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LPA may intensify into cyclone anew; rains seen over Visayas — Pagasa

Pagasa satpic as of 7:14 pm, Sunday, March 23, 2014

The low pressure area (LPA), previously called tropical depression “Caloy,” could either intensify again once it passes over the open waters of the Sulu Sea or simply dissipate.

Posted: March 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Onset of dry season expected in two weeks, says Pagasa

Project NOAH MTSAT image as of March 4, 2014, 1:32 PM. Screengrab from http://noah.dost.gov.ph/

The Philippine summer is coming. The dry season is likely begin in the third week of March, signaling the arrival of warm and moist winds from the Pacific Ocean known as the easterlies, the state weather bureau said Tuesday.

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PH to have cloudy skies Thursday—Pagasa

MT Satellite image Feb. 20, 2014, 5:32 a.m. Screengrab from http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

Most parts of Luzon including Metro Manila will have cloudy skies as the tail-end of a cold front affects the northern and central parts of the Philippines’ largest island, the state weather bureau said early Thursday.

Posted: February 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cold winds to bring cloudy skies, isolated rains over Luzon, Visayas—Pagasa

Pagasa satellite image as of 09:00 pm, Tuesday, February 18, 2014

No tropical cyclone is expected in the country this week, but cold winds from the northeast will bring cloudy skies and isolated light rains over Luzon and the Visayas, according to state forecasters.

Posted: February 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Colder winds in extreme N. Luzon

MTSAT IR1 Feb. 6, 2014, 8:32 a.m. Screengrab from Project Noah

Extreme North Luzon will continue to experience colder winds as the northeast monsoon still lingers over the area, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said on Thursday.

Posted: February 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

LPA to enter PAR Thursday evening, may turn into cyclone

MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image 6:32 p.m., 29 January 2014. pagas.dost.gov.ph photo

The weather bureau anticipates the potential tropical cyclone spotted east of Northern Mindanao to enter the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) by Thursday evening.

Posted: January 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Metro Manila feels early morning chill at 15.8 degrees Celsius


Temperatures dropped further early Sunday in Metro Manila to a chilling 15.8 degrees Celsius and the weather bureau expects cooler mornings until mid-February.

Posted: January 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Cold, cold morning for Metro residents

Cartoon, January 26, 2014

Metro Manila residents woke up on Saturday to the coldest morning yet this year, with the temperature plunging to 16.9 degrees Celsius—and the weather bureau believes it could go even lower in the following weeks.

Posted: January 26th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Baguio stays cool at 8.4 degrees; Pagasa sees colder days until February

Burnham Park in Baguio City. PDI-NL PHOTOS / Richard Balonglong

The government weather bureau said residents in this mountain resort city should not expect warmer days in the next few weeks as the temperature on Monday morning stayed within the 8 degrees Celsius zone.

Posted: January 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Agaton’ may linger over Mindanao until Wednesday

In this picture taken on January 14, 2014, residents camp next to a bridge destroyed by flooding brought about by heavy rains in Davao Oriental province, on the southern island of Mindanao. AFP FILE PHOTO

With tropical depression “Agaton” continuing to move sluggishly across Mindanao, the weather bureau said that the cyclone could linger over the southern part of the country until Wednesday and hoisted on Sunday the public storm warning signal (PSWS) No. 1 over six provinces in the Caraga and Davao regions.

Posted: January 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Boat trips to 2 Samal Islands canceled by PCG due to Agaton

Island Garden City of Samal DENNIS JAY SANTOS

The Philippine Coast Guard has canceled all boat trips from this city to Talicud and Kaputian Islands in the Island Garden City of Samal, following the 1 p.m. advisory by the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), putting Davao del Sur and Davao City under storm signal number one because of tropical depression Agaton.

Posted: January 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Agaton winds lash out Surigao del Norte, Dinagat; 8,000 in evacuation centers

Rescuers from the Comval Emergency Response Team evacuate residents who were trapped in flooding of Compostela Valley and nearby provinces in southern Philippines. AP FILE PHOTO

Moderate to strong wind continued to lash out Surigao del Norte and Dinagat provinces on Sunday afternoon, since tropical depression “Agaton” began its onslaught Saturday evening.

Posted: January 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Pagasa warns of floods, landslides due to low pressure area


The state weather bureau alerted residents of Mindanao and Visayas to possible flash floods and landslides in light of heavy rains induced by a low-pressure area hovering east of the Philippines.

Posted: January 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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