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Storm warning signal #1 in 10 provinces; #2 in Isabela Tropical Depression Carina has intensified into a Tropical Storm as it continues to move in the general direction of Northern Luzon. In the severe weather bulletin issued by the PAG-ASA 5PM Saturday, the Tropical Storm Carina was at 290 km Northeast of Virac, Catanduanes with [...]

NASA Records Earth's Hottest, May 2016

NASA records the  hottest global mark in 136 years . NASA records the Earth’s hottest, breaking the global records. The Northern hemisphere has been reported to finish its hottest spring based on statistics’ record. The first four months of 2016 were the warmest globally in 136 years. The Arctic sea and the Greenland ice sheet started the unusual melting [...]

typhoon names

PAGASA Releases 2016 Typhoon Names The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) recently announced on Wednesday, May 25, the list of the typhoon names for 2016. As expected, it contains the list of common Filipino names like Ambo, Enteng, and Pepito and now, there are also uncommon ones like Ulysses and Ofel. According to [...]

The Philippines northernmost island-province, the Province of Batanes which is known in the Philippines as one of the places frequently hits by typhoons declared a state of calamity as the province experienced a prolonged dry spell. The provincial officials of the province declared that the entire Batanes is now under a state of calamity, citing [...]

El Niño phenomenon will continue to take its massive effect until the middle of the year as it is now experienced in at least 30 provinces in the country, Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) acting Administrator Dr. Vicente Malano said yesterday. (State weather forecasters are expecting effects of El Niño to last [...]

PAGASA

After the tropical storm ‘Mario’ left the country’s area of responsibility, weatherman tells people that another weather disturbance is expected to develop into a low pressure area in the coming days. With these, they tell people to still be prepared.   According to the weather forecaster of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administartion [...]

The Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System (GDACS) warned on Friday, January 31, 2014 that up to 11.5 million people in various areas in Mindanao and Visayas could be affected by storm surges due to Bagyong Basyang. GDACS stated that low lying areas with huge populations are most vulnerable to storm surges. The tropical storm [...]

Bagyong Basyang

The Philippine weather bureau PAGASA released their latest Bagyong Basyang weather bulletin at exactly 5:00 PM of January 31, 2014. According to PAGASA, the center of Basyang was located at 201 kilometers East of Surigao del Norte, moving West at 33 kilometer per hour (kph). Bagyong Basyang is now packing a maximum sustained winds of [...]

The Tropical cyclone “Basyang” whose international name is Kajiki has intensified into a storm, threatening some areas in the Visayas and Mindanao (VisMin) as confirmed by PAGASA. According to PAGASA as of 10:00 AM on Friday, January 31, 2013 “Basyang” was spotted 500 kilometers East Northeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur. The Bagyong Basyang gained [...]

The Tropical Depression Basyang was spotted at 768 kilometers east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur according to PAGASA on their latest weather bulletin issued at around 5:00 AM of January 31, 2014. Bagyong Basyang is the second Tropical Depression that enters the Philippine Area of responsibility after the much-hyped Tropical Depression Agaton which was dubbed [...]