The recent typhoon has damaged the SEA-ME-WE3 subsea cable which is located between Perth and Singapore. This cable system services different countries including the Philippines. This internet outage has slowed down the internet of countries in Southeast Asia. Aside from the SEA-ME-WE3 Subsea cable, the Asia-America Gateway, and the Insta-Asia subsea cable systems are also down.
Because of this incident, expect a higher latency in games that requires internet and also browsing websites. PLDT has also advised that the PLDT Home Broadband service is affected especially during peak hours.
The repairs are ongoing however it will take a month before it fully recovers.