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‘Dante’ maintains strength as new cyclone seen in Palawan–Pagasa

MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image 1 p.m., 08 June 2013

A new weather disturbance near Palawan is being monitored by the state weather bureau, while tropical depression “Dante” maintains its strength as it moves north-northeastward.

Posted: June 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Monsoon brings heavy rains to Metro Manila, provinces


Metro Manila and neighboring provinces on Friday were lashed by rains brought about by the northeast monsoon, or the cold winds blowing in from Siberia, according to the weather bureau.

Posted: February 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gov’t’s face of disaster risk reduction quits

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The familiar face representing the government’s response to disasters has resigned. He was known to lighten the mood in a stormy weather with his funny asides.

Posted: January 12th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Shallow low pressure area spotted off Palawan

MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image 6:32 p.m., 09 July 2012

A shallow low pressure area (SLPA) spotted off near Palawan Monday will bring rains within the area, the state weather bureau said.

Posted: July 9th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Dams safe as ‘Ambo’ heads north


Water levels in major dams in Luzon are still at safe levels as Tropical Storm “Ambo” makes its way through the country Friday.

Posted: June 1st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Low pressure area spotted in Bicol


A low pressure area was spotted some 940 kilometers east of southern Luzon or the Bicol region, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said in its latest bulletin Sunday.

Posted: May 27th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PH is best lab for extreme weather chasers


A country that gets hit by 20 typhoons every year may not be the best place to live for most people. But for weather enthusiasts and storm chasers, the Philippines’ reputation as storm central has made it the best place to witness the power of nature.

Posted: May 20th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Watch out! High heat expected to scorch Tuguegarao, Metro Manila

MTSAT ENHANCED IR Satellite Image for 10:32 A.M PST

Tuguegarao, Metro Manila and other parts of Luzon will again record high heat as the summer season continues to scorch the country.

Posted: April 19th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Rains in Metro not caused by LPA—Pagasa


Wednesday morning’s rains in Metro Manila were caused not by an incoming low pressure area, but the convergence of winds, forecasters of the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said.

Posted: November 2nd, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Weather’s fine but storm still nearby

PAGASA-DOST MTSAT-EIR Satellite Image for 1 p.m., 13 September 2011

Metro Manila and the rest of the country had relatively fair weather on Monday. Part of the reason: The tropical depression hovering over the East Philippine Sea did not swirl into the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) Sunday night as the weather bureau had forecast. After moving at a fast clip, the depression (“Onyok”) suddenly [...]

Posted: September 13th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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