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15-feet storm surges may hit Samar, says Project NOAH

Storm surge simulation for the towns of (clockwise from upper left) Tarangnan, Sta. Margarita, Catbalogan and Gandara.  Image from Project NOAH.

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) on Saturday said that storm surges caused by Typhoon Ruby (international codename: Habagat) may reach up to 4.6 meters or 15 feet.

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

2 more storms before yearend–Pagasa

mtsat dec 1 2014 601am

The state weather bureau expects up to two more cyclones until the year ends.

Posted: December 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Habagat’ to transition to ‘Amihan’ in October

Screengrab from www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph

October would be the transition period in Philippine weather as the lingering southwest monsoon, known locally as “Habagat,” would dissipate for the oncoming trade winds, or “Amihan,” the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

LPA east of Luzon enhances habagat


The low pressure area (LPA) spotted east of Luzon maintained its strength but would continue to enhance the southwest monsoon or “habagat,” the state weather bureau said Saturday.

Posted: August 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Yellow rainfall alert raised in Metro Manila, 6 provinces

Project NOAH satellite image as of 11:00 AM, Tuesday, August 5, 2014

With the southwest monsoon (Habagat) getting some boost from Typhoon “Jose” (international name: Halong), the weather bureau on Tuesday raised a yellow rainfall alert over Metro Manila and neighboring provinces.

Posted: August 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »