING arrived at Northern Negros by early afternoon, it dumped heavy rain flooding Northern Negros, wiping out houses from their foundations along rivers in Bacolod City and Victorias while leaving others marooned in the fast rising waters of the rivers. Here's a rundown of just how bad the problem is, A resident walks past high waves pounding the seawall amid strong winds as Typhoon Haiyan hit the city of Legazpi, Albay province, Philippines, on Nov. 8, 2013. By early evening of that day it left Panay Island and devastated the Calamian Group of Islands in Palawan before exiting by dawn of November 6 at the South China Sea. It was silent for an hour so others thought that the typhoon was over. ; Marinduque, Verde Island, Puerto Galera and coastline of Oriental Mindoro and Batangas Province, Lubang Island. November 3-6, 1984 ROSING was one of the strongest typhoons in the Philippines to hit land with gusts reaching up to 260 kph as it approached the Bicol Region at late evening of All Saint's Day (see figures 3 & 4). During these storms, more than 2,500 people lost their lives. FRANK was very destructive in many ways including forecasting blunders of monitoring agencies. NITANG made landfall at the island of Nonoc and coastline of Surigao del Norte at about 2 AM of September 2 (see figures 7 & 8) and ravaged Surigao City with its strongest winds for the rest of dawn leaving the city totally devastated. © 2020 TIME USA, LLC. Core (Eye & Eyewall) Track: Calanasan Pt., Aparri and Claveria, Cagayan; Luzon Strait; Bangui and Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte; Calanasan and Kabugao, Apayao; thru Alcala and Twin Peaks, Cagayan; off Divilican Bay and Eastern coast of Cagayan; Thumb Peak, Maconacon, Tumauini and thru Quirino, Isabela; Bontoc, Mountain Province; Sta.Lucia and Sta.Cruz, La Union; the mouth of Lingayen Gulf then out to South China Sea. The ferry capsized over the shallow waters of Sibuyan Island drowning and trapping hundreds, 1,363 deaths (unofficial est. 11. Goni brought severe gusts of 174mph at its most extreme. This usual looking typhoon forming in the Pacific slowly during the 28th of November would become the country's worst typhoon since records have been written. Typhoon Reming, also known as Durian, which hit the Philippines in November 2006, was the strongest tropical cyclone to devastate the country before Haiyan, according to the World Meteorological Organization. Polillio Island was also ravaged as the storm headed west-northwest for the whole day with winds and rain unceasingly devastating everything in its path. 9. Despite its intensity, deaths were lesser than expected due to preparations beforehand but it was too catastrophic that the whole Mindanao, Visayas, Central Luzon, NCR, Bicol and Southern Tagalog Regions sustained heavy damage and were considered calamity areas. It was the signature of the country's most powerful typhoon in history. The river bisecting the city burst its banks and overflowed, drowning the whole city in more than 10 feet of water laden with mud and debris. Hundreds of marine vessels around the Visayas were destroyed. 979 deaths Fig. Individual tracks are courtesy of Unisys.com. ; Hamtic and San Jose de Buenavista, Antique; Northern part of Cuyo Islands; Linapacan Strait, Northern Palawan. The howler rampaged Mactan Island destroying and almost leveling all houses in the small municipality-island of Cordova nearby, smashing and sinking ships in the harbor, and then to the heart of Cebu City by the early evening until early dawn of the next day leaving the metropolitan helpless without electricity and drinking water amidst the terrible debris everywhere. After 24 hours, it intensified into a typhoon and grew in size shifting west-northwest, making landfall at Llorente, Eastern Samar around 1:30 PM destroying coconut groves and homes. Super Typhoon “REMING” (Durian) The large eye of typhoon RUPING was also fully appreciated by more than a million people of the affected population after passing directly over large and densely populated cities of Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue, Cebu, Bacolod and Iloilo. At about early evening of October 21, LOLENG came ashore and hit directly Catanduanes with Virac taking full force of gusts up to 259 kph. By the early evening of November 13, it was at the vicinity of Linapacan Strait, Palawan flattening more houses before exiting to South China Sea. Two days since its birth in the Philippine Sea near the south of the Marianas REMING intensified into a typhoon of minimal strength. At Baguio, the famous Burnham Park Lagoon overflowed and flooded adjacent areas. Core (Eye & Eyewall) Track: Mercedes and Guiuan, Eastern Samar; Abuyog and Mac Arthur, Leyte; Cebu City and Toledo City in Cebu; San Carlos City, Murcia and Bago City in Negros Occidental; Southern tip of Guimaras, San Joaquin, Iloilo; Anini-y, Antique; Cuyo Islands and Northern Palawan. burst its banks and sent a deluge of mud, water, debris and thousands of logs to the municipalities of Kabankalan and Ilog killing hundreds. One resident of Caramoan, a nearby town, spoke on what she witnessed during the passage of its eye. RUPING affected 1,010,004 families or total affected persons of 5,498,290. 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